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Imprisonment and fine in Rustaq
Imprisonment and fine in Rustaq

The Primary Court, Rustaq, recently issued two verdicts for imprisonment and fines against two violators of the consumer protection law.

 

 

26/12/2016

Imprisonment, fine and suspension of business For supplying expired and spoilt goods
Imprisonment, fine and suspension of business For supplying expired and spoilt goods

The Primary Court in Muscat recently issued a verdict against a business entity for violating the consumer protection law, promulgated by royal decree No: 66/2014, for dealing in adulterated and hazardous and products not fit for human consumption, and imposed a fine amounting to OMR 20,000, imprisonment for six months, seizure and destruction of confiscated materials and permanently suspend its activity.

 

25/12/2016

Consumer Protection Al Batina North continues its awareness initiative
Consumer Protection Al Batina North continues its awareness initiative

The Directorate General for Consumer Protection in Al Batina North Governorate is continuing its awareness campaign in rural areas, aiming at enhancing awareness and implanting consumption culture amongst various communities.

25/12/2016

Consumer Protection Sohar organizes a lecture for young consumer
Consumer Protection Sohar organizes a lecture for young consumer

Consumer Protection Al Batina North organized the “Young Consumer” lecture at Al Hambar School for Basic Education, Wilayat of Sohar, within its awareness programme aiming to disseminate rational consumption culture through concepts ingrained in the students’ heart, to be the methodology to protect them form the hazards threatening their health.

 

22/12/2016

Consumer replaces vehicle Following noticing traces of paint
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Consumer protection recently managed to replace a vehicle with a new one after the consumer noticed traces of paint in her new car that she purchased from a local car dealer.

22/12/2016

Consumer Protection Dhofar recovers OMR 65,000 for consumers Through amicable settlement
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 Consumer Protection Dhofar recently reached several amicable settlements between a group of consumers and car dealers, and it was agreed to return the OMR 65,000 paid by the consumers.

22/12/2016

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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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