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Through amicable settlement Consumer Protection Rustaq recover more than OMR 1,700 to consumers
Recently Consumer Protection Rustaq, Al Batinah South, managed to reach amicable settlements between two consumers and two companies, where it was agreed to recover more than OMR 1,700 to the consumers, as part of the Department's efforts in resolving the complaints and reports received from consumers.
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• The implementation of the executive bylaws for the consumer protection law shall start on Monday
• PACP Chairman: We’re living in a country of institutions and law and there is no one above the law
• The Supplier is obligated to notify the consumer upon discovering defect in services or goods and must publish that in two daily newspapers.
• Sales: The retail price before and after sales must be displayed for each item
• The bylaws stipulate when an item is considered invalid, counterfeited or fake
Consumer Protection: More than 5000 notifications in 2016 Topped by foodstuff sector
The report by the D. G. of Studies and Development, PACP, on the statistics indicators for 2016, indicated 5883 notifications in 2016.
In cooperation with Suhail Bahwan Auto Consumer Protection launches campaign to recall Maxima, Pathfinder and Navara
Consumer Protection, in cooperation with Suhail Bahwan Auto, recently launched a campaign to recall 3982 Maxima, Pathfinder and Navara vehicles, and the recall covered 87 Maxima A36 2016 – 2017 model based on chassis No: GC445196 to No: GC388684 because of the worning indicator of the ABS due to a problem in the brake processor, and the company will check and replace the ABS system for all the vehicles, if so required, according to Nissan service standards without charging the consumer with any expenses.
Adjudication against an expatriate for practicing pharmacist without license
Primery Court, Mudheibi, recently issued a verdict against an expatriate for selling medicines not registered with the Ministry of Health and prejudice to the public morals, and for practicing unlicensed profession, and decided to impose a fine of OMR 1,000 and 6 months imprisonment, followed by permanent deportation and seizure and destruction of the confiscated goods.
To increase awareness amongst the new generations Consumer Protection Sur organizes an awareness programme on e-shopping
Consumer Protection Sharqiya South recently organized an awareness programme for a number of schools in the governorate, to celebrate the Gulf Consumer Week. The programme aimed to increase awareness in consumer protection issues, and included lectures with the theme “e-shopping”.
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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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