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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

Various awareness events by Consumer Protection Rustaq
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Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the Directorate General for Education, recently organized an awareness lecture and exhibition in Al Hasan bin Said Al Sahti school in Rustaq and Shams Al Huda School for Basic Education in Musana. The events are within the awareness and educational efforts aiming to enhance the consumption culture, and introduce the students to the principles of selecting the products, the importance of checking the label prior to purchase and how to select the best products.

 

21/12/2016

Consumer Protection Seeb continues its awareness message
Consumer Protection Seeb continues its awareness message
Consumer Protection Seeb recently participated in the awareness events organized by Al Mabela Health Center, under the theme “Together Against Drugs”, aiming to introduce the community to the hazards resulting from smoking, tobacco and drugs on the individual, and on the community at large, including health, psychological, social and economic damages.
 
20/12/2016

Imprisonment and fines for several establishments for misleading promotions
Imprisonment and fines for several establishments for misleading promotions
Recently the Primary Court, Rustaq, issued three verdicts for imprisonment and fines against violators of consumer protection law
20/12/2016

Consumer Protection Launches Subaru Legacy Outback recall campaign
Consumer Protection Launches Subaru Legacy Outback recall campaign
Consumer Protection, in cooperation with Oman Trading Establishment (“OTE”). Recently launched a campaign recalling 884 Subaru Legacy Outback cars model 2010 – 2014, based on the chassis No: JF1BM51B5AG002030 to No: JF2BR96DXDG155604.
 
20/12/2016

Lecture on the health hazards of tobacco in Barka
Lecture on the health hazards of tobacco in Barka

Consumer Protection recently organized an awareness lecture at Al Basit School for Basic Education, Barak, on tobacco, introducing its types, contents and health and social hazards, to disseminate health awareness on the hazards of this practice becoming apparent in the society.

18/12/2016

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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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