THE Enforcement Unit from the Brunei-Muara District Office has issued a compound fine of $500 to a retail store in Kampong Rimba, Mukim Gadong. This was the result of continuous inspections made by the Brunei-Muara District Office led by the Enforcement Unit.
The negligence from the storeowner has resulted in foul odours and caused public nuisance in its surroundings, according to a press release from the Brunei-Muara District Office.
It is the duty and obligation of every retail store and building owner to ensure that their establishment is kept clean all the time and to provide facilities to cater to the volume of their commercial waste, the press release said.
Such negligence towards the cleanliness aspects of their establishment is a violation under the Minor Offences Act cap 30 (12:1) which can lead to a compound fine of a minimum of $100 to individuals and $500 to companies.
The surroundings of the retail store in Kampong Rimba
The District Office advised the members of the public to play an active role and lodge reports of any premises that are ignorant of their cleanliness.
The District Office can be reached at 2380928 during office hours to lodge any reports with regards to any violations of the Minor Offences Act cap 30 (12:1) within the area of jurisdiction of the department.