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"Consumer Protection" participates in the National Science and Technology Week Exhibition

02/04/2019


The Department of Consumer Protection in Al Buraimi has recently participated in the National Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Week,

 

which was held at Al Buraimi University College, in the framework of its continuous and constant interest in introducing consumers to modern and innovative technical and technological systems.
In its participation, the Authority presented the electronic development stages of the Authority’s various activities. It also presented a small device that facilitates the inspectors of the Authority to complete their duties in the field work. It also addressed the application of smart phones, which makes it easier for employees to accomplish their tasks in a smart way.

 

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CONSUMER LINE

 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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