Bali increased Covid-19 fines for foreigners
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 06:14
Bali increased Covid-19 fines by 90 % up to 70 US$ ( 1.000.000 rp ) and could also face deportation when it been repeated by foreigners who violate the health protocol. This enforcement has been announced by the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster on Tuesday (9/03/2021) who presumes that this violations are committed by foreigners.
The central government asked to tighten up to impose administrative fines from 7 US$ ( 100.000 rp ) to 70 US$ ( 1.000.000 rp ) on those who violate health protocols and only 7 US$ ( 100.000 rp ) for Indonesian offenders These fines are contained in Chapter IV Article 11 Paragraph 2 part B. In that point, it is explained that the administrative sanction of Rp. 1 million is given.
Both Indonesian citizens and foreigners who violate the health protocols wil be punished severely then before sins the Bali authorities formed a special unit to catch the health protocol violators. The team will continue to visit red zones, carrying out mask raids on the streets and alerting shops to the restrictions on operating hours. Karo Ops explained that all will be done must to crack down crowned places and could act with rapidly with the intervention of Satpol PP for possible closures.
The Bali police of the Badung area recorded during the period from January 11 until March 6, 2021, 411 people caught who violate the health protocol, mostly for not wearing masks. , 367 from them are comidded by foreigners and the remaining 44 by Indonesians