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Activities in the Traffic Safety Competition: awareness lecture at Al-Ghamsah School in Al-Sharqiyah North

10/04/2018

The Consumer Protection Department of Al-Sharqiyah North Governorate has recently organized an awareness lecture for the students of Al-Ghamsah School for Basic Education in wilayat of Dima Wa Al Tayeen, in an awareness effort by PACP to raise the consumers awareness of all consumer protections issues.

 

The lecture defined PACP tasks, and jurisdiction, and included guidelines regarding the correct way to buy a vehicle, and the warranties that must be available during the car delivery, and also the procedures that must be followed if the vehicle showed any defect. The lecture also included an explanation of lodging a complaint, and the required documents in that regard.

The lecture showcased the PACP efforts as reflected in complaints and reports statistics, and violations from a number of businesses such as vehicles and cars sale, the lecture also included some videos regarding the consumers rights, and the students were shown the most important channels of communications with PACP in case of lodging a complaint or reporting.

 

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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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