The Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) collected MVR 11.4 million (US$0.7 million) in illegal parking fines in 2013.
This year, MIRA had collected MVR6.3 million (US$0.4 million) in illegal parking fines at the end of May.
MIRA collected MVR 6.9 million and MVR 6.2 million in 2012 and 2011 respectively.
Illegal parking carries an MVR250 for the first offense, MVR500 for the second offense and MVR750 for the third offense.
Drivers frequently complain of lack of parking space on Malé.