Public reminded not to burn wax or litter
Attention Radio/TV announcers:
Please broadcast the following at suitable intervals:
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) reminds people to keep places clean; not to burn wax; not to put lit candles on the ground, on grass pitches or on beaches; and not to fly sky lanterns while celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival.
People littering at LCSD venues such as parks, beaches and barbecue sites are liable to a penalty of $1,500, while the maximum penalty for wax burning or flying sky lanterns is a $2,000 fine and 14 days' imprisonment.
Ends/Sunday, September 11, 2011