Lucknow: Seeing the increasing cases of coronavirus infection in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government of the state has made a big amendment in the Epidemic Act-2020.
A fine of one thousand rupees and five hundred rupees for spitting in public place will be imposed on anyone in the state without a mask.
In Uttar Pradesh, activities such as not wearing masks and not following physical distance guidelines, as well as spitting in public places, will attract fines. The eighth amendment has been made in the Corona Epidemic Act-2020 in the state.
Now under this, for not wearing a mask, a fine of 1000 rupees will be imposed. If someone is caught without a mask for the second time, then a penalty of 10,000 rupees will be imposed. Not only this, a fine of 500 rupees will have to be paid for spitting in public place.
In view of the severe form of coronavirus pandemic in the state, the UP government has again amended the Corona Epidemic Act-2020 on Tuesday. This is the eighth amendment to this act.
In Deoria, on Monday, two people caught without masks twice paid a fine of Rs 10,000 each. Not only this, there has also been a lot of strictness on spitting in public place.
A fine of 500 rupees will be imposed on anyone found spitting in a public place. The Yogi Adityanath government has amended the Pandemic Act to include the penalty amount.
It also clarifies that the power to impose fines in all cases, vested in the concerned court or executive magistrate or such police officer who is above the category of invoicing police officer but not below the category of inspector. Will be.