Local company fined for littering

Daniel Lim

The Enforcement Division of the Belait District Office (JDB) issued a BND500 fine to a company in Kuala Belait yesterday for irresponsible dumping in a public area.

The company was found disposing unwanted items at the Belait beach, in a clear violation of the Chapter 30, Section 12 (1)(d) of the Minor Offences Act.

In a statement, the Enforcement Division reminded that it frequently conducts routine checks to ensure that the public and business owners abide by the laws in keeping the environment free of litter.

Site of the irresponsible littering at the Belait beach. PHOTO: ENFORCEMENT DIVISION JDB