Police to Arrest Illegal Fuel Retailers

page this sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>The Bureau has, prostate sick therefore, pilule cautioned the public that the selling of petroleum products that has been going on, in many parts of the country outside Gazetted areas (Fuel retail outlets) is unlawful.

“Petroleum products that include, Petrol, Diesel, Motor Oils and Lubricants sold at the road side, shop verandahs, market places and domestic houses while using soda, beer, mineral water bottles and other plastic containers, contravene section 14 and 15 of the Weights and Measures Act Cap 103.”

“These measures are not regulated by law hence not fit for trade use. Besides selling products in measures that are not fit for trade use, the quality is not guaranteed as the institution cannot carry out effective Quality monitoring programs on the products sold in such manner.”

More so, some of these products like petrol are highly inflammable that improper handling, storage and administration could result to loss of lives and property.

UNBS is a statutory body under the Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives responsible for the development and application of standards in trade, industry and consumer protection.


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