The Ministry of Economy and Commerce announced the closure of a construction materials company in the Industrial Area for one month for selling counterfeit sanitary ware items.
After verifying the violation, a notice was issued and the company closed for one month for flouting Article 7 of Law No.8 of 2008.
This is part of intensive inspection campaigns carried out by the Ministry to monitor the markets and commercial activities in the country with the aim of controlling prices and detecting infringements and counterfeit goods, and goods not conforming to the standard specifications.
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce said in a statement that it will deal firmly with those who violate the Consumer Protection Law and its executive regulations.
The Ministry will intensify its inspection campaigns to control such practices and will refer those who violate the laws and ministerial decisions organising the work of the department to the competent authorities for appropriate action against it and protect the rights of consumers.
The ministry urged all consumers to report any violations to the Department of Consumer Protection which receives complaints, suggestions and inquiries through various channels of communication.
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