| FazaSuraj |
A $200 compound fine was yesterday imposed on a company for indiscriminately dumping trash in a non-designated area, thereby violating Chapter 12 (1) (B) under the Minor Offences Act Paragraph 30.
If a company fails to abide by the regulations in place, a $1,000 fine will be imposed, followed by a $3,000 fine and imprisonment of no more than three months for the subsequent offence.
The Enforcement Unit of the Belait District Office has repeatedly advised the public and owners of business premises to dispose of wastes at designated locations, and to ensure proper hygiene is maintained.
Observations and patrols will be conducted periodically to curb the issue of indiscriminate disposal of trash in the Belait District.