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Resident to face fine for littering streets with cigarette butts

According to a regulation taking effect on July 1, 2019, a resident in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue will face a fine from VND500,000 to VND1 million ($21.4 to $42.9) for littering streets with cigarette butts.

Resident to face fine for littering streets with cigarette butts

The People’s Committee in Thua thien- Hue has launched a campaign to aware residents on the fine for throwing cigarette butts away in dormitories, commercial halls, or public places.
Anyone who has indecent behaviors such as urinating or having bowel movement in streets, commercial halls, or public places will receive a fine of VND1 million- VND3 million while those who liter in such places will be fined VND3 million- VND5 million whereas those throw away garbage in pavement or drainage will pay a fine of VND5 million – VND 7 million.
Additionally, those burying solid waste produced by households daily activities and industrial waste illegally will face penalty charge of VND 2 million – VND1 billion depending on the quantity and danger of waste.

By VAN THANG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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