Slaughtering Without Certificate

A slaughtering centre in Jalan Lampaki, Kampong Mulaut was found to be conducting slaughtering activities without a valid slaughtering certificate. The incident was discovered through an operation carried out by enforcement officers from the Halal Food Control Section, Syariah Affairs Department, Ministry of Religious Affairs following a public tip-off on the 19th of October.

The case is investigated under Section 10 of the Halal Meat Act, Chapter 183, that carries a penalty of imprisonment up to 1 year or a fine of up to $4,000 or both. The evidence was seized and brought to the Syariah Affairs Headquarters for further information. Any complaints or information on violations of the law involving halal meat can be directed to the Halal Food Control Division at 7166222.

Source: Radio Television Brunei