Fines of up to €4,000 as ministry appoints fly-tipping ‘police’

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The minister of agriculture issued a decree on Monday appointing 74 inspectors who will be assigned duties across the island in a bid to stamp out fly-tipping.

The inspectors will assume their duties next month, satisfying a demand raised by municipalities which can no longer cope with the scale of illegal dumping.

A ministry announcement said the inspectors will have the power to issue on-the-spot fines of up to €4,000 to people who throw their rubbish in unauthorised areas, causing danger to public health and the environment and visually polluting...


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Fines of up to €4,000 as ministry appoints fly-tipping ‘police’


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