'RM10,000 fine is 3 times the monthly income of B40 family'

'RM10,000 fine is 3 times the monthly income of B40 family'

New Straits Times·2021-03-13 17:02

KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah lawmaker is urging police to be equipped with devices that can help identify past violations of an offender.

Kota Kinabalu member of parliament Chan Foong Hin made the suggestion while referring to the RM10,000 fine for people flouting the Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP).


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Minime 18/03/2021

The reason for the hefty fine could be that the people just don’t bother about the virus. They don’t think that wearing a mask is necessary and rules keep changing all the time. Today a rule is passed and tomorrow the rule will change.


NG Mah guan 16/03/2021

sorry about this and I will remember that you have any questions please feel free to contact us at the best possible way


Lim2894 13/03/2021

They should impose fair value fine for different types of SOP violations. RM10,000 for every type is not fair. Is correct to say that for less serious violation like mask wearing shoulder d not be RM10k, it’s too much. Nevertheless, for Malaysia’s difficulties in imposing fair practices, maybe a flat rate is easier to manage.