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Workshop on consumer rights in the digital economy
Workshop on consumer rights in the digital economy

Consumer International Middle East (“CI”) is organizing a workshop on “Consumer Right in the Digital Economy”. The workshop will be held on Monday 6 February 2017 in Muscat, under the auspice of H. E. Sheikh Sa'ad Mohammed Said al Mardhouf al Sa'adi, Minister of Sport Affairs, and will be attended by Mr. Bart Combée, CI President, and Mr. Justin Macmullan head of the regional office. The workshop aims to increase the participants’ knowledge about the counsumer rights in the digital economy, and the protection that should be available in view of the increasing domination of the digital economy.

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02/06/2017



More than OMR 1,000 fines and penal orders against companies in Seeb
More than OMR 1,000 fines and penal orders against companies in Seeb
The public prosecution for consumer protection cases recently issued fifteen penal orders against violators for not posting the price on their exhibits, and decided to fine the accused persons who were transferred from Consumer Protection Seeb.
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02/02/2017



Awareness lecture on car tires in Diba
Awareness lecture on car tires in Diba
Consumer Protection Diba recently organized an awareness lecture for its people on car tires, for them to gain general knowledge on the types and usage of tires, in addition to the proper ways to select suitable tires and the risks associated with using used tires,
 
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02/02/2017



Imprisonment and fines in Nizwa
Imprisonment and fines in Nizwa
The Primary Court, Nizwa, issued five verdicts against several companies for violating the consumer protection law No: 66/2014, with imprisonment, conviction, compensation and fines totaling more than OMR 3,000.
 
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02/02/2017



Consumer Protection Suhar participates in the Omani Environment Day
Consumer Protection Suhar participates in the Omani Environment Day
The Directorate General of Consumer Protection Suhar recently participated in the celebrations of the Directorate of Environment and Climate Affairs, Al Batina North, on the occasion of Oman Environment Day. For this year, the festivities were held under the theme “Our Environment is Life”.
 
 
 
 

 
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02/01/2017



Consumer Protection recovers more than OMR 14,000 in Sur
Consumer Protection recovers more than OMR 14,000 in Sur
Consumer Protection Sur recently concluded an amicable settlement between a consumer and a car dealer in Sur, and the consumer recovered the purchase price OMR 12,000 and OMR 2,250 as compensation for delay, and returning the defective car to the dealer. The effort comes within PACP role to amicably solve the consumers’ complaints and reports.
 
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02/01/2017



Consumer Protection participates in the 20th winter camp for girl guides in Barka
Consumer Protection participates in the 20th winter camp for girl guides in Barka

Consumer Protection Barka recently participated in the 20th winter camp for girl guides, held under the theme “Communication, growth, impact”. The camp was held in the Sultan Qaboos Scout Camp in Al Malada. The participation comes within PACP efforts to spread awareness and participate with various activities serving the community.

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01/29/2017



Consumer Protection recovers funds for consumer in Al Dhahira
Consumer Protection recovers funds for consumer in Al Dhahira

Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Dhahira was able to conclude an amicable settlement between a consumer and a car dealer in the governorate, and recovered the advanced payment of OMR 1,000 to the consumer against returning the vehicle and revoking the sale contract, as a result of several defects in the vehicle that appeared within fifteen days from the date of purchase.

 

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01/29/2017



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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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