"MCI" inspection campaigns on 1680 car repair shops register 415 violations

28 Sep 2016
Began earlier this week and in various regions of the Kingdom
The Ministry of Commerce and Investment implement many inspection campaigns on 1680 car repair shops in the various regions of the Kingdom and register 415 violations which were 25% of the campaign total violations this week.

MCI aims to verify establishments' commitment to the rules and display and sell goods that are adequate to the approved standards and seize the used tires that might but the consumers in risk and jeopardize their safety.

The ministry's field supervisors registered many violations the majority were: selling Used tires as new ones, no specific label on the car oil containers, missing production date, missing country of origin, missing price tag, the bills in another language (not Arabic). The ministry called the owners objectionable for accountability to apply the regulatory penalties.

This campaign comes in the framework of the ministry active monitoring on sales outlets across the kingdom to ensure its commitment to laws and regulations, and to ensure consumer protection from any harmful practices.

Ministry of Commerce and investment will not hesitate in implementing the penalties on any violator who puts consumer safety at risk.

The ministry also called on the public who have comments or complaints to call the consumer call center using this number 1900, or through the smartphone application "commercial report."

It should be noted that displaying violated products is against the law of fraud combat and legible for 5000 SR fine or imprisonment for two years or both. The punishment of missing price tag could be between 1000-5000 SR.
Last Modified 26 Dec 2018