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Consumer Protection launches Toyota HiAce recall campaign
Consumer Protection launches Toyota HiAce recall campaign

Consumer Protection, in cooperation with Saoud Bahwan Automotices, recently launched a campaign to recall 163 Toyota HiAce based on the chassis No: TGJX02P2C0040372 to No: JTGSX23PXC6122619. The campaign started on 31/1/2017.

06/02/2017

Workshop on consumer rights in the digital economy
Workshop on consumer rights in the digital economy

Consumer International Middle East (“CI”) is organizing a workshop on “Consumer Right in the Digital Economy”. The workshop will be held on Monday 6 February 2017 in Muscat, under the auspice of H. E. Sheikh Sa'ad Mohammed Said al Mardhouf al Sa'adi, Minister of Sport Affairs, and will be attended by Mr. Bart Combée, CI President, and Mr. Justin Macmullan head of the regional office. The workshop aims to increase the participants’ knowledge about the counsumer rights in the digital economy, and the protection that should be available in view of the increasing domination of the digital economy.

06/02/2017

More than OMR 1,000 fines and penal orders against companies in Seeb
More than OMR 1,000 fines and penal orders against companies in Seeb
The public prosecution for consumer protection cases recently issued fifteen penal orders against violators for not posting the price on their exhibits, and decided to fine the accused persons who were transferred from Consumer Protection Seeb.
02/02/2017

Awareness lecture on car tires in Diba
Awareness lecture on car tires in Diba
Consumer Protection Diba recently organized an awareness lecture for its people on car tires, for them to gain general knowledge on the types and usage of tires, in addition to the proper ways to select suitable tires and the risks associated with using used tires,
 
02/02/2017

Imprisonment and fines in Nizwa
Imprisonment and fines in Nizwa
The Primary Court, Nizwa, issued five verdicts against several companies for violating the consumer protection law No: 66/2014, with imprisonment, conviction, compensation and fines totaling more than OMR 3,000.
 
02/02/2017

Consumer Protection Suhar participates in the Omani Environment Day
Consumer Protection Suhar participates in the Omani Environment Day
The Directorate General of Consumer Protection Suhar recently participated in the celebrations of the Directorate of Environment and Climate Affairs, Al Batina North, on the occasion of Oman Environment Day. For this year, the festivities were held under the theme “Our Environment is Life”.
 
 
 
 

 
01/02/2017

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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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