FAIR TRADING, CODEX ALIMENTARIUS, CONSUMER PROTECTION AND METROLOGY DIVISION

Welcome to FTCACPMD. Our division enforces and monitors the general requirements of all the legislation that enhances and promotes the effectiveness of competition and fair trade in markets to benefit consumers, business and the community.

ADVISORY FUNCTIONS:

Provide policy and other advice to the Minister and through the Minister to the Cabinet, on issues pertaining to fair trading, consumer protection and weights and measures

Advise all stakeholders including traders, consumers and the general public on all matters to do with fair trading, consumer protection and weights and measures.


REGULATORY FUNCTIONS:

Enforce and monitor the general requirements of the Fair Trading Act 1998, Consumer Information Act 1989, and Metrology Act 2015

Enforce the requirements of Price Orders by the Prices Board

Enforce requirements or standards stipulated by the National Codex Committee (NCC), on food products


ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS:

Serve as Secretariat for Prices Board and National Codex Committee
Consult closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on trade related issues, and the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries on food, quality and safety issues
Assess and attend to training needs of staff

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