Wild Animals Protection Ordinance


Published: 1997-06-30

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Chapter: 170 WILD ANIMALS PROTECTION ORDINANCE Gazette Number Version Date

Long title 30/06/1997


To make provision for the conservation of wild animals, and for purposes connected therewith.


[23 January 1976]

(Originally 5 of 1976)

Section: 1 Short title 30/06/1997


This Ordinance may be cited as the Wild Animals Protection Ordinance.

Section: 2 Interpretation L.N. 331 of 1999 01/01/2000


In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"animal" (動物) means any form of animal life other than fish and marine invertebrates; (Amended 58 of 1980 s. 2)
"arms" (槍械) includes-

(a) any firearm of any description from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged;
(b) any air gun, air rifle or air pistol from which any shot, bullet or other missile can be discharged; and
(c) any propelling or releasing instrument or mechanism, from or by which any shell, cartridge or

projectile can be discharged;
"authorized officer" (獲授權人員) means-

(a) a police officer;
(b) (Repealed 47 of 1997 s. 10)
(c) a nature warden or honorary nature warden appointed under section 16;
(d) an authorized officer under the Forests and Countryside Ordinance (Cap 96); or
(e) an authorized officer or a fisheries inspector under the Fisheries Protection Ordinance (Cap 171);

(Replaced 14 of 1993 s. 14)
"commercial purpose" (商業目的) means any purpose relating to trade or business; (Added 77 of 1996 s. 2)
"Director" (署長) means the Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation, the Deputy Director of Agriculture,

Fisheries and Conservation or an Assistant Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation; (Amended 77
of 1996 s. 2; L.N. 331 of 1999)

"hunt" (狩獵) includes any act immediately directed at the killing or capture of any wild animal or the taking of any
nest, egg, or young of any wild animal; (Amended 58 of 1980 s. 2)

"hunting appliance" (狩獵器具) means any net, gin, snare, poison or poisoned weapon, bird lime, trap or bright light;
"live decoy" (活生作誘餌用的動物) means a live animal intended for use in attracting any other animal;
"nature area" (自然生態區) means-

(a) any forest or plantation within the meaning of the Forests and Countryside Ordinance (Cap 96);
(b) any country park or special area within the meaning of the Country Parks Ordinance (Cap 208);
(c) any marine park or marine reserve within the meaning of the Marine Parks Ordinance (Cap 476); or
(d) any area specified in Schedule 6; (Added 77 of 1996 s. 2)

"protected wild animal" (受保護野生動物) means any wild animal specified in Schedule 2; (Amended 77 of 1996
s. 2)

"special permit" (特別許可證) means a special permit granted under section 15; (Amended 77 of 1996 s. 2)
"wild animal" (野生動物) means any animal, other than those classed at common law as domestic (including those so

classed which have gone astray or have been abandoned). (Replaced 77 of 1996 s. 2)
(Amended 58 of 1980 s. 2)





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Section: 3 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Section: 4 Hunting, etc. of protected wild animals prohibited 30/06/1997


No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, hunt or wilfully disturb any protected wild animal.
(Amended 77 of 1996 s. 3)


Section: 5 Protection of nests and eggs 30/06/1997


No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, take, remove, injure, destroy or wilfully disturb a
nest or egg of any protected wild animal.

(Amended 58 of 1980 s. 3; 77 of 1996 s. 4)

Section: 6 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Section: 7 Hunting by certain means prohibited 30/06/1997


(1) No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, hunt any wild animal by means of-
(a) a live decoy or the emission of recorded noises;
(b) any pitfall;
(c) any arms; or
(d) any hunting appliance other than a hunting appliance approved by the Director for the purposes of this

section by notice in the Gazette.
(2) No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, have in his possession any hunting appliance

other than a hunting appliance approved by the Director for the purposes of this section by notice in the Gazette, or
make a pitfall for the purpose of hunting any wild animal.

