Consumer Protection Barka recently participated in the 20th winter camp for girl guides, held under the theme “Communication, growth, impact”. The camp was held in the Sultan Qaboos Scout Camp in Al Malada. The participation comes within PACP efforts to spread awareness and participate with various activities serving the community.
Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Dhahira was able to conclude an amicable settlement between a consumer and a car dealer in the governorate, and recovered the advanced payment of OMR 1,000 to the consumer against returning the vehicle and revoking the sale contract, as a result of several defects in the vehicle that appeared within fifteen days from the date of purchase.
Consumer Protection, Barka, imposed several administrative penalties on a number of companies for violating the consumer protection law, promulgated by royal decree No: 66/2014.
The primary courts in Sharqiya North recently issued 14 verdicts against a number of violators of the consumer protection law, with fines amounting to OMR 14,730, three months imprisonment and seizure and destruction of the violating goods.