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    BND500 fine for Belait litterbug

    Daniel Lim

    An individual was fined BND500 by the Belait District Office for disposing used construction materials on public premises on Tuesday.

    The Enforcement Division of the Belait District Office issued the compound fine under Section 12(1)(f)(ii), Chapter 30 of the Miscellaneous Offences Act.

    The individual was given seven days to settle the fine. The failure to do so will result in the case being brought to court.

    If found guilty, a further fine of not less than BND2,000 and no more than BND10,000 will be handed, while subsequent offences will see a penalty of not less than BND10,000 and no more than BND30,000 fine or imprisonment of not less than six months.

    Authorities reminded the public to take care of the cleanliness of the surrounding environment and to dispose trash at designated areas.

    The public wishing to lodge complaints or sightings of trash being disposed of in public areas can contact 334335/6/7 Ext: 1153 or 8711316.

    ABOVE & BELOW: Used construction materials disposed in a public premise. PHOTO: BELAIT DISTRICT OFFICE

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