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Several fined for violating consumer law.

Muscat: The Court of First Instance in the wilayat of Jaalan Bani Bu Ali has issued a number of rulings against owners of establishments belonging to various nationalities for violating the Consumer Protection Law.

One of the guilty persons who was working for a commercial center, was fined RO500, in addition to the confiscation of seized goods. The same court also issued a ruling against a Bangladeshi for committing similar violations.

The First Instance Court in the Wilayat of Jaalan Bani BuAli has issued three orders against the accused for violating different articles of the Consumer Protection Law No. 81/2002. The first accused was an Omani who was selling expired goods.

The second and third accused are of Indian nationality and both committed the same violation as the first accused. Each one of them was fined RO100 and the confiscation of seized goods as well.

The Public Prosecution in Sur issued an order against an Indian for violating Article 19 of the Consumer Protection Law. The accused was fined RO100 for putting two different price labels for the same product.

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Publication:Times of Oman (Muscat, Oman)
Date:Jul 30, 2012
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