MOSQUITO BREEDING ACT TO BE AMENDED, FINES TO BE INCREASED
Date: Friday, October 19, 2012 @ 15:59:35 JST
Topic: Local News


Mosquito Breeding Act to be amended, fines to be increased
Cabinet decides to amend the prevention of mosquito breeding Act to increase the minimum penalty up to Rs. 5000.00, Government Information Department stated.

Under this Act any person not taking proper measures to destroy mosquito breeding grounds is punished with a fine.

 

The act was amended previously, in May last year so as legal action can be initiated quickly against those responsible for running breeding grounds.







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