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Al-Seeb: Consumer Protection organizes a number of awareness activities
Al-Seeb: Consumer Protection organizes a number of awareness activities
The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Seeb, in cooperation with Al-Tawab Mosque and Al-Sharaija Women Council, has organized several awareness activities in order to instill the safe consumer culture among the consumers, and familiarize them with the health, psychological and economic damages resulting from smoking and tobacco, on the individual in particular and on the community in general.
23/10/2017

Suhar: Consumer protection awareness lecture titled: (Rights and Duties of the Patients)
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The Directorate General of Consumer Protection in Al-Batinah North, in cooperation with the Department of Health Services in the governorate, has recently organized an awareness lecture for its employees regarding the hospitals initiative in patients’ safety and the document of the rights and duties of patients, in order to familiarize the employees regarding the rights of patients and their families when receiving health services.
22/10/2017

Al-Rustaq:Nearly OMR 27,000 recovered for consumers during the third quarter of 2017
Al-Rustaq:Nearly OMR 27,000 recovered for consumers during the third quarter of 2017
The statistical report from the Consumer Protection Department in Al-Rustaq indicated that the department was able to recover nearly n OMR 26,818 for consumers, during the third quarter of 2017 as a part of the department efforts to solve the complaints, and restore the rights of the consumers as guaranteed by the Consumer Protection Law.  
22/10/2017

Al-Sharqiyah North: jail time and deportation of an expat worker who was dealing in an unauthorized commodity
 Al-Sharqiyah North: jail time and deportation of an expat worker who was dealing in an unauthorized commodity
The primary court in Al-Mudhaibi has recently pronounced a verdict of conviction, deportation and seizure of commodities against an accused for breaking the Consumer Protection Law.  
19/10/2017

Al-Buraimi: amicable replacement of a car with a brand new one for a consumer due to manufacturing defects
Al-Buraimi: amicable replacement of a car with a brand new one for a consumer due to manufacturing defects
The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Buraimi Governorate has recently been able to replace a car with a brand new one for a consumer in an amicable settlement with a car dealer. This comes as a part of PACP’s efforts to solve the complaints and reports by the consumers amicably.
18/10/2017

Barka: Expat workers caught preparing food in an unhealthy environment in a rented house
 Barka: Expat workers caught preparing food in an unhealthy environment in a rented house
The Consumer Protection Department in Barka, in cooperation with the police precinct and the Public Prosecution in the wilayat, was able to seize large quantities of food ready to be distributed which did not meet health requirements.
17/10/2017

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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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