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PACP seizes 87.000 products and goods in third quarter
PACP seizes 87.000 products and goods in third quarter

The total number of tips and reports submitted to the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) during the third quarter of 2013 accounted for 9130, including 3735 complaints, 3327 reports and 1068 violations. 

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10/24/2013



Training programme on IT kicks off
Training programme on IT kicks off

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Dakheliyah organized “Cambridge Training Programme on IT Skills”, for 16 people of staff, in collaboration with the Directorate General for Health Affairs in Al Dakheliyah Governorate. 

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10/24/2013



Five people fined RO5000, for violating law
Five people fined RO5000, for violating law

A primary court at Barka issued its ruling in regard with the case referred by the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in South Al Batinah Governorate, against five persons involved in manufacturing, stocking and selling chewed tobacco.  The five accused persons have been fined RO 5000; seizures were confiscated. >

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10/23/2013



Awareness lecture on consumer obligations and rights
Awareness lecture on consumer obligations and rights

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in Al Dhaherah Governorate held an awareness lecture; in order to wide-spread right consumer culture among local communities. 

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10/22/2013



PACP Showcases in GITEX
PACP Showcases in GITEX

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) takes part in GITEX, to showcase e-services and facilitations provided to consumer in Oman, in order to save time and effort, as well as to optimize the use of modern technology in giving a hand to consumer; in terms of securing the welfare and safety. 

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10/22/2013



Expired cosmetics confiscated
Expired cosmetics confiscated

In line with its extended efforts to provide consumer with welfare and safety required, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) seized expired cosmetics offered for sale at one of the exhibition held recently. 

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10/22/2013



Financial transactions training programme concludes
Financial transactions training programme concludes

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) concluded its training programme “Laws and Procedures of Financial Transactions”, that has been held for three day at the main premises of PACP. 

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09/19/2013



Training programme concludes
Training programme concludes

The activities of the training programme “Cambridge Diploma”, designed for staff of the administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the governorate of Al Dhaherah has been, successfully, concluded. 

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09/16/2013



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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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