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As per the decision banning the import and sale of chewing tobacco: Jailtime and fine against two expats in Dibba
As per the decision banning the import and sale of chewing tobacco: Jailtime and fine against two expats in Dibba

 The Primary Court in Dibba has recently pronounced a verdict in favor of PACP, against two violators of the Consumer Protection Law in conviction, jailtime and fine in total of OMR 1,000.

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04/18/2018



In order to provide traffic safety for consumers: A recall for Chevrolet and Subaru cars
 In order to provide traffic safety for consumers: A recall for Chevrolet and Subaru cars

PACP launched a recall in collaboration with Oman Trading Establishment and Oman Gulf Enterprises for 124 Subaru Legacy Outback, WRX and STI (2013-2018), in addition to 5 Chevrolet Corvettes 2018. The recall began on 19 April.

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04/18/2018



Al-Wusta: consumer protection participates in food safety week activities
Al-Wusta: consumer protection participates in food safety week activities

The Consumer Protection Department in Al-Wusta Governorate, has recently participated in the food safety week activities, which were organized by Hima municipality, in collaboration effort, between the department and the other public agencies.

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04/17/2018



Suhar: Consumer Protection welcomes scouts from Al-Dhimam school
Suhar: Consumer Protection welcomes scouts from Al-Dhimam school

The Directorate General of Consumer Protection welcomed scouts from Al-Dhimam bin Saib School for Basic Education, recently in Suhar. In order to familiarize them with PACP role, and objectives related to consumer protection.

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04/17/2018



Activities in the Traffic Safety Competition: awareness lecture at Al-Ghamsah School in Al-Sharqiyah North
Activities in the Traffic Safety Competition: awareness lecture at Al-Ghamsah School in Al-Sharqiyah North

The Consumer Protection Department of Al-Sharqiyah North Governorate has recently organized an awareness lecture for the students of Al-Ghamsah School for Basic Education in wilayat of Dima Wa Al Tayeen, in an awareness effort by PACP to raise the consumers awareness of all consumer protections issues.

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04/16/2018



In (Knowledge of my rights in a protection for me) project: various awareness programs in several private schools Al-Sharqiyah South
In (Knowledge of my rights in a protection for me) project: various awareness programs in several private schools Al-...

The Consumer Protection Department of Al-Sharqiyah South Governorate continues its awareness programs for private school students targeted by (Knowledge of my rights in a protection for me) competition, to raise a generation that is aware of consumer issues and reinforce safe consumer culture among the segments of the community

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04/16/2018



In collaboration with GAMCO: PACP launches a recall campaign for Mitsubishi Fuso FV 5 trucks
In collaboration with GAMCO: PACP launches a recall campaign for Mitsubishi Fuso FV 5 trucks

PACP, in collaboration with GAMCO, will launch a recall for 14 Mitsubishi Fuso FV 5 trucks with VINs Jl6EXP6M8GK022998 - Jl6PXE6M0GK018511...

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04/16/2018



During 2017: approx. 100 inspection visits and 34,000 customer visited Customer Service Centers in PACP
During 2017: approx. 100 inspection visits and 34,000 customer visited Customer Service Centers in PACP

The statistical-technical indexes report issued by the Economic Data and Information Department in PACPHQ, indicated that 99,767 establishments and commercial venues were visited, and 34,013 customers were received in the customer service centers and 4,754 summonses issued from January - December 2017.

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04/12/2018



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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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