SR500,000 in fine will be imposed on passengers coming on board international flights from COVID-19 affected countries in violation of the prescribed rules regarding the prevention of coronavirus pandemic, the Public Prosecution has warned.
The penalty will also slapped against those responsible for the means of transportation.
The violator will be punished with a fine of up to half a million riyals, and the violator, operator or owner of the means of transportation, shall bear any damage resulting from the violation.
If the violation is accompanied by a criminal act, the case against the offender will be referred to the Public Prosecution prior to filing the case before the competent court, the Public Prosecution added.
What Are Those Countries?
- South Africa
- The Democratic Republic Of The Congo
- The United Arab Emirates