(Replaced 58 of 1980 s. 4. Amended 77 of 1996 s. 5)

Section: 8 Possession of protected wild animals 30/06/1997


(1) No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, have in his possession or under his control-
(Amended 77 of 1996 s. 6)

(a) any live protected wild animal taken in Hong Kong;
(b) any dead protected wild animal, or part of a protected wild animal, killed or taken in Hong Kong; or
(c) any nest or egg of any protected wild animal taken in Hong Kong.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), where-
(a) a person has in his possession or under his control a live protected wild animal, a dead protected wild

animal, a part of a protected wild animal, or a nest or egg of a protected wild animal, in a nature area;
or

(b) (i) a person has in his possession or under his control a live protected wild animal, a dead protected
wild animal, a part of a protected wild animal, or a nest or egg of a protected wild animal, for a
commercial purpose; and

(ii) the person, on demand by an authorized officer, fails without lawful authority or reasonable
excuse to produce documentary proof that-
(A) in the case of a live protected wild animal, or a nest or egg of a protected wild animal, the

same was not taken in Hong Kong;
(B) in the case of a dead protected wild animal, or a part of a protected wild animal, the same

was not killed or taken in Hong Kong,
it shall be presumed, unless the contrary is proved, that-

(i) in the case of a live protected wild animal, or a nest or egg of a protected wild animal-
(A) the same was taken in Hong Kong; and
(B) the person knows that the same was taken in Hong Kong; (ii) in the case of a dead



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protected wild animal, or a part of a protected wild animal-
(A) the same was killed or taken in Hong Kong; and
(B) the person knows that the same was killed or taken in Hong Kong. (Added 77 of 1996 s. 6)

(Replaced 58 of 1980 s. 5)

Section: 9 Sale or export of protected wild animals 30/06/1997


(1) No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, buy, sell, export or offer for sale or export-
(Amended 77 of 1996 s. 7)

(a) any protected wild animal, or part of a protected wild animal, killed or taken in Hong Kong; or
(b) any nest or egg of any protected wild animal taken in Hong Kong. (Amended 58 of 1980 s. 6)

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), where-
(a) a person buys, sells, exports or offers for sale or export a protected wild animal, a part of a protected

wild animal, or a nest or egg of a protected wild animal, for a commercial purpose; and
(b) the person, on demand by an authorized officer, fails without lawful authority or reasonable excuse to

produce documentary proof that-
(i) in the case of a protected wild animal, or a part of a protected wild animal, the same was not

killed or taken in Hong Kong;
(ii) in the case of a nest or egg of a protected wild animal, the same was not taken in Hong Kong,

it shall be presumed, unless the contrary is proved, that-
(i) in the case of a protected wild animal, or a part of a protected wild animal-

(A) the same was killed or taken in Hong Kong; and
(B) the person knows that the same was killed or taken in Hong Kong;

(ii) in the case of a nest or egg of a protected wild animal-
(A) the same was taken in Hong Kong; and
(B) the person knows that the same was taken in Hong Kong. (Added 77 of 1996 s. 7)


Section: 10 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Section: 11 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Section: 12 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Section: 13 Entry in restricted areas 2 of 2012 17/02/2012


(1) (a) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall, except in accordance with a permit in writing granted by the
Director under paragraph (b), enter into or be within any area specified in Schedule 6 during the period
specified in respect thereof in that Schedule. (Amended 58 of 1980 s. 7; 77 of 1996 s. 8)

(b) The Director may, upon application in that behalf by any person in such form as the Director may
specify, grant to the person, upon such conditions as he thinks fit, a permit in writing for the purposes
of paragraph (a). (Added 77 of 1996 s. 8)

(c) The Director shall, within 14 days of his determination of an application referred to in paragraph (b),
notify the person by whom the application is made by notice in writing as to-
(i) whether the permit applied for under the application is granted under paragraph (b); and
(ii) where the permit is so granted, the conditions (if any) upon which it is so granted. (Added 77 of

1996 s. 8)
(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply to-

(a) a public officer or a member of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army on duty within any such area;
(Amended 44 of 1976 s. 3)

(b) a person engaged on public works within any such area; or
(c) a person ordinarily resident in such specified area.



