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To manipulate the weights of goods "Consumer Protection" in Muscat refers a violator to the Public Prosecution
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The Public Consumer Protection Authority has recently seized a store that manipulates the weight of goods, which is contrary to the Consumer Protection Law of Royal Decree No. 66/2014, in accordance with articles (1920) of the Law. 

 
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11/05/2019



Due to a defect in the power steering system Recall for a number of Cadillac ATS, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet Camaro and Chevrolet Corvette 2017 models
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with the Oman Trading Establishment, has launched a recall campaign for 11 Cadillac ATS, Cadillac CTS, Chevrolet Camaro and Chevrolet Corvette 2017 models, where 3 Cadillac ATS cars were recalled based on chassis numbers from (1G6A95RX9H0204768) to (1G6A95RA9H0120798).

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11/04/2019



Due to a defect in the fuel tank level sensor Recall for a number of GMC Sierra HD 3500 cars
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection, in cooperation with Musa Abdulrahman Hassan & Co. company, has launched a recall campaign for 5 GMC Sierra HD 3500 2016-2018 models, based on chassis numbers from (1GD319CGXHF104782) to (1GD319CG9GF115495) and from (1GD329CG6JF130623) to (1GD329CG3GF104330).

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11/04/2019



For selling adulterated tires A court verdict against a defendant with a fine of 2,000 RO in Rustaq
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The Primary Court of Rustaq has recently issued a court ruling against a defendant for violating the Consumer Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. 66/2014, for trading in counterfeit goods, fining him (2000) RO and obliging him to pay expenses and confiscate seizures.

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11/04/2019



A training program on legal aspects of business in Dhofar
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The Consumer Protection Department in Dhofar Governorate, in cooperation with Trabat Conference Center, has recently organized a training course entitled "Legal Aspects in Business and Commercial Law" at the training hall of Crowne Plaza Hotel - Salalah for three days with the participation of a number of Department's employees. This is part of a series of training programs organized by the Department, to provide and equip employees with the general legal rules and principles of business and related laws.

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11/04/2019



"To promote motivation for achievement"  "Preparation and Implementation of Goals" a Training Program in Sohar
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The Directorate General of Consumer Protection in Al Batinah North has organized a training program “preparation and implementation of goals” for a number of employees of the Directorate which lasted for two days at Mercure Sohar Hotel. The program aimed to develop participants' knowledge, understanding, and skills to enhance their motivation for achievement.

 
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10/31/2019



As part of the tobacco control campaign Awareness lectures on tobacco damage in a number of schools in Seeb
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The Department of Consumer Protection in Seeb has recently organized awareness lectures on “Chewing Tobacco And Its Effect On Consumer Health” at a number of wilayat Al-Seeb schools, including School of Excellence for Basic Education and Fatima Bint Al-Walid Basic Education School, with the aim of educating students about the damage caused by tobacco, its danger to the health of individuals, and its negative social and economic effects.

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10/31/2019



In preparation for the tropical situation (Kyarr) Consumer protection confirms its readiness to follow markets in Sultanate's governorates
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The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has completed its preparations for the tropical situation (KYARR) through elaborating action plans  a comprehensive  that including many of the procedures ones the formation of alternating teams covering governorate markets on morning and evening periods; a team to receive and follow up consumer communications and to communicate with owners of various businesses; to ensure the availability of commodities; And the non-exploitation by some suppliers.

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10/30/2019



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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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