THE Chairman of the Law Enforcement Division of the Honiara City Council Charles Aiwosuga, has expressed appreciation to the business houses in the city.
This was for their corporation in paying up their business license for this year.
“At the beginning of the year, we have witnessed a lot of business houses coming forward to pay their Business licenses, which is part of the HCC’s Business License Ordinance.
“I want to thank all the business houses in the city for their corporation in abiding by the regulations of the Council, and I encourage those who are yet to pay up to do so,” Mr Aiwosuga said.
He also made an appeal to the bus, taxis and home retail owners to make sure their licenses are paid.
“The Law Enforcement Division along with the Finance Division, Works Division and the assistances from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force will be conducting a major traffic check later this month.
“This will be done to ensure all vehicles providing public transportation services pay their business licenses to operate.
“Apart from the traffic check on vehicles, other businesses in the city will be checked and monitored to ensure everyone have renewed licenses,” he said.
Meanwhile the Chairman says the Law Enforcement Division is looking forward to working closely with the other Divisions of the Council in ensuring all the laws and ordinances are implemented properly.
He further appealed to the general public in Honiara to cooperate and abide with the laws and ordinances to create a safe and peaceful environment in the capital.
All Business License expired on the December 31last year and must be renewed at the beginning of this year, January 2015.
Business License fees are imposed pursuant to section 4(1) of the Honiara City Council ( Regulation of Business Licenses) Ordinances and section 4 and 2 of the Honiara City Council (Fees, Rates and Charges) Ordinance 2009, including amendments made by the Honiara City Council (2011 Appropriation Consequently Amendment) order 2010.