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With fines exceeding OMR 17,000 Labour recruitment office is closed for a year in Sur

30/05/2019


The Court of First Instance in Sur has recently issued seven judgments against a labor recruitment office for the offense of non-compliance with the terms and conditions, lack of transparency and credibility with the consumer and breaches of the service guarantee. The court fined him OMR 17,770.

 

 

The case is due to the non-compliance of the owner of the office to provide the service in accordance with the terms and conditions documented in the contract between him and consumers, where he violated the agreement concluded between them, which led them to submit their complaints to the Department, which played its role in initiating the necessary procedures for complaints. At the time it was referred to the Public Prosecution, which in turn referred it to the competent court for which the above-mentioned judgment was issued. In addition to fines for the public interest of OMR 10.000 and the civil interest of OMR 7.770, with the order to stop the activity and close the shop for one year for violation of the Consumer Protection Law.

These judgments confirm the role of the Public Authority for Consumer Protection in protecting consumer rights and addressing all those who do not comply with the provisions of the laws and legislations related to consumer protection.

 

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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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