They are working under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.
There are consequences for individuals and businesses that choose to defy the act.
Ignoring the advice to close some businesses, and host gatherings of 50 or more people and there are set fines. For failing to comply its $750.00.
Obstructions of Persons it’s $1000.00, and the fine for corporations is half a million.
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