Offences for Dumping Waste in Public Places

Two individuals were issued compound fines after found to have committed an offence under the Minor Offenses Act, Chapter 30 Section 12(1)(A), by the Enforcement Division of the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal Department.

In a press release, the Department stated that Muhammad Jazlan Bin Abdullah Sulong @ Japlin Bin Sulong and Muhammad Amirullah Bin Mohammad Yusni live in Kampung Merangking Hilir Ulu Belait, were each charged $100 for committing offences under the Minor Offences Act Chapter 30 Section 12(1)(A), which is throwing cigarette butts in the public area. The individuals are given a period of 7 days to settle the compound fines and if fail, they can be brought to court. If convicted can be fined a sum of $1,000 for the first offence, and for subsequent offences, a fine of $3,000 and imprisonment not exceeding 3 months.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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