$1000 fine for littering in public!

Those littering in public may have to pay a hefty fine soon with those found guilty set to face a maximum $1000 fine under a proposed law change.
National environment spokesperson Scott Simpson has put forward a Bill to bring in tougher penalties for illegal rubbish dumping.
The Bill has passed its first reading in Parliament and will now be considered by the Environment select committee.
If the Bill is successful, councils will be able to increase the maximum fine for those who are caught littering from $400 to $1000.
It is hoped that new laws will give councils more power to deal with the increasing problem. In Auckland, cleaning up litter costs almost $5 million a year.

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olive
olive
2 years ago

I like the sound of them having to pay if they get caught or not and it sounds like they will stop littering. By Olive

Tom
Tom
2 years ago

finally more punishment for litteres!

me
me
2 years ago

this is such a good rule

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

should be $2000

CL4P TRP Unit
CL4P TRP Unit
2 years ago

Wow Thats A Huge Fine

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

they should get arrested instead

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

yahoo
i wont have to pick up litter out side my house every day

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That’s GOOD people should be better to the environment!

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Finally someone has came up with an idea

frog
frog
2 years ago

a lot of money

Atsuki
Atsuki
2 years ago

Finally a fine for littering. Yes! 😀

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

yay!
now the oceans will slowly be safer yay1!!!11

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

i wont have to pick up litter out side my house every day

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

Ban litter not plastic ban plastic ban lots of things…

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

o more litter bugs

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

yay no more litter bugs

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

yeah(:

Anonymous
Anonymous
2 years ago

That not bad

Rich
Rich
1 year ago

Don’t littter it’s bad

Rich
Rich
1 year ago

Don’t littter it’s bad for the animals

Rich
Rich
1 year ago

Don’t litter it’s bad for the animals

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