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(3) A person who under subsection (2) lawfully enters or is within any area specified in Schedule 6 shall not-
(Amended 77 of 1996 s. 8)

(a) unless he is a police officer or a member of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army or the Customs
and Excise Service on duty, be in possession of any arms; (Amended 44 of 1976 s. 3; 58 of 1980 s. 7)

(b) be in possession of any hunting appliance; or
(c) hunt any wild animal.

(Amended 2 of 2012 s. 3)

Section: 14 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Section: 15 Special permits 30/06/1997


(1) Notwithstanding any provision of this Ordinance, the Director may, upon application in that behalf by any
person in such form as the Director may specify, grant to the person, upon such conditions as he thinks fit, a special
permit in writing for the purposes of any of the provisions of sections 4, 5, 7(1) and (2), 8, 9 and 17C(3).

(2) The Director shall, within 30 days of his determination of an application referred to in subsection (1), notify
the person by whom the application is made by notice in writing as to-

(a) whether the special permit applied for under the application is granted under subsection (1); and
(b) where the special permit is so granted, the conditions (if any) upon which it is so granted.

(Replaced 77 of 1996 s. 9)

Section: 15A Cancellation of permit and special permit 30/06/1997


(1) The Director may at any time cancel a permit granted under section 13(1), or a special permit, if-
(a) the holder of the permit or special permit, as the case may be, has-

(i) been convicted of an offence under section 18; or
(ii) contravened any condition upon which the permit or special permit, as the case may be, was

granted;
(b) the Director is satisfied that the permit or special permit, as the case may be, was granted as a result of

a false representation of any fact by or an unlawful act by, the holder of the permit or special permit, as
the case may be; or

(c) it appears to the Director to be necessary for the conservation of wild animals.
(2) Where the Director cancels a permit or special permit under subsection (1), he shall forthwith notify the

holder of the permit or special permit, as the case may be, by notice in writing, of-
(a) the cancellation;
(b) the reasons for the cancellation; and
(c) the manner in which the permit or special permit, as the case may be, shall be surrendered.

(3) A holder of a permit or special permit to whom a notice is given by the Director under subsection (2) shall,
in the absence of any reasonable excuse, within 14 days of the date of the notice, surrender the permit or special
permit, as the case may be, to the Director in the manner specified in the notice.

(Added 77 of 1996 s. 10)

Section: 16 Nature wardens 34 of 2000 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 34 of 2000 s. 3


The Chief Executive may appoint any person to be a nature warden or honorary nature warden for the purposes
of this Ordinance and any such appointment shall be published in the Gazette.

(Amended 58 of 1980 s. 8; 34 of 2000 s. 3)




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Section: 17 Powers of inspection and arrest 30/06/1997


(1) If an authorized officer finds a person hunting or has reasonable grounds for believing that a person has
been hunting or is about to hunt, he may require such person to produce for inspection his special permit. (Amended
58 of 1980 s. 9)

(2) If an authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing that a person has committed an offence under
section 18, he may arrest such person. (Amended 77 of 1996 s. 11)

(3) Where an authorized officer arrests a person under subsection (2) he shall forthwith take such person to the
nearest police station and shall there hand him over to the custody of a police officer and thereupon the provisions of
section 52 of the Police Force Ordinance (Cap 232) shall apply.

(4) (Repealed 77 of 1996 s. 11)

Section: 17A Powers to search suspects, and to seize and detain

evidence, etc.
30/06/1997



(1) An authorized officer may, without warrant, stop and search any person, and search the property of any
person, by whom he has reasonable grounds for believing that an offence under section 18 is being or has been
committed.

