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"We are All Consumer" … A Thrilling Volunteering Team
"We are All Consumer" … A Thrilling Volunteering Team

A group of community members formed recently a volunteering team called "We are All Consumers" as part of the public volunteering initiatives taken to raise the awareness of the community, in collaboration with the Public Consumer Protection Authority (PACP).  

27/02/2014

Beauty salon fined RO 1000 at Ibra
Beauty salon fined RO 1000 at Ibra

A primary court at Ibra issued a court ruling against one of the beauty salons operating in the governorate. The shop used to promote and sell cosmetics with no data labels and expired beautification products. 

24/02/2014

Indecent posters, chewed tobacco confiscated at Al Batinah
Indecent posters, chewed tobacco confiscated at Al Batinah

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the governorate of Al Batinah North referred a number of cases filled to the Public Prosecution; in line with the efforts done by the PACP to launch many inspections drives at the local markets. 

24/02/2014

PACP holds awareness lectures at Al Sharqiyah
 PACP holds awareness lectures at Al Sharqiyah

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Sharqiyah South has participated in a number of awareness activities and events. Under the theme” Be Ready” an event was held for students and parents at a number of public schools. 

24/02/2014

Asian expat prepares meals at private accommodation caught
 Asian expat prepares meals at private accommodation caught

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Sharqiyah North caught an Asian expat used to prepare meals for sale inside his private accommodation. After carrying out investigations with the Asian expat, it has been find out that he used to practice this violation since 15 years ago. 

19/02/2014

Asian labors selling expired meat products caught
Asian labors selling expired meat products caught

in with the efforts done for the welfare and safety of consumer, the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection at Barka caught a batch of Asian expat labor at a coffee shop at Nakhal while selling more than 2500 stake and 50 kilograms of expired buffalo meat.  

19/02/2014

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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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