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Parking Outside Your House Gate Is Now A Punishable Offense in Johor

04-Oct-2023
By Ayunie

In a bid to enhance public safety and reduce obstructions in public spaces, authorities in Pasir Gudang, Johor have issued a stern warning against improper parking practices. This initiative comes as part of their commitment to maintaining order and accessibility within the city.


Under the legal framework of various acts, orders, and local laws, individuals are prohibited from parking vehicles in front of houses, particularly outside the gate, in a manner that obstructs public areas. Failure to adhere to these regulations may lead to serious consequences for offenders.


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Penalties for Violations:


The Pasir Gudang Municipal Council has emphasized the importance of these regulations and outlined the penalties for violations:


1. Road Transport Act 1987 [Act 333], Section 48(1): Offenders convicted under this act may face a fine ranging from RM1000 to RM5000, imprisonment for a minimum of one year, or both.


2. Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 [Act 133], Section 46(1)(g): Those found guilty of violating this section may be fined up to RM500. Repeat offenders may face fines of up to RM1000.


3. Vandalism Local Law (Pasir Gudang Municipal Council) 2011, Local Law 3(n): Convictions under this local law may result in fines not exceeding RM2000, imprisonment for a maximum of one year, or both.


4. Road Traffic (Provisions on Parking) Pasir Gudang Local Authority 2001, Order 17(1) and 17(2): Offenders may be subject to fines of no more than RM100 upon conviction.


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Immediate Compounding Action


Furthermore, immediate compounding actions can be taken under the Local Government Act (MPPG) 2010, with a maximum compounding rate of RM500. Additionally, the Local Law of Street, Drainage, and Building (Compounding Offenses) (MPPG) 2011 allows for immediate compounding with a maximum rate of RM2000.


Authorities have urged the public to be aware of and comply with these regulations to prevent legal consequences and failure to comply with these directives may result in legal actions being taken against individuals who violate these parking regulations. 


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