(2) An authorized officer may seize and detain at the owner's risk-
(a) (i) any protected wild animal, whether dead or alive;

(ii) any part of a protected wild animal; or
(iii) any nest or egg of a protected wild animal,
in respect of which the authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing that an offence under
section 18 is being or has been committed;

(b) (i) any protected wild animal, whether dead or alive;
(ii) any part of a protected wild animal; or
(iii) any nest or egg of a protected wild animal,
which the authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing has been abandoned;

(c) any receptacle in which any animal liable to be seized and detained under paragraph (a) or (b) is
contained, together with any handling or other device which the authorized officer has reasonable
grounds for believing is used for or in connection with the animal;

(d) any food or drink accompanying any animal liable to be seized and detained under paragraph (a) or
(b);

(e) any live decoy or any device for the emission of recorded noises, any arms or any hunting appliance,
by or with which the authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing that an offence under
section 18 is being or has been committed;

(f) any document or thing which is likely to be or to contain evidence of an offence under section 18
which the authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing is being or has been committed.

(3) In subsection (2)-
(a) a reference to any protected wild animal shall be deemed to include a reference to any animal which an

authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing is a protected wild animal;
(b) a reference to any part of a protected wild animal shall be deemed to include a reference to any part of

an animal which an authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing is a part of a protected
animal;

(c) a reference to any nest or egg of a protected wild animal shall be deemed to include a reference to any
nest or egg of an animal which an authorized officer has reasonable grounds for believing is a nest or
egg of a protected wild animal.

(Added 77 of 1996 s. 12)

Section: 17B Powers to enter premises, etc. 30/06/1997


(1) Where a warrant has been issued under subsection (2) in respect of any premises, or where subsection (3)
applies in respect of any premises, an authorized officer may-

(a) enter and search the premises, using such force as may be necessary;
(b) remove anything which obstructs the entry and search; and



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(c) detain any person found in the premises, during such period as is reasonably required to permit the
search to be carried out, where that person might prejudice the purpose of such search if he were not so
detained.

(2) If a magistrate is satisfied by information on oath that there are reasonable grounds for believing that there
is anything liable to be seized and detained under section 17A(2) in any premises, the magistrate may, for the purposes
of subsection (1), issue a warrant authorizing any authorized officer to enter and search the premises.

(3) An authorized officer may exercise any of the powers referred to in subsection (1) in respect of any
premises without a warrant issued under subsection (2) where-

(a) he has reasonable grounds for believing that there is in the premises anything liable to be seized and
detained under section 17A(2);

(b) the premises are not premises used wholly or mainly for residential purposes and constituting a
separate household unit; and

(c) it is not reasonably practicable to obtain such a warrant in respect of the premises before exercising
such powers.

(4) An authorized officer entering any premises pursuant to subsection (1) may take with him such persons as
may be reasonably necessary to assist him in the exercise of his powers or performance of his duties under this
Ordinance.

(5) Where any premises an authorized officer has entered pursuant to subsection (1) are unoccupied, he shall,
on leaving the premises, leave the same as effectually secured against trespassers as he found them to be at the time of
entry.

(6) A warrant issued under subsection (2) shall in no case continue in force for more than 1 month from the
date on which it is issued, whether or not the purpose for which it is issued has been satisfied.

(7) In this section-
(a) a reference to premises shall be construed as including a reference to-

(i) land;
(ii) any means of air, land, sea or other water transport; and
(iii) any structure (including a structure on land and a floating structure);

(b) a reference to enter shall be construed as including a reference to board.
(Added 77 of 1996 s. 12)


Section: 17C Prohibition of feeding of wild animals at specified places 30/06/1997


(1) The Director may, for the purpose of the conservation of wild animals, by notice published in the Gazette
specify any place at which the feeding of any wild animal shall be prohibited.

(2) The Director shall erect such notice as he considers appropriate at every place specified under subsection
(1) indicating that the feeding of any wild animal at that place is prohibited.

(3) No person shall, except in accordance with a special permit, feed any wild animal at a place specified under
subsection (1).

