Important Notices


Copyright Notice

Unless otherwise indicated, the materials found on this site are subject to copyright owned by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“the Government”). The Government copyright protected materials may be reproduced and distributed free of charge in any format or medium for personal or internal use within an organisation, or for the purposes of providing professional services, subject to the following conditions:-

  • the copy or copies made must not be for re-sale or commercial distribution purpose;
  • the materials must be reproduced accurately and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting the moral rights of the Government;
  • the source of the materials must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged.

Please note that this permission only applies to Government copyright materials. Where third party copyright is involved, permission to reproduce or otherwise use such material must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.

If you intend to use the Government copyright materials on this website for re-sale or commercial distribution, or for any other purpose which is not covered by the permission given in this notice, please contact The Copyright Tribunal via email address


The information provided on this website is for reference only. The Government gives no express or implied warranty as to the accuracy of the information provided on this website.

Where there are links from other websites to this website or where the present website provides links to other parties' websites, the Government will not be responsible for the content of such websites. This website may contain information provided by other parties. The Government has not approved or endorsed the accuracy of such information.

The Government does not accept any responsibility and liability for any loss or damage whatsoever arising in contract, tort or any cause whatsoever in connection with this website. The Government is entitled to delete, suspend or edit all information on this site at any time at its absolute discretion without giving any reason. Users are responsible for making their own assessments of all information contained in or in connection with this website and are advised to verify the authenticity of such information or seek independent advice before acting on it.

Web Accessibility Conformance

The Copyright Tribunal is committed to ensuring that its website conforms to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA requirements to the maximum extent possible. However, some web pages in our website contain archive materials that may not be fully incorporated with all Level accessibility features. If you wish to have such information in a format accessible to you, please email us at We will try our best to provide the information in a format accessible to you.

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