11 foreign workers found violating Employment Order

Hakim Hayat

A total of 11 foreign workers were found in violation of immigration laws during operations in the Belait District, conducted by the Enforcement Section of the Immigration and National Registration Department (INRD) and the Labour Enforcement Division of the Labour Department.

A car workshop in Jalan Sungai Duhon was scrutinised in the joint operation during which three foreign workers were found in violation of Regulation 15(2) for not working with their original employer.

Four foreign workers were also found in violation of Regulation 15(3) Chapter 17 of the Immigration Act and Regulation for working in jobs not as stated in their work permits.

Meanwhile, the Enforcement Section of the INRD found three foreign workers installing air conditions at Jalan Masjid in an operation, one of whom was caught working in a job not as stipulated in his work permit while another detained for working under a social visit pass. One worker was also ordered to report to the INRD.

Operation in progress. PHOTO: HAKIM HAYAT