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Ah Yat Abalone Forum Restaurant, Asia Piling to be charged for gathering of 65 people

Ah Yat Abalone Forum Restaurant, Asia Piling to be charged for gathering of 65 people

Ah Yat Seafood Restaurant at The Grandstand (Turf City). (Photo: Facebook/Ah Yat Seafood)

SINGAPORE: Ah Yat Abalone Forum Restaurant will be charged on Wednesday (Sep 1) for allowing a group of 65 people to gather at its premises for a company dinner. 

The firm which organised the dinner, Asia Piling, will also be charged on the same day, said the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) in a media statement on Tuesday. 

The dinner was held on Feb 6 at the restaurant's branch at The Grandstand on 200 Turf Club Road. 

Asia Piling will be charged for "organising a gathering involving 65 persons for a purpose that is substantially recreational or personal in character", said SLA.

"The Government takes a serious view of such violations," added the authority. 

Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, offenders face a fine of up to S$10,000, and/or jail of up to six months.

Subsequent offenders face a fine of up to S$20,000, jail of up to 12 months, or both.

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Source: CNA/ad(gr)

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