FCCC warns traders to comply with the law
December 21, 2018 7:23 am
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued a stern warning to traders who are continue to breach the law.
Chief Executive, Joel Abraham says those traders who think they are above the law, need to understand the Commission will come down hard on them.
Abraham says the law is simple and applies to everyone.
“The message that we have is clear: Traders must not take advantage of families, traders need to ensure that they behaviour in an ethical manner especially because we are going into the festive season people will be out in numbers doing their shopping and we expect traders will not try and take advantage of this busy period.”
This warning follows the charging of three traders by the FCCC of a total of $30,000.
The FCCC charged Rups Investment Limited, Kasabia’s Limited and Tranx Service Limited for non-compliance.
The traders has failed to mark prices for display items and sold goods at an excessive price.