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386 expired tires confiscated at Al Dakheliyah


A primary court at the Wilayat of Izki issued a judicial ruling against a shop for repairing and selling tires, for violating the Law of Consumer Protection issued by the Royal Decree No 81/2002. The shop was fined RO150. 


During an inspection drive by the officials of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) at Al Dakheliyah, they found a shop that offering for sale tires with a production date ranges from 2005 to 2011. The 386 tires were confiscated. The legal procedures were taken accordingly and the Public Prosecution referred the case to the competent court.

Since the decision regulating the sale and promotion of pre used tires, the officials of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) at Al Dakheliyah gave field visits to most of the shops operating at the governorate which amounted to 80 ones, to explain for articles included in the decision.



 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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