Seria company fined for indiscriminate dumping

|     Daniel Lim     |

THE Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation (JASTRe) yesterday issued a compound fine on a company in Seria for indiscriminate dumping.

Kaya Berjaya Painting and Welding Workshop was fined over BND200 for the improper disposal of trash in its surrounding, a violation of Section 12(1)(a) of the Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30.

The company was given seven days to settle the fine, failing which the matter will be brought to court. If found guilty, an additional BND1,000 will be imposed on a first offender, and a BND3,000 fine for subsequent offences.

Members of the public and business owners are reminded to dispose trash in designated areas and ensure the cleanliness of their surrounding.

Trash littered in the area. – JASTRE