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5,000 dinar fines for ads not renewed or licensed in Kuwait

The Kuwait Municipality has announced the launch of the ‘License Your Ad’ campaign across all governorates, scheduled to begin in May.

  • The Kuwait Municipality will intensify the field campaign to verify the validity of advertising licenses of all types in implementation of the new advertising regulations.

  • Violation reports will be issued if an advertisement is not issued or renewed, or if it violates the terms and controls of the advertising regulations.

Muhammad Al-Mutairi, the official spokesman for Kuwait Municipality and Director of the Public Relations Department, has announced the launch of the “License Your Ad” campaign across all governorates, scheduled to begin in May.

He explained that the audit and follow-up teams of municipal services will intensify the field campaign to verify the validity of advertising licenses of all types ‘commercial, introductory, construction, seasonal, and events’ in implementation of the new advertising regulations.

He stated that the administration launched awareness advertisements on the screens of the main buildings of Kuwait Municipality. Additionally, the campaign was announced through road advertisements spread across all governorates. This included a media message directed to owners of advertisements whose licenses are issued by the service licensing departments in the municipality’s branches in the governorates, stressing the necessity of licensing or renewing advertisements of all types to avoid fines of up to 5,000 Kuwaiti dinars.

He pointed out that the supervisory teams, comprising advertising inspectors and general inspectors, will intensify their inspection tours on various advertisements. Violation reports will be issued if an advertisement is not issued or renewed, or if it violates the terms and controls of the advertising regulations. The financial fines stipulated in the regulations will be applied accordingly.



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