| Faza Suraj |
A CONTRACTING company was issued a compound by the Enforcement Division of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Department for leaving leftover construction materials on the clearing at Jalan Sharif Ali, Seria.
The contractor violated the Minor Offences Act Chapter 30 Section 12 (1) (e), which led to the issuance of a compound payable of $500.
The company was given a period of seven days to settle the penalty, and upon failure to commit, the it is to subject to court charges.
If convicted, it faces a $1,000 fine and $3,000 for the following offence, and prison term of not exceeding three months.
The department reminded the public and corporations to dispose of such waste at the designated areas to ensure cleanliness and proper hygiene.