The Department of Consumer Protection monitors 95 Violations during June

July 06, 2011

In the context of the permanent efforts made by the Ministry of Business and Trade, represented by the Department of Consumer Protection, to monitor the markets and the economic activities in the State, the cited department has revealed today a number of violations committed during the month of June 2011. The violations have been amounted to 95 violations, including:
·        Commercial fraud (counterfeit goods)
·        Non-commitment to the fruits and vegetables’ prices announced in the daily bulletin
·        Goods not able to be returned or replaced
·        Unrevealed prices
·        Commercial fraud (selling used wedding cards)
·        Promotions unauthorized by the Department of Consumer Protection
·        Prices not stated in Arabic
·        Goods sold with prices higher than those stated on the commodity
·        In addition to promoting wrong features and specifications for some goods and services.   
As for the complaints received by the Department of Consumer Protection, and which have been amounted to 86 complaints, they have been dealt with and transmitted to the responsible competent departments.