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Lecture on The Law of Consumer Protection given


In line with the efforts in place for securing consumer welfare and safety, the Administration of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) in the governorate of Al Batinah North hold an awareness lecture titled “Intro to The Law of Consumer Protection”, at Um Salamah School, in Sohar. 


Hamad bin Abdullah Al Beraiki, a legal researcher, gave the participants a brief of the PACP; its role in educating consumer on his rights and obligations and approached a number of topics, such as counterfeit, fraud, and pricing.  
Zekra Ahmad Al Mamari, a legal researcher, spoke about some examples of the cases, reports, and tips submitted to the PACP; how consumer can connect with PACP; samples of goods and products reported by consumer. The lecture concluded with some guidelines that can help consumer, to be a smart shopper, as well as a videotape on counterfeited goods and products has been displayed.


 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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