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Judicial Ruling against a car vehicle for selling a defected windshield
Judicial Ruling against a car vehicle for selling a defected windshield

The Criminal Panel at Ibri Primary Court issued a penal ruling against a mechanical engineer from an Asian nationality who works in an agency specializing in selling and maintaining cars. 

 

31/07/2013

Large quantities of spoilt potatoes seized at Barka. It exceeded 27 thousand KGS
Large quantities of spoilt potatoes seized at Barka. It exceeded 27 thousand KGS

As part of the efforts exerted by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to detect many dangerous practices that endanger the health and safety of consumers, judicial officers at the Consumer Protection Department in Barka managed to seize some expatriate laborers while carrying large quantities of spoilt potatoes; in collaboration with Royal Oman Police and the Public Prosecution. The seized quantities were exceeding 27 thousand kilograms collected by such expatriate laborers from the waste dump at Barka to distribute the same to shops, restaurants and cafes as goods valid for the human consumption; though they were certainly knowing that such quantities of potatoes were spoilt and not valid for the human consumption. 

29/07/2013

Unhealthy meats seized at Batinah North before being distributed to restaurants and cafes.
 Unhealthy meats seized at Batinah North before being distributed to restaurants and cafes.

The Consumer Protection Department at Batinah North Governorate managed to detect expatriate workers while trying to seize some pieces of the livestock and sheep meats brought in to slaughterhouses by getting the same using illegal means. The workers were intending to collect and store the same meats in cold stores, keep them in a farm in preparation for distributing the same to restaurants and cafes at night. Judicial officers managed to confiscate a quantity of 250 kgs of meat.  

29/07/2013

A Primary Ruling issued against a fishing company in Nizwa
A Primary Ruling issued against a fishing company in Nizwa

The Primary Court in Nizwa issued its ruling in the so-called fish case of Nizwa by convicting the first, second, third and fourth accused people pursuant to article no. 293 of the Omani Penal Code and article no. 21 of the Consumer Protection Law. 

24/07/2013

Indictment, imprisonments, fines and 3 penal orders for violators in Barka
Indictment, imprisonments, fines and 3 penal orders for violators in Barka

As part of the efforts exerted by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACI), represented by Barka Department at Al-Batinah South Governorate, the department has got recently four judgments indicting and posing fines amounting to (610) Omani Riyals, sentencing to imprisonment, closing the shop and obligating the accused to pay the expenses.

22/07/2013

Consumer Protection Department at Al-Batinah North refunds the value of a defected vehicle to a consumer
Consumer Protection Department at Al-Batinah North refunds the value of a defected vehicle to a consumer

The Consumer Protection Department at Al-Batinah North Governorate managed to hold an amicable settlement with a car agency by refunding the amount paid by the consumer against returning the purchased car to the agency once more due to the presence of clear manufacturing defects that appeared in such car after completing the selling operation. 

22/07/2013

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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