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Awareness programmes held in Al Sharqiah North
Awareness programmes held in Al Sharqiah North

The administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Sharqiah South, with cooperation with Murjan School at Al Ashkhara, has given a lecture to staff and students. The lecture, which was under the theme “We all Aware Consumer”, has approached a number of topics, such as an introduction to the PACP, work mechanisms, and the relation between the PACP and the other governmental offices and agencies in regards with the safety and welfare of consumer. 

14/05/2013

Defendant fined RO 1000
Defendant fined RO 1000

A primary court at the Wilayat of Shenass has issued a ruling sentencing a defendant a fine of RO1000, for offering expired goods for sale. The judicial officers of the administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the governorate of Al Batinah North found the defendant offering expired goods for sale, while they were doing regular inspection drives.

13/05/2013

Students of Omar Bin Al Khatab Institute visit PACP
Students of Omar Bin Al Khatab Institute visit PACP

A group of the students of Omar Bun Al Khattab Institute for the Blind gave a visit to the premises of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in Muscat, during which they were briefed on the counterfeit goods and products by Eng. Marim Bint Salim Al Araimyah, the person-in-charge of the Exhibition of Counterfeit Goods.

06/05/2013

PACP participates in GUtech's walkathon
PACP participates in GUtech's walkathon

In line with the importance given to communication with local communities, in order to wide spread awareness of environment preservation, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection has participated recently in the walkathon that was organized by the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech).

06/05/2013

Two court rulings against violators
Two court rulings against violators

A primary court at Nizwa issued two rulings against two commercial shops for violating the Law of Consumer Protection. An owner of one of the two shops was sentenced to two months in jail and fined RO 1000, while the other shop was sentenced to closure for three days and a fine of RO 500. 

05/05/2013

PACP's Chairman bids a visit to Al Dhaherah
PACP's Chairman bids a visit to Al Dhaherah

HE Dr. Saied Bin Khamis Al Kaabi, the Chairman of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) bid an inspection visit to the local markets at the Wilayat of Ibri on Tuesday April 30, 2013, accompanied by some senior officials at the PACP.

01/05/2013

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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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