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The Consumer Protection Department in Sohar retrieves 7750 Omani Riyals to a Consumer
The Consumer Protection Department in Sohar retrieves 7750 Omani Riyals to a Consumer

The Consumer Protection Department at Batinah North governorate managed recently to retrieve an amount of Seven Thousand, Seven Hundred and Fifty Riyals to a consumer who submitted a complaint in the field of Building and Construction Contracting.      

15/08/2013

The PACAP holds awareness exhibition for the visitors of Salalah Khareef Festival
The PACAP holds awareness exhibition for the visitors of Salalah Khareef Festival

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP), represented by the Consumer Protection Department in Dhofar Governorate, exerts great and continuous efforts to monitor the commercial markets, promote awareness about the consumer protection for all visitors of Salalah Khareef Festival 2013; whose events started on the third day of Eid Al-Fitr. 

14/08/2013

To monitor the markets before Eid Al-Fitr... A Field Office opened in the Main Markets at the Wilayats of Ibra and Al-Mudhaibi
To monitor the markets before Eid Al-Fitr...  A Field Office opened in the Main Markets at the Wilayats of Ibra and  ...

As part of the efforts exerted by the Consumer Protection Department at Sharqiyah North governorate to monitor the markets continuously during such period that witnesses a huge demand of the consumers to buy their needs before the advent of Eid Al-Fitr, the department has opened a field office amidst the main markets in the two wilayats of Ibra and Al-Mudhaibi to exist nearby to the consumers and to support them in case that they request an help.   

08/08/2013

The Consumer Protection Department launches an office for monitoring the cattle market
The Consumer Protection Department launches an office for monitoring the cattle market

The Consumer Protection Department at Al-Batinah North governorate launched a temporary office for monitoring the cattle prices at the selling pens in the Wilayat of Sohar; in collaboration with Sohar Municipality, with the aim of monitoring the prices of sheep and livestock. This step also aims to monitor the services provided by the slaughterhouses in order to ensure that such services are provided for the consumers with a great ease; besides monitoring the prices and the quality of services. 

08/08/2013

Judicial Ruling against a car vehicle for selling a defected windshield
Judicial Ruling against a car vehicle for selling a defected windshield

The Criminal Panel at Ibri Primary Court issued a penal ruling against a mechanical engineer from an Asian nationality who works in an agency specializing in selling and maintaining cars. 

 

31/07/2013

Large quantities of spoilt potatoes seized at Barka. It exceeded 27 thousand KGS
Large quantities of spoilt potatoes seized at Barka. It exceeded 27 thousand KGS

As part of the efforts exerted by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) to detect many dangerous practices that endanger the health and safety of consumers, judicial officers at the Consumer Protection Department in Barka managed to seize some expatriate laborers while carrying large quantities of spoilt potatoes; in collaboration with Royal Oman Police and the Public Prosecution. The seized quantities were exceeding 27 thousand kilograms collected by such expatriate laborers from the waste dump at Barka to distribute the same to shops, restaurants and cafes as goods valid for the human consumption; though they were certainly knowing that such quantities of potatoes were spoilt and not valid for the human consumption. 

29/07/2013

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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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