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Copyright Notice

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Prior written consent of the Government is required if you want to use the aforesaid materials in any way other than that permitted above. Such requests should be addressed to the D of J via email at dojinfo@doj.gov.hk. The Government reserves the right to withdraw any such permission at any time.

This Copyright Notice has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

Disclaimer

The information provided on this website is for reference only. While the Government endeavors to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, no express or implied warranty is given by the Government as to the accuracy of the information. The Government will NOT be liable for any errors in, omissions from, or misstatements or misrepresentations (whether express or implied) concerning any such information, and will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the information delivered on this website or inability to use it.

This website may contain materials contributed by other parties over whom, and in respect of which, the Government may have no influence. Users may link from this website to external websites provided by others. The Government states that it has not approved or endorsed the materials contributed by others on this website or any external websites linked to this website. Provision of, or assistance in providing, materials contributed by third parties on this website or links to external websites gives rise to no statement, representation or warranty, express or implied, that the Government agrees or does not disagree with the contents of any such materials or external websites and the Government will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the contents of any such materials or external websites delivered on or via this website or inability to use any of them.

The Government uses an online translation software to translate the Traditional Chinese version of its pages into Simplified Chinese version on this website. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between these two versions, the Traditional Chinese version shall prevail. The Government will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the Traditional Chinese version or the translated Simplified Chinese version delivered on this website.

The Government is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information on this website. The Government reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information compiled by the Government on this website at any time in its absolute discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. Users are responsible for making their own assessment of all information contained on this website and are advised to verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.

This Disclaimer has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

By visiting this website, you agree to accept unconditionally the terms of this Disclaimer and as they may be revised and/or amended from time to time by the Government without prior notice to you. Please check this page regularly for any revisions and/or amendments which may be made.

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Accessibility Statement

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