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Ministry seized goods worth over RM300k last year

MUKAH: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs here seized goods worth RM309,904.25 with compounds amounting to RM34,900 from 57 cases re

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MUKAH: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs here seized goods worth RM309,904.25 with compounds amounting to RM34,900 from 57 cases recorded throughout last year.

Mukah head Salihin Den said offences under the Control of Supply Act (AKB) 1961 topped the list, with RM293,377.45 worth of goods seized and compounds amounting to 8,800 from 12 cases recorded.

He added of the total 57 cases, the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act (AKHAP) 2011 recorded the highest number with 37, followed by AKB 1961 (12), Weight and Measures Act (ATS) 1972 (four), and two cases under Consumers Protection Act (APP) 1999 and Trade Description Act (APD) 2011, respectively.

“A total  of 4,549 checks was conducted last year, of which 3,104 were in the town and 1,445 in rural areas,” he said on Tuesday (Jan 11).

Salihin also expressed the ministry’s gratitude and appreciation to the local media for the cooperation and support rendered.

He revealed that the ministry also took action on 12 cases recorded under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (Act 342), for violation of standard operating procedures (SOPs) during the movement control order (MCO) and National Recovery Plan.

He added that the ministry was also helping the Ministry of Health in enforcing the SOPs in the distribution and business sectors.

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