MCC to compound SOP violators

KUCHING: Miri City Council (MCC) has received a directive from the authority that its authorised enforcement personnel are to issue compound notice of RM1,500 upon any person found committing an offence against the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs).

This directive will take effect immediately and it covers areas under MCC’s jurisdiction.

“The direction has come into effect in accordance with the latest issuance of the state government’s order called Protection of Public Health (Measure On The Carrying Out Of Activities And Movement Of Persons Within Infected Local Areas) (Recovery Movement Control) Order 2021 which comes into effect from Jan 13 until Mar 31,” said the council in a statement today (Mar 11).

In connection with this, they reminded the general public to strictly adhere to the SOPs such as practising safe hygiene such as washing hands, maintaining social distancing and wearing face masks.

“Likewise, the traders should also maintain body temperature screening and check-in using MySejahtera or maintain proper record of customers’ particulars before entering their business premises.

“Apart from this, they should comply with the SOPs laid down for carrying out their respective businesses,” said MCC.