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Two companies fined for unlawful display of advertisements

Azlan Othman

The Authority for Building Control and Construction Industry (ABCi) issued fines to two advertising companies for offences under Regulation 12, Building Control (Advertisements, Billboards and Signage) Regulations 2016.

One company was fined BND1,000 for displaying advertisements without permission at Jalan Pusing Keliling Seria By-Pass and Jalan Pandan Lima, Belait District.

Meanwhile, the other was fined BND1,000 for displaying advertisements without permission at a building at Simpang 522, Jalan Mulaut-Limau Manis, Kampong Masin in Mukim Pengkalan Batu.

Both companies were given 14 days to settle the compound fine.

Advertising companies must have a valid registration and any business signs or billboards displayed outside business premises must obtain permission in accordance with the Building Control (Advertisements, Billboards and Signage) Regulations 2016, said ABCi.

ABOVE & BELOW: ABCi officers questioning companies. PHOTOS: AZLAN OTHMAN

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