(Added 77 of 1996 s. 12)

Section: 18 Offences and penalty 30/06/1997


Any person who-
(a) contravenes section 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 13, 15A(3) or 17C(3); (Amended 58 of 1980 s. 10; 77 of 1996 s. 13)
(b) without lawful excuse fails to comply with a requirement of an authorized officer under section 17(1);

or
(c) wilfully resists or obstructs an authorized officer exercising any power under or pursuant to section

17(2), 17A or 17B, (Amended 77 of 1996 s. 13)
shall be guilty of an offence and-

(i) in the case of a contravention of section 4, 5, 8 or 9, shall be liable on conviction to a fine at level
6 and to imprisonment for 1 Year; (Replaced 77 of 1996 s. 13)

(ii) in the case of a contravention of section 7 or 13 or of an offence under paragraph (c), shall be
liable on conviction to a fine at level 5; (Replaced 77 of 1996 s. 13)

(iii) in the case of a contravention of section 17C(3) or of an offence under paragraph (b), shall be
liable on conviction to a fine at level 3; (Added 77 of 1996 s. 13)



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(iv) in the case of a contravention of section 15A(3), shall be liable on conviction to a fine at level 2.
(Added 77 of 1996 s. 13)


Section: 19 (Repealed 77 of 1996 s. 14) 30/06/1997




Section: 20 Forfeiture 30/06/1997


(1) Upon the conviction of any person for an offence under section 18 by a court or a magistrate, anything
seized and detained under section 17A(2), other than that which apart from section 17A(3) could not have been so
seized and detained, in connection with the offence shall, subject to any order of the court or the magistrate, as the
case may be, to the contrary, be forfeited.

(2) Where a person who is prosecuted for an offence under section 18 is acquitted by a court or a magistrate,
the court or the magistrate, as the case may be, may order anything seized and detained under section 17A(2), other
than that which apart from section 17A(3) could not have been so seized and detained, in connection with the offence
to be-

(a) forfeited;
(b) returned to the person from whom it has been seized (if any), or to its owner; or
(c) released (if applicable) or otherwise disposed of.

(3) Upon application by the Director or an authorized officer in that behalf, a magistrate may order
anything seized and detained under section 17A(2), other than that which may be the subject of an order under
subsection (1) or (2), to be-

(a) forfeited;
(b) returned to the person from whom it has been seized (if any), or to its owner; or
(c) released (if applicable) or otherwise disposed of.

(Replaced 77 of 1996 s. 15)

Section: 20A Disposal of items 30/06/1997


(1) Where-
(a) anything is-

(i) forfeited under section 20(1); or
(ii) ordered to be forfeited under section 20(2) or (3); or

(b) anything seized and detained under section 17A(2), other than that which apart from section 17A(3)
could not have been so seized and detained, is-
(i) in case it is a live protected wild animal-

(A) likely to die or be subjected to unnecessary suffering if it is kept in captivity; or
(B) by reason of its size, diet, normal habitat or for any other reasonable cause impracticable to

be kept detained by the Director;
(ii) in any other case-

(A) perishable; or
(B) for any other reasonable cause impracticable to be kept detained by the Director,

the Director may cause the same to be disposed of in such manner as he thinks fit.
(2) Where anything is seized and detained under section 17A(2)(b), or under section 17A(2)(c) or (d) in

connection with an animal liable to be seized and detained under section 17A(2)(b), then-
(a) subject to subsection (1), in the event that any person has lodged a claim in respect of it as its owner by

notice in writing served on the Director within 14 days after its seizure, the Director shall-
(i) where only one claim has been so lodged and the Director admits the claim, cause it to be

returned as soon as reasonably practicable to the person by whom the claim has been lodged;
(ii) in any other case, apply to a magistrate for an order in respect of it under section 20(3) as soon as

reasonably practicable;
(b) in the event that no person has so lodged a claim, the Director may cause it to be disposed of in such

manner as he thinks fit.
(3) The Director shall, where he is required to apply for an order in respect of anything under section 20(3),

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served on the person as soon as reasonably practicable, that-
(a) subsection (2)(a)(ii) applies; and
(b) the Director will in accordance with subsection (2)(a)(ii) apply for an order in respect of it under

section 20(3).
(Added 77 of 1996 s. 16)


Section: 21 Compensation for damage to crops 30/06/1997


(1) If any damage is caused to growing crops by a person, or by his attendants or dogs, whilst engaged in
hunting, he shall be liable to pay to the owner of the crops by way of compensation such sum of money as a magistrate
may, on hearing a complaint under Part II of the Magistrates Ordinance (Cap 227), order.

