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For not completing the work on time Verdicts against a company in Al Dakhliya for violating the consumer protection law

28/03/2017

The primary court in Nizwa recently issued four verdicts against a company for violating the consumer protection law No: 44/2014, imposing imprisonment and fine.

 

The merits of the four verdicts can be traced ti when Consumer Protection, Al Dakhliya, received a number of complaints against a company specializing in fixing aluminum kitchen and accessories, and the complainants stated that the company did not respect its agreement and did not complete the work as agreed, thus they complained. Consumer Protection completed its legal procedures and referred the case files to the public prosecution Nizwa for investigation, and then it was referred to the court concerned which decided to indict the company owner and the worker, and sentenced them to imprisonment and fines amounting to OMR 600 for the public right, and OMR 6,300 as compensation to the plaintiffs, and payment of legal charges.
PACP advises all merchants and providers to abide by the provisions of the Consumer Protection Law and to have transparency and honesty as well as avoiding false and misleading advertising in the promotion of commodities and services.

 

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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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