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In preparation for the tropical situation (Kyarr) Consumer protection confirms its readiness to follow markets in Sultanate's governorates

30/10/2019

The Public Authority for Consumer Protection has completed its preparations for the tropical situation (KYARR) through elaborating action plans  a comprehensive  that including many of the procedures ones the formation of alternating teams covering governorate markets on morning and evening periods; a team to receive and follow up consumer communications and to communicate with owners of various businesses; to ensure the availability of commodities; And the non-exploitation by some suppliers.

 

Through continuous follow-up of the markets, various businesses and governorate suppliers have been contacted to avoid using the tropical situation (KAYARR) to raise prices in order to exploit the needs of the people. In addition, direct coordination with the subcommittees of the Civil Defense and other institutions has been confirmed to follow up on the tropical situation, the urgent intervention and other matters that requires follow-up and preparation.

 

The Authority emphasizes its concern to address firmly those who are self-begging for practices that may infringe on consumer rights, the PACP calls the consumers to communicate with the Authority's departments if any abuses are observed to prejudice their rights and to report any negative practices they may observe.

 

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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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