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Muscat: verdicts of jailtime against violators of the Consumer Protection Law
Muscat: verdicts of jailtime against violators of the Consumer Protection Law
The Primary court in Muscat pronounced a conviction verdict in the misdemeanor of trading in a commodity that is unauthorized to be traded against an accused in jail time and a financial fine.
21/08/2017

Sohar: Awareness lecture regarding the hazards of re-using vegetable frying oils
Sohar: Awareness lecture regarding the hazards of re-using vegetable frying oils
The Directorate General of Consumer Protection in Al-Batina North has recently organized an awareness lecture regarding poisoning hazards resulting from re-using vegetable frying oils. The lecture targeted the employees in the directorate to raise their awareness regarding re-using oils to protect their safety.
21/08/2017

Joint inspection campaign by Consumer Protection and the Municipality of Bahla
 Joint inspection campaign by Consumer Protection and the Municipality of Bahla
The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Dakhiliya Governorate as represented by market organizing and control sector has participated recently in a joint inspection campaign conducted by Municipality of Bahla. This campaign is a part of food control campaign titled (Your food is a trust), which targets a number of shopping centers and commercial complexes as well as the related institutions.
15/08/2017

(Our summer is remarkable with consumers): an awareness campaign in Sur
(Our summer is remarkable with consumers): an awareness campaign in Sur
The Consumer Protection Department in Sur has recently organized an awareness campaign titled (Our summer is remarkable with consumers) to raise the awareness of the visitors of the tourist attractions in the governorate regarding the safe consumer culture. The campaign is set to last for two consecutive weeks.
15/08/2017

Sur: Consumer Protection participates in Clubs Youth Camp event 2017
Sur: Consumer Protection participates in Clubs Youth Camp event 2017
Consumer Protection Department in Al-Sharqiyah South Governorate has recently participated in an awareness exhibition in Clubs Youth Camp in Sur organized by the Ministry of Sports Affairs in Al-Sharqiyah South Governorate, the event lasted for two days and aimed at raising consumers’ awareness.
01/08/2017

Suhar: recovery of approximately OMR 70,000 during the 1st half of 2017 in Consumer Protection
 Suhar: recovery of approximately OMR 70,000 during the 1st half of 2017 in Consumer Protection
The statistical indexes report issued by the Department of Studies and Development at the Directorate General of Consumer Protection in Al-Batinah North Governorate indicated that the Directorate was able to recover OMR 68,810.710 in the first half of 2017, as a part of the directorate efforts to conduct its duties and return the rights to the consumers.
01/08/2017

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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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