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

L.N. 158 of 2001

B1487

SCHEDULE 2

[ss. 2 & 20]

Prescribed Areas

Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter

Cheung Chau Typhoon Shelter

Ms. Sandra LEE
Secretary for Economic Services

29 June 2001

Explanatory Note

This Regulation provides for the regulation and control of dwelling vessels in the waters of Hong Kong following the repeal of the Shipping and Port Control (Dwelling Vessels) Regulations (Cap. 313 sub. leg.) and the Shipping and Port Control (Dwelling Vessels) (Closed Areas) (Consolidation) Order (Cap. 313 sub. leg.).

2. Section 3 provides, inter alia, that a licence issued under the Shipping and Port Control (Dwelling Vessels) Regulations (Cap. 313 sub. leg.) and in force immediately before the commencement of this Regulation shall, subject to this Regulation, continue in force until its expiry.

3. Section 4 provides for the manner in which a licence may be renewed.

4. Section 7 provides for the manner in which a licence may be transferred.

5. Sections 16 to 18 empower the Director of Marine (“the Director”) to order that a dwelling vessel in a closed area, as defined in this Regulation, be removed from the closed area or that an unlicensed dwelling vessel in a prescribed area, as defined in this Regulation, be removed from the prescribed area, and confer on the Director the power to take certain specified action against the vessel if it is not so removed.

6. Section 19 sets out a mechanism for appeal to the Administrative Appeals Board.