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"Consumer Protection" at Rustaq confirms its readiness to receive Eid Al Fitr

02/06/2019


The Department of Consumer Protection in the Governorate of South Batinah confirmed its readiness to receive Eid Al Fitr. The sections of Market Control and Studies and Developments have completed their readiness to follow up the progress of work in all outlets providing consumers with goods related to the consumer which fall under the umbrella of the Authority's work.

 

 

The Department also worked on organizing the inspection campaigns to be carried out by the security officers during the last days of the month of Ramadan, in addition to forming teams to make surprise visits to specific sectors such as women's beauty salons and barber shops to check the price lists and the convenience of goods used for the consumer. In addition to stressing the non-display and circulation of the sale of prohibited goods. The teams will also inspect the sales outlets to make sure that prices are not raised and that the holiday season is not used to make fake or incorrect offers that would harm the individual and society's budget.

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection calls on all suppliers to adhere to the obligation to provide goods and services in the best way and not to use the holiday season to raise prices and make delusional offers to avoid being exposed to legal liability.

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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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