JEDDAH — The executive regulations of the law to preserve public decorum and combat its abuse will come into force from Saturday, May 25.

Under the provisions of the law, fines up to SR5,000 will be slapped on the violators of the law and the penalty will be doubled in the event of repeat violation within one year after committing the first one. Those penalized can appeal to the specialized administrative court, according to the bylaw.

There are 10 articles in the bylaw, which emphasizes good manners and ethics reflecting the values of society and stresses the need to avoid bad behavior in public. These provisions will be applicable to all those who frequent public places where everyone needs to respect the values, customs, traditions and culture prevailing in the Kingdom.