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How much is the penalty for discarding cigarette butts?

In accordance to Article 27, Waste Disposal Act, the following acts are strictly prohibited within designated clearance areas: the spitting of phlegm or betel nut juice or fiber, discarding of waste paper, cigarette butts, chewing gum, fruit or the skin, pit or juice , or other general waste. In any of the above-mentioned circumstances, a fine between twelve hundred to six thousand New Taiwan Dollars shall be imposed.

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  • Updated: 2016/8/18 15:28
  • Reviewed: 2017/9/29 17:09

  • Source: Department of Environmental Protection, Taipei City Government