A BND200 compound fine was issued to a local company by the Enforcement Division of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board yesterday for littering in a public area in the
According to a press statement by the division, the company was found disposing construction materials including pieces of tile, stone fragments, wooden pallets and sacks of cement in a public area. This was in violation of the Chapter 30 Section 12(1)(a) of Minor Offences Act.
The company was given seven days to settle the fine. The failure to do so will result the case being forwarded to court. If found guilty, the accused will be handed an additional BND1,000 fine or one month’s imprisonment. Subsequent offences will see a BND3,000 fine or imprisonment of not more than three months.
The Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Board reminded the public and business owners to ensure the cleanliness of their surroundings.