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For different prices of some goods between the shelf and the accountant  Referring a commercial establishment to the judicial actors


The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has referred a commercial center to the judicial actors for selling some goods at higher prices than the shelf after receiving a notification through the social media channels that a commercial center in Bawshar sells some goods at higher prices than the shelf. After that, Inspectors of the Market Regulation and Supervision Department visited the commercial center to verify the authenticity of the report...


and seized a number of goods whose prices on the shelf differ from that of the accountant, which is a clear violation of the Consumer Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. 66/2014 and its executive regulation issued by the decision No. 77/2017 in Article (28) of the law, which states that "the provider is prohibited from refraining from providing a service, selling a commodity, imposing the purchase of certain quantities or purchasing another commodity with it, or charging a higher price than its price previously announced’’. After verification and confirmation, the offending center was referred to the judicial actors.


The Public Authority for Consumer Protection calls on all commercial establishments to abide by the provisions of the Consumer Protection Law and its executive regulations in order to avoid any legal action taken against them.



 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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