Belait imposes fines for littering

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BELAIT

A COMPANY and an individual in Belait were fined $200 and $100 respectively last Friday for indiscriminately disposing of trash at non-designated sites.

The Enforcement Unit of the Belait District Office issued the compound fines under Section 12 (1)(a) of the Minor Offences Act, which carries a fine of $3,000 and a maximum of three months imprisonment if the same offence is repeated.

The unit, which said they will continue to monitor residential and commercial areas, advised the public to only use designated rubbish dumps to safeguard the environment.

The Brunei Times