Gulf Times - Consumer-Protection
MEC inspects bookstores, school supplies shops

MEC inspects bookstores, school supplies shops

The inspection campaign falls within the framework of the MEC’s efforts to regulate and monitor markets and commercial activities.

MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

The ministry said it issued the decision to close the company, after it was found to be operating in violation of one of the articles of the Consumer Protection Law.

MEC launches intensive inspection campaigns for Eid

MEC launches intensive inspection campaigns for Eid

The campaigns are aimed at ensuring the compliance of suppliers (retail outlets) with their obligations under Law No 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection.

Stores selling Garangao accessories fined for various violations

Stores selling Garangao accessories fined for various violations

Inspection campaigns carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) at shops selling Garangao accessories resulted in the imposition of eight penalties for various violations ...

MEC closes maintenance centre of a car company

MEC closes maintenance centre of a car company

The MEC said a violation was registered against the company for flouting Article 14 of Law No 8 of 2008 on Consumer Protection.

Qatar, Oman sign MoU on consumer protection

Qatar, Oman sign MoU on consumer protection

Qatar and Oman have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote co-operation in the field of consumer protection.

MEC shuts commercial entity for a month

MEC shuts commercial entity for a month

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has closed down a commercial entity for a month for selling counterfeit sporting merchandise.

MEC shuts down beauty shop for one week

MEC shuts down beauty shop for one week

The closure decision comes within the framework of the ministry’s intensive inspection campaign to monitor markets and commercial activities to crack down on violations, price manipulation, and counterfeit and substandard products.

MEC detects 68 violations in February

MEC detects 68 violations in February

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has detected 68 violations in February during intensive inspection campaigns to monitor the compliance of suppliers (shops) ...

MEC books company for selling fake spare parts

MEC books company for selling fake spare parts

The campaign comes within the framework of the MEC’s efforts to monitor markets and economic activity across the country in accordance with laws and regulations related to consumer protection.

MEC detects 28 violations at malls

MEC detects 28 violations at malls

A surprise inspection campaign carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) at different malls in the country has resulted in the detection of 28 violations, it was announced.

MEC inspects retail outlets ahead of Eid al-Adha

MEC inspects retail outlets ahead of Eid al-Adha

These outlets include clothing shops, perfumes and accessories shops, tailor shops, fruit and vegetables stores, sweets and cracker shops, barber shops and beauty salons, car washrooms as well as gold and jewellery stores.