| James Kon |
THE Law enforcement unit of Tutong District Office issued a compound fine of BND300 to Syarikat Al-Iman Co and Fayze Department Store on Tuesday for the violation of Section 12 (1) Minor Offences Act Chapter 30 for disposing construction waste in a public area.
The companies were given seven days to settle the fine, failing which the matter will be referred to court and if found guilty, a BND1,000 fine or a month’s imprisonment will be imposed for the first convicted offence.
For a subsequent offence, the punishment will be a BND3,000 fine or imprisonment of not more than three months.
The Law Enforcement Unit of Tutong District Office reminded the public to comply with regulations under the Minor Offences Act.