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L. S. NO. 2 TO GAZETTE NO. 27/2001

L.N. 158 of 2001

B1485

(d) to refuse to transfer a licence under section 7(4)(b);
(e) to cancel a licence under section 8;
(f) to refuse to permit the replacement of a vessel under section 13;
(g) to specify any action required to secure the release of a vessel or any property on board the vessel under section 16(9); or
(h) to refuse to release a vessel or any property on board the vessel under section 17(2),

may, within 14 days after the day on which he is informed of the decision, appeal to the Administrative Appeals Board against the decision.

(2) If a decision referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) or (f) of subsection (1) is appealed against under that subsection, the decision concerned shall be suspended in its operation from the day on which notice of the appeal is lodged until the appeal is disposed of, withdrawn or abandoned, unless such suspension would, in the opinion of the Director, be contrary to the public interest and the notice of that decision contains a statement to that effect.

(3) If a decision referred to in paragraph (g) of subsection (1) is appealed against under that subsection, then, as against the person making the appeal—

(a) the period within which a claim may be submitted to the Director for the release of the vessel concerned or any property on board that vessel, specified in the notice served in respect of that vessel under section 16(6), shall not begin to run until the appeal is disposed of, withdrawn or abandoned; and
(b) the notice shall otherwise have effect subject to the outcome of the appeal.

(4) If a decision referred to in paragraph (h) of subsection (1) is appealed against under that subsection, the decision concerned shall be suspended in its operation from the day on which notice of the appeal is lodged until the appeal is disposed of, withdrawn or abandoned.

20. Amendment of Schedules

The Director may, by notice published in the Gazette, amend either or both of the Schedules.

SCHEDULE 1

[ss. 2 & 20]

Closed Areas

All waters of Hong Kong except Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter and Cheung Chau Typhoon Shelter.