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Katrena Mitchell Testimonial

  • 03Mar2020
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Gloria Williams

  • 25Feb2020
Dear Mr. Darling: Though you are on holiday this week, I say 'thank you', and to Ms. Garland who followed up to your efforts, alerting me to go to Solomon's Supercenter, exchange the TV or obtain a refund. Today, Wednesday, the exchange was accomplished, after notifying Ms. Garland of going to

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CPC Release on Plastic Bags

  • 29Jan2020
CPC Release on Plastic Bags
THE SINGLE-USE PLASTIC BAG BAN WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?   The Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Act, 2019 came into effect on 1st January 2020 and since that time has been the subject of much public debate within The Bahamas.   The Facts What does thi

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Thank you CPC Bahamas

  • 29Jan2020
We would like to express our gratitude to CPC Bahamas for the assistance we received in resolving an issue with a Bahamian businessman whom we felt had been unfair in his dealings with us.  Upon presentation of our facts, within 3 days, CPC Bahamas reps contacted us and then the person in question

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Ivy M. Bowe

  • 13Jan2020
I purchased a refrigerator from a well-known company in June of 2019. Four weeks after the refrigerator was delivered I noticed water settling along the door of the freezer section, and dripping from the area at the back under the light. I contacted the company, but it took several more phone calls

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Plastic Ban Consumer Tips

  • 30Dec2019
Plastic Ban Consumer Tips
With the January 1st 2020 plastic ban just days away, local consumers should take note of the following tips: Come January 1, 2020 businesses will not be able to import any of the forbidden items into the country. Businesses will charge customers between $0.25 to $1.00 for plastic bags. This

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2020 Consumer Symposium

  • 20Dec2019
2020 Consumer Symposium
The Consumer Protection Commission invites you to attend a consumer symposium, 'Consumers, Do You Know Your Rights?' Tuesday, 28th January 2020, Franklyn Wilson Auditorium, University of The Bahamas.  

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BPL Press Statement – 6th November, 2019

  • 14Nov2019
BPL Press Statement – 6th November, 2019
BPL Press Statement  

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CPC Press Release – 23rd October, 2019

  • 14Nov2019
CPC Press Release – 23rd October, 2019
PRESS RELEASE CONSUMER PROTECTION COMMISSION                                  Nassau, The Bahamas, 23 October 2019: The Consumer Protection Act, 2006 makes provisions for the greater protection of consumers. The legislation seeks to provide remedy to consu

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Plastic Bag Levy Warning for Bahamian Consumers

  • 07Oct2019
Plastic Bag Levy Warning for Bahamian Consumers
Consumers have been warned that Bahamian businesses will be required to charge them a minimum 25 cents per bag for using single-use plastic bags from January 1, 2020. The levy is mandatory under Section 8 of the Environmental Protection (Control of Plastic Pollution) Bill 2019.  The Bill was

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