S.L. 549.40 – Abandonment, Dumping and Disposal of Waste in Streets and Public Places or Areas  Regulations states that: No person shall throw down, drop, leave, or otherwise spill or deposit any litter in any public place, street, sea, or open space to which the public has access, unless such depositing and leaving is lawfully authorized. The same legislation provide the type of refuse for collection according to the Local Council schedule of refuse collection. Enforcement Officers on a regular basis are monitoring the streets or identified ‘hotspots’ around Malta and Gozo to fine any person who  contravenes  any  of  the  provisions contained in these regulations and shall be liable to a fine (ammenda) of not less than one hundred and fifty euro (€150). The monitoring of disposal of waste according to schedule is also monitored by LESA, the Police and Local Council.