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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.