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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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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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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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Chairman Christmas Message 2018

  • 28Dec2018
Chairman Christmas Message 2018
AS we look back over the year that was, 2018, it was indeed transformative one for us at the Consumer Protection Commission (CPC). It is appropriate then, that we reflect on our past challenges and successes, as we look with anticipation to more advancements in the field of consumer protection in th

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Executive Director’s Christmas Message 2018

  • 28Dec2018
  CPC Executive Director Christmas Message 2018   Christmas is a festive time of year, when we get together with family and friends in celebratory mode, and do lots of shopping. Since joining the Commission in September of this year, I have not only gained an appreciation for the i

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CPC Retail Exchange/Refund Campaign

  • 20Dec2018
CPC Retail Exchange/Refund Campaign
  21st November 2018 PRESS RELEASE CPC RETAIL EXCHANGE/REFUND AND RECEIPT CAMPAIGN     The Consumer Protection Commission is today embarking upon a consumer education campaign to sensitize retailers and local consumers alike, about two areas of major concern; store exc

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Shantell Hall

  • 21Dec2017
Good Day Mr. Darling. I trust that all is well with you. Please see copy of our testimonial below. “We had our package delivered to a shipping company who was giving us a hassle in trying to locate our merchandise. We then contacted Consumer Protection Commission. We provided for them all the n

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Brian Evans

  • 21Dec2017
I hope this may be useful - and again heartfelt gratitude from one of your newest fans!    TESTIMONIAL Things had not been going well for me for some time but my world was recently turned upside down when I got some terrible treatment from a local bank. With no money and nowhere to turn, I tho

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Andrew Hamilton

  • 21Dec2017
Dear Ms. Garland: I'm pleased to report that (name of company withheld) did deposit $450 into my account on Friday. Thank you very much for your efforts. I am very impressed with your effectiveness and if at all helpful, I would be glad to provide a formal reference or recommendation. Also note,

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Roslyn Williams

  • 21Dec2017
Roslyn Williams
"My name is Roslyn Williams, and I want to say a personal thank you to Commissioner Morris and the wonderful team at Consumer Protection Commission for a job well done. During the month of August 2017, I went into an establishment to purchase uniform shirts for my son. He tried on the sample shir

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