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As part of its efforts to follow markets Consumer Protection in Mazyouna controls a number of violating shops and restaurants


Law enforcement officers in the Department of Consumer Protection in Mazyouna have recently managed to control a number of shops, restaurants and cafés that violate the Consumer Protection Law in the markets of the Wilayat of Mazyouna during regular inspection campaigns.



Ayman bin Mohammed bin Said, the director of the department, said that the irregularities varied between not putting prices on goods, the absence of price lists and the sale of prohibited cigarettes contrary to specifications, standards and other irregularities. He added that the judicial officers have become more aware of the new ways in which violators can hide their actions that violate the Consumer Protection Act, whether by placing them in secret hideouts inside the shop or with food and other innovative methods. He stressed that the penalty for the perpetrators of these violations was imposed through the imposition of fines collected in the department.

He mentioned that these violations are part of the efforts of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in following up the markets to ensure that the owners of commercial activities comply with the Consumer Protection Law and other regulations.


 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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