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Training programme concludes
Training programme concludes

The training course “Cambridge Diploma in Information Technology Skills”, designed for the staff of the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Dakhelya has been concluded. 

11/12/2013

70.000 beckets of illegal cigarettes brands seized
70.000 beckets of illegal cigarettes brands seized

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) at Barka succeeded in seizing large amounts of smuggled cigarettes and chewed tobacco.  The Judicial Seizing official, in cooperation with the Administration of the Public Prosecution and Barka Police Station, raided on a number of houses and a farm, where more than 70.000 beckets of forbidden cigarettes and chewed tobacco have been confiscated.   

11/12/2013

Awareness lectures conducted
Awareness lectures conducted

In line with the efforts done for wide-spreading awareness and educating consumer, the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the governorate of Al Batinah North continued its awareness programme, which is conducted in cooperation with the Directorate General of Education in the Governorate of Al Batinah North. 

10/12/2013

Nafisa bin Al Hassan School gives a visit to Consumer Protection at Sohar
Nafisa bin Al Hassan School gives a visit to Consumer Protection at Sohar

Consumer Friends Group at Nafisa bint Al Hasan Schools made a visit to the headquarters of the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Batinah North, to explore the efforts done for the welfare and safety of consumer. 

07/12/2013

PACP holds a meeting with NRAA
PACP holds a meeting with NRAA

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) conducted an introductory meeting on work methodology and preparing a system for managing private archives for the PACP, in cooperation with the National Records and Achieves Authority (NRAA), under the patronage of HE Dr Al Kaabi, Chairman of PACP and with the attendance of HE Dr Hamad bin Mohammed Al Dhowyani, Chairman of NRAA. 

04/12/2013

Two training courses conclude
 Two training courses conclude

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection held two training courses on work pressures and the Omani laws and regulations. The first training course has been conducted at the premises of the PACP under the patronage of HE Dr. Said Al Kaabi, Chairman of PACP. 

03/12/2013

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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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