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RO 1000 recalled for consumer


The Administration of Consumer Protection at Al Batinah South succeeded in recalling an amount of RO 1000, for a consumer who had an agreement with a manpower recruiting office to facilitate having housemaids based on certain conditions and terms. 


The manpower recruiting office didn’t commit to the timeframe specified at the agreement; pushing the consumer to submit a complaint against the office. Based on Article 17 of The Law of Consumer Protection issued by the Royal Decree no. 81/2002, the consumer got back the amount he paid to the office and the agreement was abolished. 


 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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