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Public reminded not to burn wax, fly sky lanterns 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, grass pitches or beaches; not to throw glow sticks or other objects onto trees; 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 burning wax, throwing objects onto trees or flying sky lanterns is a fine of $2,000 and 14 days' imprisonment.
Ends/Friday, September 13, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
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