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RO 2400 fines against violators
RO 2400 fines against violators

A primary court at the Wilayat of Nizwa has issued a number of rulings against commercial centers, auto agencies and a pharmacy for violating The Law of Consumer Protection.

19/03/2013

PACP prohibits a number of kohl products for non-conforming with standard specifications
PACP prohibits a number of kohl products for non-conforming with standard specifications

HE Dr. Saied bin Khames Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has issued Decision No. 145/2013, on Feb. 26th, 2013; prohibiting marketing, distributing and publicizing the products mentioned below for non-conforming with the standard specifications adopted in Oman and Gulf; the prohibited kohl products are: theBlack Athmad, the Black Khojati Surma, and the Red Athmad.

18/03/2013

Consumer Protection Administrations Mark Gulf Consumer Protection Week
Consumer Protection Administrations Mark Gulf Consumer Protection Week

On the occasion of Gulf Consumer Protection Week (Consumer Protection: Rights and Obligations), the administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Batinah North has held a variety of events. the main event was organizing an awareness-raising exhibition at Sohar Recreation Center. 

09/03/2013

PACP marks Gulf Consumer Protection Week at SQU
PACP marks Gulf Consumer Protection Week at SQU

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) held a number of awareness-raising programmes and events at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), on the occasion of Gulf Consumer Protection Week,( Consumer Protection: Rights and Obligations). 

09/03/2013

Consumer E-Guide on Smart Phones Launched
Consumer E-Guide on Smart Phones Launched

As part of the concerted efforts that are being exerted by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to sustain its effective communication with the consumers, HE Sheikh Saad Bin Mohamed Bin Said Al-Mardhouf, Minister of Sports Affairs launched yesterday morning (Tuesday) at the PACP's main building the electronic consumer guide specialized for operating on smart phones and tablets. 

09/03/2013

Salat Alkhair Initiative Launched
Salat Alkhair Initiative Launched

The administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Sharqiah North has launched the initiative of Salat Al Khair (charity basket) for consumer. The basket has been distributed to the students of Al Wafaa Social Centre, who are covered by social security system. Every basket contains the basic food items for family.                 

03/03/2013

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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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