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1897 packs of expired drugs seized at Muttrah
1897 packs of expired drugs seized at Muttrah

In line with its efforts to monitor and control local markets to provide more protect and welfare to consumer, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has seized 1897 packs of expired drugs. The confiscated medicine has been unearthed at a store of a supplier pharmacy at Muttrah. 

12/02/2013

PACP seizes 689 packs of macaroni offered for sale fraudulently
PACP seizes 689 packs of macaroni offered for sale fraudulently

Based on a complaint submitted by a customer, judicial seizing officials at the administration of the Public authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Dhahera have seized 689 packs of macaroni offered for sale in a store in a way that implies cheating; so that the consumer cannot discover the fraud.    

11/02/2013

Intensive drive on beauty salons
Intensive drive on beauty salons

In line with its efforts done to provide welfare and protection to consumer, the administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Sharqiyah North has launched recently an intensive drive, targeting beauty salons and centers in the different Wilayats of the governorate.  

09/02/2013

37000 subscribers on PACP’s social networking pages
37000 subscribers on PACP’s social networking pages

The consumers’ participations on the pages of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) on social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter and Youtube) varied significantly during the last period. The page of PACP on Sablat Oman website also attracted a huge number of consumers.
 

05/02/2013

PACP publishes the names and photos of the accused who committed the crime of cheating the children’s sweets
PACP publishes the names and photos of the accused who committed the crime of cheating the children’s sweets

After getting the approval of the Public Prosecution, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) announced the names and published the photos of the violating persons in the case of selling expired goods for children.

04/02/2013

Counterfeit goods exhibition in Al Batinah North
Counterfeit goods exhibition in Al Batinah North

Counterfeit goods exhibition in Al Batinah North
In line with its effort to wide-spread awareness, the administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in Al Batinah North Governorate has participated recently in the exhibition that was held and organized by Al Hayat Team, Suhar Club.

30/01/2013

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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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