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PACP launches bus-based promotional drive
PACP launches bus-based promotional drive

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) launched a new promotional drive using buses, in collaboration with Desert King Co., which provides PACP with its 17 buses fleet for free.

08/10/2012

PACP organizes an exhibition for counterfeit goods
PACP organizes an exhibition for counterfeit goods

Within participation at Salalah Tourism Festival 2012, Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has organized an exhibition for counterfeit, prohibited and original goods at Samahram Hall at the Municipal Recreational Center. The exhibition opening ceremony was under the sponsorship of HE Sheikh Salem bin Oufeet al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality and Chairman of Organizing Committee of Salalah Festival; with the attendance of HE Dr. Saied bin Khamis al Kabee, Chairman of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection.

04/09/2012

PACP intensifies inspection drives
PACP intensifies inspection drives

The administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate OF Al Buraimi has drawn a plan for the inspection and monitoring local markets before and during Eid. Multi-teams for inspections have been formed to carry out inspection drives every day from 08:00 am to midnight on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

03/09/2012

PACP withdraws melamine ware from market for containing formaldehyde
PACP withdraws melamine ware from market for containing formaldehyde

HE Dr. Said bin Khamis al Kaabi, the Chairman of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection has issued on July 18th 2012 a decree no. 404/2012. The first article of the four-article decree prohibits marketing and distributing melamine ware produced in Taiwan for containing formaldehyde. The second article provides for the withdrawal of the above mentioned products from all local markets for the sake of keeping public health safe. The third article provides for the punishment of whoever violates this decree according to the article no. 21 of the Consumer Protection Law. The fourth article provides for enacting the decree from the date of issue.

24/07/2012

THE PUBLIC PROSECUTION ORDERED TO FINE THE VIOLATORS OF THE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW
THE PUBLIC PROSECUTION ORDERED TO FINE THE VIOLATORS OF THE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW

In the framework of the keenness of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection on the safety and health of consumers, the Public Prosecution has published four orders penalty, imposing the fines totaling four hundred RO against four defendants for violating the provisions of Article (8) of the Consumer Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. 81 / 2002, with the lack of commitment to put goods' prices.

23/07/2012

PACP seizes 271 expired herbal products
PACP seizes 271 expired herbal products

The Administration of Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of al Dakhlia has seized 271 expired goods and products of cosmetic plant and medical natural herbs offered for sale.

16/07/2012

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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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