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Ibra: female students of Al-Mataradh School for Basic Education learn about PACP’s jurisdictions

17/10/2017

The Consumer Protection Department of Al-Sharqiyah North has recently received a group of female students from Al-Mataradh School for Basic Education, to be familiar with the functions of the department and the tasks it accomplishes through its various divisions.

 

Ms. Safia Al-Yazidi, who is a media specialist in the department, gave a presentation about PACP tasks and jurisdictions, focusing on the works of some divisions employees in the department. Ms. Bushra Al-Ibrawi, who is a legal clerk in the department, spoke about the legal affairs division and its functions such as: attending the legal lawsuits, and give legal opinion in the topics referred to it, as well as, the preparation and issuance of records.
Ms. Layla Al-Yazidi, a specialist in regulation and control of the commodities and services, talked about the methods and works of the Market Regulation and Control Division in the inspection of commercial venues. An on-field tour took place to one of the commercial venues to further review the inspection process.

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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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