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(Legal regulations) awareness campaign at the schools of North Sharqia Governorate

14/10/2018


The Department of Consumer Protection launched a campaign entitled "Legal Regulations" aimed at school students in the governorate in cooperation with the General directorate of Education in the governorate.

 

 

The campaign was launched from Al-Mutanabbi School for Basic Education for grades 10-12, under the patronage of the Chairman of the School's Parent Board and in the presence of the Director of the Department, the Director of Al-Mutanabi School and a number of teachers and students. With the aim of extending bridges of cooperation between schools and management to serve students in the formation of a cultured  generation of consumers and the consolidation of legal concepts.
During the campaign, the provisions of the Consumer Protection Law and its executive regulations will be explained in an innovative manner. Depends on the establishment of wooden regulation boards in the yard of the school for a certain period of time during which the student can identify the materials of the law of consumer protection, Where it contains an explanation of the legal rights of the consumer and the obligations of the merchant in addition to the original and supplementary penalties approved by the law. The school screens will also be used to display several consumer awareness videos.

 

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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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