One company and two foreign residents were issued compound fines for offences under the Minor Offences Act, Chapter 30, Section 12 for throwing and dumping rubbish at an open area.
Esda Contractor Company was issued a 500 dollar compound fine, while Avando Hartanto and Marcelino Villamor Palma were fined one hundred dollars each for dumping rubbish in a public area in Gadong respectively. They are required to pay the compound fine at the Bandar Seri Begawan Municipal Department within 7 days. Failure to do so will cause the case to be brought to court whereby a fine of one thousand dollars will be imposed for the first offence. Meanwhile the second and subsequent offences will be liable to a three thousand dollar fine and imprisonment not exceeding 3 months.
Source: Radio Television Brunei