EPD convictions in June

     Seventy-six convictions were recorded in June 2016 for breaches of legislation enforced by the Environmental Protection Department.

     Ten of the convictions were under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance, three were under the Noise Control Ordinance, 60 were under the Waste Disposal Ordinance, and three were under the Water Pollution Control Ordinance.

     The heaviest penalty in June was assessed against a person who deposited waste unlawfully, who was sentenced to three weeks' imprisonment, suspended for 12 months.

Ends/Thursday, July 14, 2016
Issued at HKT 12:00