Land owner demolishes illegal extension

Fadley Faisal

A land owner in Mukim Sengkurong was issued a notice by the Authority for Building Control and Construction Industry (ABCi) to demolish the illegal extension of his house which had encroached into his neighbour’s land, an offence Under Section 24(1) of the Building Control Order 2014 (BCO).

The owner complied with the Planning Authority’s order and demolished the extension within the stipulated time.

Any person who carries out, permits or authorises the carrying out of building works without approval and permit from ABCi is guilty of an offence which carries a penalty of a maximum BND200,000 fine, imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or both.