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Awareness lecture to spread the legal culture in Ibra

04/12/2019

The Consumer Protection Department in North Sharqiyah Governorate has recently conducted an awareness lecture on the articles of the Consumer Protection Law No. (66/2014) and its executive regulation No. (77/2017) for students of Sumaya Basic Education School in Ibra, to raise awareness among students and spread legal culture among them.

 

 

The lecture was presented by the legal researcher Bushra Al-Ebroya, who introduced the articles of the consumer protection law and the rights and duties of both the consumer and the merchant. She also introduced some legal terms such as the consumer, the provider, the advertiser, the commodity, the service, the trading, the defect, the standard specifications and other terms. She also reviewed the articles of the first chapter of the consumer protection law.

 

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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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