Bahrain: Proposal to Increase Penalty for Parking Violations
Member of Parliament, Masooma Abdulrahim and MP Ahmed Al-Ansari submitted a proposal by law to amend Article 45 of Decree Law No. 23 of 2014 regarding the traffic law.
The proposed law includes increasing the penalty on violating handicapped “parking” from 20 dinars to a fine that starts from 400 dinars, and not exceeding 500 dinars.
Article 1 of the proposal by law stipulates that condition No. 23 be removed and a final paragraph be added to Article 45 of Decree Law No. 23 of 2014 regarding the traffic law stating the following: “In the event of violating handicapped designated parking by others, violators shall be punished with a fine of not less than 400 dinars and not more than 500 dinars.