Two companies were issued a compound fine for an offence under Section 12(1) 'B' of the Minor Offences Act Chapter 30, during an observation conducted by the Laws Enforcement Section of the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department.
The department's press release stated that Syarikat Topcity and Abu Talha Sendirian Berhad, were issued a $200 compound fine each for disposing rubbish at the Kampong Batu Bersurat and Kampong Serusop areas. Meanwhile two locals, Philip Tan Lie Huat and Chiew Sze Wern, were issued a $100 each for an offence under Section 12(1) 'A' of the Minor Offences Act Chapter 30 for throwing cigarette butts at the public area in Kampong Kiulap.
The companies and both individuals were required to pay the fine at the Finance Section, 3rd floor, Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department within 7 days. Fail to do so, the case will be brought to the court and for the first offence can bring to $100 fine. While $3,000 fine and imprisonment of not exceeding 3 months for the second and subsequent offences.
Source: Radio Television Brunei