Ministry shuts down retail outlet in Al Gharrafa for noncompliance

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The Ministry of Commerce & Industry has announced the closure of a car maintenance shop in Al-Gharrafa. This is due to its noncompliance with public and private requirements, and its violation of the Ministry’s circular regulating businesses of commercial stores engaged in car maintenance and repair activities in cities and commercial streets.

This measure comes as part of the Ministry’s efforts to monitor and regulate markets and commercial activities across Qatar, and to assess the degree of compliance with laws and regulations governing commercial activities, in a bid to uncover and crack down on violations.

The Ministry stressed that it would neither tolerate any negligence in terms of meeting obligations stipulated in Law No. (5) of 2015 on Commercial, Industrial and Similar Public Shops, and Street Vendors, nor would it allow violating the circular regulating businesses of commercial stores engaged in car maintenance and repair activities in cities and commercial streets.

The Ministry assures that it intends to intensify its inspection campaigns to control violating practices. Any party who violates laws and Ministerial decisions will be referred to the relevant authorities who would respond appropriately against violators to protect consumer rights.

Source and cover image credit: Ministry of Commerce & Industry