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“Hand in hand to conscious consumer and committed merchant” Awareness campaign in North Sharqia

14/05/2019


The Consumer Protection Department has recently launched an awareness campaign in cooperation with the Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry in North Sharqia Governorate

 

to highlight the provisions of the Consumer Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. 66/2014 to spread the legal culture among the different segments of society.
The idea of the campaign is to publish special information materials to raise awareness of the legal provisions of the Consumer Protection Law and send them as collective messages through social networking applications.

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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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