NEC Announcement: 50% of Illegal Waste Dumping Penalty for Informant as Incentive

The National Environment Commission (NEC) Secretariat is pleased to inform all concerned that the Cabinet Secretariat vide letter no. C-4/370 dated 30 April 2014 has conveyed to NECS the Government’s approval to reward the informant of illegal waste dumping Fifty Percent (50%) of the penalty amount collected from the offender. The penalty amount on each type of offence in relation to littering and illegal dumping of waste can be referred to Annexure VII of the Waste Prevention and Management Regulations of 2012 available on the NEC Website at www.nec.gov.bt. This proposal on rewarding the informant is put forth strongly by the stakeholders so as to engage the general public in assisting the regulatory authorities that would ultimately lead to attaining a clean and waste free society as envisaged by the Hon’ble Prime Minister.

– NECS

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