MoCI registers 7 violations for selling substandard masks Nov 22, 2020 0 2226 12345 QNADohaThe Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) has detected 68 violations by different companies and commercial stores during the inspection campaigns across the country. The campaign aims to ensure compliance of companies and commercial outlets with the implementation of Law No (8) of 2008 regarding consumer protection, and the regulations in force in light of COVID-19 outbreak.In a statement, the ministry said 61 of the violations were non-compliance with the conditions related to health and safety for the consumer, a violation of Article No 13 of the Consumer Protection Law No. 8 of 2008. The law states that the supplier shall guarantee the conformity of the commodity or service to the declared and approved standard specifications, and the supplier shall be held liable for non-compliance with the conditions of public health and safety.The remaining seven violations are related to selling face masks and sanitizers that do not conform to the standard specifications, which is a violation of Article 6 of the same law. The law states that no defective commodity shall be sold, displayed, presented, promoted or advertised.The penalty for violating Law No (8) of 2008 ranges between administrative closure and fines which vary between QR3,000 and QR1000,000. RELATED ARTICLES Amir, Pompeo review Qatar-US ties Nov 22, 2020 0 2442 Two expats get 10 years in jail, hefty fine for human trafficking Nov 22, 2020 0 1730 Qatar Airways celebrates 2 years to milestone Nov 22, 2020 0 1901 Two years to go: Qatar on course to deliver amazing World cup Tribune News Network Doha Exactly two years to go for the next edition of the FIFA World Cup and the hosts Qatar is well on course to deliver an amazing World Cup in 2022. Qatar is moving at a faster pace to ensure that 2022 World .. 90 referred to Public Prosecution for not wearing masks The designated authorities on Saturday referred 90 people to the Public Prosecution for not wearing masks in places where they are mandatory. They also referred five people to the Public Prosecution for violating the .. Qatar Airways celebrates ‘2 years to go’ milestone Qatar Airways celebrated ‘two years to go’ milestone with newly-unveiled Qatar Airways FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Boeing 777 aircraft, which took off on Saturday to Zurich, the home of FIFA, with the special Qatar 2022 ..