Gulf Times - Consumer-Protection
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.

Counterfeit goods found as MEC inspects outlets

Counterfeit goods found as MEC inspects outlets

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has conducted a surprise inspection of commercial outlets at the Industrial Area and Old Airport to ensure their compliance with the stipulations of Law No 8 of 2008.

MEC intensifies inspection campaigns, issues 112 fines

MEC intensifies inspection campaigns, issues 112 fines

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce intensified its inspection campaigns last month to ensure the compliance of suppliers (retail outlets) with Law Number (8 of 2008) on Consumer Protection.

Ministry recalls two Dodge models over airbag

Ministry recalls two Dodge models over airbag

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in collaboration with United Cars Al Mana, has announced the recall of Dodge Durango, RAM models of 2004-2010.

MEC finds 19 violations at Central Market

MEC finds 19 violations at Central Market

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) detected 19 violations of consumer protection regulations during a sudden inspection campaign at the Central Market in Doha.

Municipality teams carry out inspections at food outlets

Municipality teams carry out inspections at food outlets

The Health Inspection Section at Al Khor and Al Thakhira Municipality conducted an inspection campaign at food outlets in co-operation with the Consumer Protection Department (CPD) ...

Apple sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

Apple sued over unresponsive iPhone 6 touchscreens

Apple Inc has been sued by owners of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones who say a design defect causes the phones' touchscreens to become unresponsive, making them unusable.

MEC report finds 275 consumer protection violations

MEC report finds 275 consumer protection violations

Some 275 commercial outlets and service providers were found violating stipulations of Law No 8 for 2008 on consumer protection last year by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC).

MEC recalls Toyota RAV4 vehicles

MEC recalls Toyota RAV4 vehicles

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce, in collaboration with Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co, has announced the recall of Toyota RAV4 models of 2006-2012 to repair the rear seat cushion frame.

Industrial Area store shut for faking measurements

Industrial Area store shut for faking measurements

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has enforced a month-long administrative closure of a store in the Industrial Area for selling toilet paper in packages labelled with false measurements.

MEC fines eight petrol stations, warns against fraudulent practices

MEC fines eight petrol stations, warns against fraudulent practices

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) has urged petrol station owners to closely monitor their employees after inspectors of the Consumer Protection Department detected serious irregularities ...