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Consumer Affairs, awareness lecture in Jalan Bani Bu Hassan

02/05/2017

Consumer Protection, Sharqiya South, in cooperation with Oman Women Association in the Wilayat of Jalan Bani Bu Hassan, recently organized an awareness lecture on consumption affairs to introduce the consumer rights and disseminate safe consumption culture amongst the community.

 

The lecture was presented by Mrs. Salima Khamis Al Bahlooli, goods and services quality control expert, and she discussed several topics including wise shopping culture, steps required to complete the sale, the importance of getting the purchase invoice and warrantees and after sale service, in addition to prohibited goods and showcasing samples of goods seized during the market inspection campaigns.
The lecture comes within series of activities by PACP to disseminate safe consumption culture and educate the consumers of their rights and duties.

 

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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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