The Enforcement Division of the Belait District Office issued BND600 compound fines to a company and an individual for littering on Monday.
The company was issued a BND500 fine and the individual BND100 for disposing waste at a public area in front of business premises in Pandan, according to a press statement.
The compound fines were issued under Section 12 (1)(a) and (e) of Chapter 30. The company and the individual have been given seven days to settle the fines or have their cases forwarded to the courts.
An accused if found guilty will be handed a further BND1,000 fine or a month’s imprisonment, while subsequent offences will see a penalty of BND3,000 or imprisonment of no more than three months.