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Violators fined, jailed and set for deportation
Violators fined, jailed and set for deportation

The efforts of the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Sharqiyah South go on to pursue violators of the Law of Consumer Protection and the regulations affiliated; where the competent courts recently issued two court rulings in cases that have been referred to by the Public Prosecution. 

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01/15/2014



Awareness lectures and events conclude
Awareness lectures and events  conclude

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) took part in a number of awareness events.  At the exhibition organized by the Omani Society for Diabetics at Oman International Exhibition Centre, the PACP gave a lecture on the risks of chewed tobacco and the efforts done to reduce the availability of these prohibited goods. 

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01/12/2014



PACP bags Excellence Award
 PACP bags Excellence Award

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection bagged Award of Excellence for the e-portal it built.  The award has been delivered to the PACP during the activities of the Third E-Government Conference, held in Dubai. 

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12/16/2013



Price stability discussed
Price stability discussed

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the governorate of Al Sharqiyah South held a meeting with representatives from the commercial centers and wholesale traders at the premises of the Consumer Protection Administration in line with the efforts done for further communication with traders and sellers in order to secure more welfare and safety to consumer. 

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12/16/2013



RO 5196 recalled
RO 5196 recalled

In line with the efforts done by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) represented by its Administration in the Governorate of Al Batinah North, an amount of RO 5196 has been recalled for consumer. 

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12/12/2013



Awareness Exhibition at Ibri Hospital
Awareness Exhibition at Ibri Hospital

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Dhaherah took part in the “Health Week” that was organized by the Directorate General for Health Services, at Ibra Hospital. The Administration of Consumer Protection held a small exhibition of the counterfeit goods and products, and delivered a presentation showing the role, efforts, terms of references of the PACP. 

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12/12/2013



Training programme concludes
Training programme concludes

The training course “Cambridge Diploma in Information Technology Skills”, designed for the staff of the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the Governorate of Al Dakhelya has been concluded. 

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12/11/2013



70.000 beckets of illegal cigarettes brands seized
70.000 beckets of illegal cigarettes brands seized

The Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) at Barka succeeded in seizing large amounts of smuggled cigarettes and chewed tobacco.  The Judicial Seizing official, in cooperation with the Administration of the Public Prosecution and Barka Police Station, raided on a number of houses and a farm, where more than 70.000 beckets of forbidden cigarettes and chewed tobacco have been confiscated.   

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12/11/2013



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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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