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Published: Tuesday December 24, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Tuesday December 24, 2013 MYT 7:17:55 AM

400 price control violation cases

TAWAU: A total of 400 cases of violation of the Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011 were recorded in Sabah.

Kudat recorded the highest amount of compound fines at RM9,621 from the total of RM42,421 compound fines collected this year, involving 264 cases, said state community development and consumer affairs Minister Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid.

Jainab said the ministry would not compromise with anyone found cheating consumers by selling the items at higher prices.

She said any parties found to have committed the offence could be issued with a compound fine up to RM100,000. — Bernama

Tags / Keywords: Government, anti profiteering act

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