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In order to raise consumers awareness of the control aspect: Launch of (protection of consumers economically and legally) this Tuesday

28/08/2017

This Tuesday a workshop titled (protection of consumers economically and legally) in
the Governorate of Dhofar

 

shall be held under the auspices of H. E. Sayyid
Mohammed Sultan Hamoud Al Busaidi, Minister of State and Governor of Dhofar
with the attendance of PACP Chairman, Dr. Said Khamis Al-Kaabi and the
participation of more than 70 participants from the public and private sectors.
The workshop is a part of PACP exerted efforts to raise the awareness of consumers
regarding control, it will last three days and shall include three presentations: the first
will cover commercial fraud and its effect on the economy presented by the
economist Ahmed Kashoub, the second presentation will be presented by Dr. Salim
Al-Kathiri, Head of the Legal Department in the Municipality of Dhofar and a
lecturer in College of Law in Dhofar University, regarding the Consumer Protection
Law and its’ Executive Bylaws between the past and the present, the third
presentation will cover the obligations and duties of the law enforcement officers
presented by Sheikh Mohammed Al-Kasbi, First Prosecution Deputy and Director in-
charge of the Public Prosecution in Marbat.

 

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CONSUMER LINE

 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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