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Ruling against an office to recruit workers in Sohar for not committing to provide proper service


The Sohar Primary Court recently issued a court ruling against an employer for a manpower recruitment office, which issued a conviction and a fine of 500 Omani riyals, and obliged him to return the civil recruitment amount of 1250 Omani riyals...



The details of the case are summarized in the Directorate of Consumer Protection in Sohar receiving a complaint from one of the consumers stating that he contracted with an office to recruit a worker for an amount of (1250) RO. But after a period and during the guarantee period, she escaped from the house and after searching for her, she was found, and then returned to the office, but the accused did not return the amount paid, where he issued his complaint. Accordingly, the Directorate took all the procedures followed in such cases, where the evidence was collected, and then referred the case file to the Public Prosecution, which in turn referred it to the primary Court, which decided to convict the accused of the offense of non-commitment to return the amount of recruitment of the worker after he failed to work without A legal reason and required that he be punished with a fine of RO 500.  And compelling him to return the amount of recruitment (RO 1250) to the plaintiff with the civil right, and to compel him to transfer the sponsorship of the worker from the plaintiff’s responsibility and collect the expenses.

In this regard, Muhammad bin Saeed Al-Esayi, charged with conducting the work of the General Director, appealed to the owners of labor recruitment offices for the need to adhere to the terms and conditions regulating service. Which is signed between them and consumers when requesting the service, noting that the Directorate will not fail to follow up on complaints received in this regard, and Al-Esayi also directed consumers to the need to obtain a clear contract between them and the recruitment offices that includes all terms and conditions in order to guarantee their rights when any problems occur. The Public Authority for Consumer Protection calls on all suppliers to consider the terms and conditions that frame the conditions for providing services, and notes that the violation of these conditions is an explicit violation of the Consumer Protection Law.



 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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