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Including fine and office closure Judgments against a labor recruitment office in Bahla


The Court of First Instance in the Wilayat of Bahla has recently issued nine judgments of conviction, financial fine and closure of office against a commercial institution in the state of Bahla for violating the Consumer Protection Law issued by Royal Decree No. 66/2014 and its executive regulations .



The Department of Consumer Protection in the Governorate of Al Dakhilah has received a number of complaints from a number of consumers against one of the labor recruitment offices in the Wilayat of Bahla where they agreed with the office to bring in domestic workers In which they reported that they agreed with the specialists of the office each by bringing in domestic workers. After the arrival of the workers and during the guarantee period, the workers were returned to the office for various reasons, ranging from non-compliance to proper work, having chronic and infectious diseases, and non-compliance with the conditions of return of workers to the office. However, the office continued to linger every time, prompting consumers to submit complaints to the department.
After examining the complaints with all parties, it became clear that the office violated the provisions of Article 39 in terms of article 23 of the Consumer Protection Law 66/2014, as well as its failure to comply with the terms of the guarantee. After the files were completed they were transferred to the Public Prosecution Department in the Wilayat of Bahla, In each case, issued a total of nine judgments, including the conviction of the owner of the institution of the breach of the obligation to provide the service properly or refund the value was fined for the right of the public in all cases financial fines totaling OMR 1100, and close the office for ten days and load suction Legal rehearsals.
The Public Authority for Consumer Protection calls on all merchants and suppliers to abide by the provisions of the Consumer Protection Law and its executive regulations and to abide by transparency and credibility, and refrain from propaganda and false and misleading advertising when promoting goods and services.


 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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