consumer affairs bureau

consumer affairs bureau

a bureau conducted by government services to inquire into complaints about prices charged and quality of goods. Usually intended to deal with matters of trade but tend to invade professional territories, including veterinary practice.
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In addition to serving as SatisFusion's President & CEO, Wood currently serves as the chairperson for the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair's Advisory Council (BEAR).
The case came to light after the police received requests from other shop owners in the area to clamp down on the malicious sales tactics, and a consumer affairs bureau received complaints from women about not getting jobs as models after buying the jewelry.
July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Schoning, chief of the Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR), today announced the arrest of seven people in conjunction with suspected fraudulent smog check operations.
Automotive Repair Leadership 2000: Strategies for Success" is sponsored jointly by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) and industry leaders.
Shingo Mimura made the request to Hiroshi Nakagawa, director general of the Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau at the agriculture ministry, following a World Trade Organization panel's ruling against the quarantine checks last week, they said.
But egg prices are expected to decline in January in view of stable movements in wholesale egg prices and because business demand will likely fall in the month, an official at the farm ministry's Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau said.
has abated on the prices of both eggs and chicken meat,'' an official at the ministry's Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau said.
beef imposed last December,'' said an official at the ministry's Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau.
The log sweep degree was calculated by Equations 1 and 2 (the latter for a log with double sweep) based on the Japanese Agricultural Standard (Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau 1996):
The awards are for Excellent Service and Effective Collaboration with the Consumer Affairs Bureau to Ensure Access to Customer Care Helpline, and for Regular Attendance and Effective Participation at all NCC outreach programmes.
Write to the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Automotive Repair, 10240 Systems Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95827.
According to the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Automotive Repair, gross polluting vehicles are responsible for over 50-percent of vehicle smog in California.
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