After publishing a video from at our “COMPLAINT SINGAPORE“‘s official YouTube Channel on 27th December 2020 about a big group spotted having a Christmas party onboard a yacht anchored near the Lazarus Island, local authority had taken necessary investigation and had taken the action.
In a media release on Saturday, 23rd January 2021, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said that the pleasure craft, ADVANT, will be suspended for 30 days for the incident on 26th December 2020.
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Watch the original video uploaded by “COMPLAINT SINGAPORE“
Based on preliminary investigations by MPA, the vessel had been chartered for a social gathering and there was co-mingling among the individuals on board.
Investigations are still ongoing and further action may be taken against individuals if they are found to have breached the law, said MPA.
Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, individuals found to have committed an offence may be fined up to S$10,000, jailed up to six months, or both, for their first conviction.
Second or subsequent offences carry a maximum fine of S$20,000, imprisonment up to 12 months, or both.