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During its first meeting of 2019 The Board of Directors of "Consumer Protection" is considering the determination of some fees for applications for raising the prices of goods and services

30/06/2019



The Board of Directors of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection held its first meeting for the year 2019 under the chairmanship of HE Dr. Saeed bin Khamis Al Kaabi, Chairman of the Board and in the presence of a number of members of the Board.

 

 

During the meeting, a number of issues related to the functioning of the Authority were discussed and studied. The decisions issued in 2019 and the agreements that the Commission wished to sign were reviewed, in addition to the consideration and study of a decision on the determination of some fees for applications for raising the prices of goods and services.

The meeting also discussed the financial situation of the Authority to date and the report of the External Auditor on the work of the Authority for 2018, and discussed the latest developments of the Authority during the current period and its plans and preparations for its efforts to be made during the coming periods.

The Council recommended that all steps be taken to simplify procedures and facilitate them in various fields. It also stressed the importance of concerted efforts of different bodies and institutions to achieve the public interest.

 

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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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