Company fined for irresponsible dumping

Izah Azahari

The Tutong District Office Enforcement Unit issued a BND500 compound fine to HQS Kawsar Contractor Sdn Bhd after it was found disposing used tyres in the vicinity of Jalan Paya Besar, Kampong Bukit Panggal, Tutong recently.

The company was fined under Chapter 12(1)(f)(ii) on Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30 and is required to settle it within a week. The disposal of used tyres by the company was found out following information provided by village residents.

The Tutong District Office Enforcement Unit reminded the public, companies and business premises to maintain cleanliness and to not dispose rubbish or used items irresponsibly.

The disposed tyres. PHOTO: TUTONG DISTRICT OFFICE