03/09/2015 04:20 EDT | Updated 05/09/2015 05:59 EDT

Southern Alberta town brings in bylaw for bad behaviour in public

TABER, Alta. - The southern Alberta town of Taber has adopted a new bylaw that targets bad behaviour.

The bylaw includes a $75 fine for spitting in public.

Double that to $150 for yelling, screaming or swearing in a public place.

The bylaw was adopted by Taber town council late last month and was also reviewed by the police commission and Taber Police Service.