The Ministry of Justice reported that the country has raised the fines for breaching sanitary legislation, standards, and hygiene regulations.
The President signed a law introducing amendments to various legal documents. Under the revised Code of Administrative Responsibility, violations of sanitary laws and hygiene regulations will now result in:
• Citizens facing fines of 5 to 10 times the Basic Calculation Amount, ranging from 1,650,000 to 3.3 million soums. Previously, the range was 1 to 3 times the Base Billing Amount.
• Officials being fined from 15 to 20 times, equating to 4 million 950 thousand to 6.6 million soums. Previously, officials faced fines of 5 to 10 times the Base Billing Amount.
The law will come into effect three months after its official announcement.