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In conjunction with the upcoming Eid al-Fitr "Consumer Protection" in North East continues to intensify its inspection campaigns

06/06/2018


The Department of Consumer Protection in North Sharqia has intensified its inspection campaigns on the markets of the Governorate during the holy month of Ramadan,

 

in light of the active commercial movement witnessed by the markets and the high demand by consumers during these blessed days. In such campaigns, the Department ensured that the suppliers are adhering to the laws, regulations and decisions issued with regard to consumer protection, the markets are from any abuses that may harm the health and safety of consumers, and all commodities during the holy month are available.
Saif bin Suleiman Al Nahdi, Head of Market Regulation and Control, said that the Department has prepared a field plan to monitor the markets and control violators in various sectors of direct concern to the consumer, including livestock sector to ensure price stability as well as to ensure their availability in the markets of the Governorate.
Al Nahdi added that the inspection campaigns include controlling the prices of vegetables and fruits in all centers and shops, in addition to monitoring the shops of luxuries and sewing shops. The Department also focused on inspecting beauty salons in terms of prices of services provided to the consumer and making sure not to use any prohibited materials or counterfeit products as well as the validity of used products.
In addition, Al Nahdi said that the Department prepared for this occasion through the distribution of cadres in various markets of the Governorate to receive any complaints from consumers, in order to be in direct contact with the complainant, immediately upon receipt of the complaint, and visit the shop and take appropriate action towards it.
The Public Authority for Consumer Protection calls on all consumers to cooperate with its various departments to report any irregularities or excesses that they may notice in the markets on the consumer hotline, and calls upon the suppliers to abide by the laws and legal regulations and not to exploit events by raising prices.

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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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