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Bali Immigration patrols the resorts to detect foreign tourists violating the Indonesian legislation, the authorities also monitor the social networks of travelers, according to the newspaper Tribun Bali.
“Immigration's search for violators is not limited to simple patrols and also prefers to use social networks to stop abuses and find foreigners,” writes the publication.
Locals and other foreigners are helping out and reporting alleged immigration violations on social media, according to Angiata Napitupulu, head of the Department of Justice in the province. “This is proof of the community's care and support for Bali's tourism ecosystem,” he explained.
< p class="MsoNormal">In addition, to combat violators, the Indonesian authorities decided to form a task force that will deal with the settlement of issues with tourists in Bali who violate the law.
“The government, in cooperation with the Bali provincial administration, has decided to form a new task force to look into various violations committed by foreigners on the island. The group will consist of the Bali police, employees of the public order agency (Satpol PP) and pekalang (local patrol services)”, – quotes the words Indonesian Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno, Vietnam Plus newspaper.
As the publication notes, the group will focus primarily on violations of tourists on the roads of Bali, illegal business and violations of immigration laws .
Local residents are actively involved in identifying the “wrong” tourists. The chats report both about individual activists and cite as an example an Instagram account that regularly collects dirt on foreigners.
The police encourage civilians to help identify violators. In addition to photographing non-compliance with traffic rules by foreigners, the authorities urged to signal vehicles with non-standard information on license plates. In public there are pictures where russkii turist and other Latin inscriptions appear on the numbers.
Currently, the Indonesian authorities believe that the most attention should be paid to resorts in Ubud, Nusa Penida and Sanur.
Earlier, Bali Governor Wayan Koster banned foreign tourists from renting mopeds and motorcycles due to frequent traffic violations. In addition, he asked the Indonesian government to cancel visas on arrival for Russian and Ukrainian tourists, as they try to look for work in the country by entering on tourist visas.