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Liquors, prohibited cigarettes seized at Barka
Liquors, prohibited cigarettes seized at Barka

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) at Barka succeeded in seizing big amounts of liquors, prohibited cigarette brands and chewed tobacco...

16/01/2014

Violators fined at Khasab
Violators fined at Khasab

A primary court at Khasab issued a ruling against one of the commercial establishments operating there for offering for sale cigarettes nonconforming with the standards and specifications set for local market.  The defendant was fined RO 300, and the goods were confiscated. 

16/01/2014

Awareness lecture at Shinass Health Center
Awareness lecture at Shinass Health Center

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Batinah North organized awareness lecture at Shinass Health Centre, in line with the efforts done for wide-spreading awareness and knowledge of consumer obligations and rights. 

15/01/2014

Violators fined, jailed and set for deportation
Violators fined, jailed and set for deportation

The efforts of the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Sharqiyah South go on to pursue violators of the Law of Consumer Protection and the regulations affiliated; where the competent courts recently issued two court rulings in cases that have been referred to by the Public Prosecution. 

15/01/2014

Awareness lectures and events conclude
Awareness lectures and events  conclude

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) took part in a number of awareness events.  At the exhibition organized by the Omani Society for Diabetics at Oman International Exhibition Centre, the PACP gave a lecture on the risks of chewed tobacco and the efforts done to reduce the availability of these prohibited goods. 

12/01/2014

PACP bags Excellence Award
 PACP bags Excellence Award

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection bagged Award of Excellence for the e-portal it built.  The award has been delivered to the PACP during the activities of the Third E-Government Conference, held in Dubai. 

16/12/2013

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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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