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September 2014

4 September 2014 - Charms attached to loombands are to be removed from the market

 

May 2014

22 May 2014 - Reduction in the price of certain medicines

 

April 2014

16 April 2014 - The Office for Competition carries out a sector inquiry into loan interest rates offered by banks to SMEs, merchant service charges and interchange fees.

 

December 2013

4 December 2013 - Restricting the use of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment

 

November 2013

26 November 2013 - Angelcare Movement and Sound Baby Monitor

 

October 2013

15 October 2013 - The Declaration of Conformity and the CE Mark

 

September 2013

4 September 2013 - Non Refillable F-Gas Cylinders

F-Gas Cylinders

 

August 2013

9 August 2013 - MCCAA Offices closed due to staff training

 

June 2013

12 June 2013 -  Concentration between ICT Limited concerning the acquisition of Information Technology Services   Limited

 

May 2013

27 May 2013 - Approved creation of a joint venture between Marsovin Limited and Master Wine Holdings Limited

7 May 2013 - MCCAA issues Public Warning Statement against Bottega del Marmista

3 May 2013 - Unsafe Electrical Travel Universal Adaptors 

 

April 2013

4 April 2013 - Consumer Laundry Detergents: Limitation on the content of Phosphates & of other Phosphorous Compounds

 

March 2013 

14 March 2013 - World Consumer Rights Day 2013 - 15 March

12 March 2013 - Warning Regarding Food Imitating Products

7 March 2013 - Unsafe Safety Helmets and Warning Regarding Hazardous Adaptors

Unsafe Safety Helmets

Adaptor Image

 

February 2013

26 February 2013 - Imnedija Ufficjalment il-Kampanja Pubblicitarja tal-Awtorita' ta' Malta ghall-Kompetizzjoni u ghall-Affarijiet tal-Konsumatur

 

January 2013

29th January - Certifikat internazzjonali ghall-ispizerija tal-ghazla tieghek u rohs ta' aktar medicini li minnhom igawdi u jibbenefika l-poplu Malti u Ghawdxi

24th January - Warning regarding Lift Installer

 

December 2012

6th December - The Digital Content Sweep

 

November 2012

23rd November - Results of Sweep 2011 - Consumer Credit Online

15th November - Halloween costumes with strings in the neck area (PR 2511)

14th November - 1.9 Miljun Ewro ghal Laboratorju li jwettaq verifiki ta' strumenti tal-kejl li jintuzaw fin-negozju (PR 2491)

12th November - Training Seminar for the Judiciary on the Application of EU Competition Law (PR 2482)

2nd November - Consumer Claims Tribunal Compensation (PR 2407)

 

October 2012

26th October - Fantasy Tours - Public Warning Statement [English/Maltese] (PR2372)

22nd October - Opening speech by the Hon. Jason Azzopardi, Minister for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers at the MCCAA's Seminar - Emerging risks from food and communication between the competent authorities (PR 2304)

22nd October - Mergers & Acquisitions: Motor vehicles, spare parts and repair market

15th October - Use of the term 'Unlimited' (PR 2254)

4th October -  MCCAA safeguards consumers interests (PR 2171)

2nd October - E-Cigarettes (PR 2152)

 

September 2012

24th September - Safety Alert on Ladders (PR 2058)

19th September - Reduced Medicine Prices (PR 2034)

14th September - Training Seminar for Members of Judiciary on Competition Law (PR 2006)

13th September - Minister's Speech at Seminar on Competition Law (PR 1986)

12th September - Safety of MCCAA Employees (PR 1977)

 

August 2012

29th August – Residue Testing in Food of Plant and Animal Origin (PR 1858)

8th August - Safety Alert: Chicco High Chair (PR 1763)

3rd August – Penny Auction Website (PR 1730)

 

July 2012

30th July – Safety Concerns on Electronic Cigarettes (PR 1693)

24th July – MCCAA Website (PR 1638)

24th July – Food Safety Commission (PR 1611)

11th July - Standards for Quality Marks in respect of locally producted agriculture products (PR 1548)

10th July – Class Action (PR 1533)

6th July – MCCAA Press Release (PR 1504)

 

June 2012

22nd June – MCCAA Brush Cutters (PR 1407)

21st June – Minister Speech at MCCAA RAPEX Seminar (PR 1391)

6th June – Shrimps Consignment (PR 1281)

 

May 2012

28th May – Playgrounds’ Inspections (PR 1206)

18th May – School Uniforms Report (PR 1132)

18th May – Accreditation Terracore Laboratory (PR 1131)

4th May – Reply to Hon. M. Farrugia re Uniforms (PR 1015)

3rd May – Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers Activities (PR 0991)

 

April 2012

24th April – Electrical Adaptor (PR 0915)

18th April – Gas Regulators (PR 0869)

10th April – Medicine Prices (PR 0812)

 

March 2012

30th March – Notaries

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0753.pdf

29th March – MCCAA Budget

 http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0748.pdf

29th March – Standards by entities MCCAA Mentioned

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0739.pdf

24th March – Consumer Day Press Release

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0698.pdf

20th March – Consumer Affairs Day

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0643.pdf

13th March – Playsafety Malta Ltd

http://www.doi.gov.mt/EN/press_releases/2012/03/pr0589.pdf

12th March – GWU Industrial Action Press Release

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/PR%200583.pdf

12th March – Education Ministry Press Release on Uniforms

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0579.pdf

9th March – Consumer Day Press Release

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/03/pr0571.pdf

 

February 2012

23rd February – School Uniforms – Parliamentary Committee Issue

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/02/pr0415.pdf

20th February – LPG Valves and Regulators

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/02/pr0362.pdf

3rd February – MCCAA – ESF EU foreign funding beneficiary

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/02/pr0228.pdf

 

January 2012

13th January – Melita PLC Terms and Conditions

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/01/pr0064.pdf

5th January – Melita Terms and Conditions

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/01/pr0015.pdf

4th January – PIP Implants Competent Authority Mentioned – Issued by Public Health

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/press_releases/2012/01/pr0005.pdf