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For violating the Consumer Protection Law: two manpower recruitment offices shut down in Al-Buraimi

06/12/2017



The Public Prosecution in Al-Buraimi has issued a judicial order to shut down two offices for manpower recruitment in the wilayat for breaching the signed contracts with some consumers.

 

 

The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Buraimi received complaints against two manpower recruitment offices, indicating that the consumers contracted with the two offices for house maids recruitment, but the maids refused work after a while from being employed so they were sent back to the offices, however, one of the offices did not refund one of the consumers while the other deducted about one third of the paid amount by the consumer, despite the fact that the terms of the contract state that he should get a refund of the total agreed amounts in case the maid refused to work.
 Based on that the department followed all the procedures in these cases, the offices did not respond, the complaints kept coming against the offices for their lack of credibility with the consumers. The department communicated with Al-Buraimi Public Prosecution to shut down the two offices for their repeated violations against articles 23 and 27 of the Consumer Protection Law and article Consumer Protection Law of the bylaws for the non-Omani manpower recruitment business of the Consumer Protection Law. The Public Prosecution shut issued a judicial order to temporarily shut down the two offices and stop their business till the cases against them are resolved.

 

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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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