(2) Any compensation ordered to be paid under subsection (1)-
(a) shall be paid within 7 days after the date of the order; or
(b) shall, if not paid in accordance with paragraph (a), be recovered as if it were a fine imposed by a

magistrate under this Ordinance.

Section: 22 Power to amend Schedules L.N. 130 of 2007 01/07/2007


Remarks:
For the saving and transitional provisions relating to the amendments made by the Resolution of the Legislative
Council (L.N. 130 of 2007), see paragraph (12) of that Resolution.


(1) The Secretary for the Environment may by notice published in the Gazette amend any Schedule.
(2) Where the Secretary for the Environment amends Schedule 6, an amendment of an area specified in that

Schedule or the insertion therein of a new area shall be described by reference to a plan signed and dated by the
Director and deposited in the Land Registry, Victoria, and such plan shall be available for inspection at the Land
Registry, Victoria, and copies of it shall be available for inspection at every District Office in the New Territories.
(Amended 8 of 1993 s. 2)

(Amended 58 of 1980 s. 13; 77 of 1996 s. 17; 78 of 1999 s. 7; L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N. 130 of 2007)

Section: 23 Appeals 30/06/1997


Any person who is aggrieved by a decision made in respect of him by the Director in relation to-
(a) the granting of or the refusal to grant a permit or a special permit pursuant to section 13 or 15; or
(b) the cancellation of a permit or a special permit under section 15A,

may, within 28 days after receiving notice of the decision, appeal to the Administrative Appeals Board.
(Added 77 of 1996 s. 18)


Section: 24 Notices 30/06/1997


For the purposes of this Ordinance, a notice required to be served on or given to any person in writing by the
Director under this Ordinance shall be deemed to have been duly served on or given to that person, if-

(a) in the case of an individual, it has been-
(i) delivered to him;
(ii) left at his last known address; or
(iii) sent by post to him at his last known address;

(b) in the case of a body corporate, it has been-
(i) delivered to an officer of the body corporate;
(ii) left at his last known address of the body corporate; or
(iii) sent by post to the body corporate at the last known address of the body corporate;

(c) in the case of a partnership, it has been-
(i) served on or given to any partner who is an individual pursuant to paragraph (a) as if he were an

individual under that paragraph; or
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were a body corporate under that paragraph.
(Added 77 of 1996 s. 18)


Schedule: 1 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997




Schedule: 2 PROTECTED WILD ANIMALS 30/06/1997


[sections 2 & 22]
(Amended 77 of 1996 s. 19)


Note: The protected wild animals are those specified in Column 2. The names given in Column 1, Column 3 and

Column 4 are for information only.


Column 1
ORDER/Family

Column 2
Scientific Name

Column 3
Common Name



Column 4
Chinese Name



CHIROPTERA

MAMMALIA


Chiroptera, all species of all
genera and all families



MAMMALS


Bats

哺乳類



蝙蝠

PRIMATES Primates, all species of all genera
and all families except an
individual of the family
Hominidae (man)



Primates (Monkeys etc.) 靈長屬 (猴子等)

PHOLIDOTA
Manidae


Manis pentadactyla



Chinese Pangolin


穿山甲

RODENTIA
Hystricidae


Hystrix hodgsoni



Chinese Porcupine


箭豬

Sciuridae Sciuridae, all species of all genera


Squirrels 松鼠

CETACEA Cetacea, all species of all genera
and all families



Cetaceans (Dolphins,
whales, porpoises)

鯨屬 (海豚、鯨魚、
小鯨)

