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27 November 2021

JANAAC Provides Confidence to COVID-19 Testing

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 27 Nov 2021    admin   
The Jamaica National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC) was established to facilitate trade between Jamaica and its trading partners, which according to the agency’s Chief Executive Officer, Sharonmae Shirley, includes medical testing that is done to support the national COVID-19 testing regime. A critical tool in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic is the availability of competent medical laboratories and point-of-care testing facilities that can produce fast, accurate and reliable test results. In support of other COVID-19 mitigation strategies, the increased accessibility of competent...


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Legal Officer, Consumer Affairs Commission, Sacha-Gaye Russell.

CAC Awards More Than $7m to Consumer to Settle Breaches of CPA

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 27 Nov 2021    admin   
The Consumer Protection Tribunal has issued a ruling in favour of a consumer who sought redress through the Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC). The amount of $7,587,000.00 was awarded to the consumer after it was found that section 23 (damaged goods sold to consumer), section 24 (return of defective goods) and section 30 (false or misleading representation) of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) were breached. Speaking in an interview with JIS News, Legal Officer CAC, Sacha-Gaye Russell said that in this case, the consumer went into a contract with a used car dealership and was told that the...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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