13 Mar '18, 10am

Police to also include noise pollution law to deal with Mat Rempit issue – maximum fine of… https://t.co/NpKRJ7bz2c

Police to also include noise pollution law to deal with Mat Rempit issue – maximum fine of… https://t.co/NpKRJ7bz2c

The police are looking to include environmental legislation as another method of dealing with Mat Rempit , according to a report by NST . This is in addition to laws on dangerous driving and drugs that are currently being used to tackle the issue . Police deputy director, Superintendent Mustafa Bakri Salleh, said the department would engage the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry to hold Mat Rempit liable for noise pollution. Under the law, generated noise beyond 75 decibels (dB) is considered as pollution. He also stated more spot checks will be done under Op Samseng Jalanan , where the authorities would check for modified machines with exhaust pipes that are deliberately altered to induce loud noises. A technical team from the ministry, which would be part of the enforcement team, would carry out on-the-spot tests for action to be taken under Section 23 of the Env...

Full article: https://paultan.org/2018/03/13/police-to-also-include-noi...

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