CARNIVORA
Canidae


Vulpes vulpes



Common Red Fox


紅狐

Viverridae


Herpestes, all species Paguma
larvata Viverricula indica
Viverra zibetha


Mongooses
Masked Palm Civet
Small Indian Civet
Large Indian Civet

獴屬

果子狸

七間狸

五間狸
Mustelidae Lutra lutra

Melogale moschata


Otter
Chinese Ferret Badger

水獺

鼬貛

Felidae Felis bengalensis


Leopard Cat 豹貓

SIRENIA
Dugongidae


Dugong, all species



Dugongs


儒艮

ARTIODACTYLA



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Cervidae Muntiacus reevesi Reeves' Muntjac or Barking
Deer



黃麖

AVES


Aves, all species of all genera, all
families and all orders



BIRDS


All wild birds

雀鳥類



所有野生雀鳥




TESTUDINES

REPTILIA


Testudines, all species of all
genera and all families



REPTILES


Chelonians (Turtles,
terrapins, tortoises etc.)

爬蟲類



龜鼈屬 (海龜、鼈、
龜等)

SERPENTES
Boidae


Python molurus

bivittatus



Burmese Python


緬甸蟒蛇

SAURIA
Varanidae


Varanus salvator



Water Monitor


巨蜥

AMPHIBIA


AMPHIBIANS 兩棲類

CAUDATA
Salamandridae


Paramesotriton hongkongensis



Hong Kong Newt


香港蠑螈

ANURA
Ranidae


Amolops hongkongensis


Hong Kong Cascade Frog



香港瀑蛙

Rhacophoridae Philautus romeri Romer's Tree Frog


盧文氏蛙

INSECTA


INSECTS 昆蟲類

LEPIDOPTERA
Papilionidae


Troides helena


Birdwing Butterfly


黃扇蝶

(Replaced L.N. 182 of 1992)

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Schedule: 6 AREAS IN WHICH ENTRY OR PRESENCE IS
RESTICTED

L.N. 208 of 1999 30/07/1999



[sections 13 & 22]
(Amended 77 of 1996 s. 20)




Area A Restricted Period
Fung Shui wood behind the village of From 1 April to 30 September both days inclusive.



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Yim Tso Ha, Starling Inlet, New Territories.

Area A is delineated and marked in yellow on a plan entitled "WILD BIRDS & WILD MAMMALS

PROTECTION ORDINANCE, SEVENTH SCHEDULE" which was signed by the Director of Agriculture and
Fisheries on 3 June 1971 and deposited in the Land Registry, Victoria. The plan may be inspected at the Land
Registry, Victoria, and copies of the plan are available for inspection at all the District Offices in the New Territories.
(Amended 8 of 1993 s. 2; L.N. 208 of 1999)


Area B Restricted Period

The Mai Po Marshes, all the mangrove swamps adjoining
the Marshes, and the intertidal mud flats and shallow
waters of Inner Deep Bay.

At all times.


Area B is delineated and marked in red on a plan entitled "WILD ANIMALS PROTECTION ORDINANCE

(CHAPTER 170), SIXTH SCHEDULE-AREA B" which was signed by the Director of Agriculture and Fisheries on
20 December 1995 and deposited in the Land Registry, Victoria. The plan may be inspected at the Land Registry,
Victoria and copies are available for inspection at all District Offices in the New Territories. (Replaced L.N. 19 of
1996. Amended L.N. 208 of 1999)


Area C Restricted Period

The sandy beach at Sham Wan, Lamma Island. From 1 June to 31 October, both days inclusive.

Area C is delineated and marked in green on a plan entitled "WILD ANIMALS PROTECTION ORDINANCE

(CHAPTER 170), SCHEDULE 6-AREA C" which was signed by the Director of Agriculture and Fisheries on 7 July
1999 and deposited in the Land Registry, Victoria. The plan may be inspected at the Land Registry, Victoria and
copies are available for inspection at all District Offices in the New Territories. (Added L.N. 208 of 1999)



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Schedule: 8 (Repealed 58 of 1980 s. 15) 30/06/1997

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