|Date: Saturday, 18.08.2018, 09:17 | Message # 1
|Pattaya authorities remind tourists of the ban on smoking on the beaches of the city. For smoking reserved special places.
Employees of the City Hall and the police of Pattaya conducted raids on the beaches of Pattaya and Dongtan to remind tourists that these are places for public rest, and special places are set aside for smoking.
After reports in the press that the beaches of Pattaya were once again littered with cigarette butts, employees of the mayor's office and the police conducted a raid on 9 in August, warning tourists who smoked on the beach about possible punishment if they did not put out cigarettes and did not go to the smoking area.
Headed the police major, Jeravat Sukontasap. The group included officers and employees of the Department of the Environment.
According to the rules of the Department of National Parks, smoking is prohibited on the beaches of Thailand, including the beaches of Pattaya. For smoking reserved special places. For breaking the rule - a fine of 100 thousand baht.
Mr. Jarawt explained that City Hall employees are not entitled to demand a fine of 100 thousand baht from violators.
“The maximum amount of the fine that a mayor's office employee can declare is a fine of 2 thousands of baht, according to the City Clean Act. However, if violators are noticed by an employee of the National Parks Department, they will be fined according to the National Parks Act, that is, 100 thousand baht, ”said a police major.
According to the staff of the beach service, most tourists comply with environmental regulations on the beaches of Pattaya.