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vehicle check campaigns conducted
 vehicle check campaigns conducted

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in cooperation with Saud Bahwan Group conducted two campaigns for checking vehicles

03/02/2014

PACP takes part in awareness event
 PACP takes part in awareness event

In line with its efforts for wide-spreading awareness and educating people on the rights and obligations of consumer, the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Dakheliyah participated in Awareness Day held at Samael Health Centre. 

30/01/2014

PACP seizes more than 2m goods, product units in 2013
PACP seizes more than 2m goods, product units in 2013

The total number of reports and complaints submitted to the Public Authority for Consumer Protection and the affiliated administrations in 2013 amounted to 37.408; including 16.803 ones submitted in the headquarters in Muscat. 

30/01/2014

Chewed tobacco products seized
Chewed tobacco products seized

A primary court issued its ruling against an expat from Bangladesh who was accused of violating the two ministerial decisions no 38/201 and 39/2001; by selling chewed tobacco and non-conforming cigarettes. The goods were confiscated and the seller was fined RO300. 

29/01/2014

PACP seizes more than 2m goods, product units in 2013
PACP seizes more than 2m goods, product units in 2013

The total number of reports and complaints submitted to the Public Authority for Consumer Protection and the affiliated administrations in 2013 amounted to 37.408; including 16.803 ones submitted in the headquarters in Muscat. 

27/01/2014

Consumer safety tops PACP agenda
Consumer safety tops PACP agenda

SALALAH — The drive launched by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to educate consumers about their purchasing behaviour is generating positive response, as the authority offices in the Sultanate are busy handling a large number of consumer complaints on a daily basis.

21/01/2014

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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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