Reformatory Schools Ordinance


Published: 1997-06-30

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Chapter: 225 REFORMATORY SCHOOLS ORDINANCE Gazette Number Version Date

Long title 30/06/1997


To provide for and regulate reformatory schools.
(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 2)


[20 November 1933] Proc. No. 5 of 1933


(Originally 6 of 1932 (Cap 225 1950))

Section: 1 Short title 30/06/1997


This Ordinance may be cited as the Reformatory Schools Ordinance.
(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 3)


Section: 2 Interpretation L.N. 109 of 2003 01/07/2003


In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"child" (兒童) means a person under the age of 14 years; (Added 21 of 1933 s. 2)
"expenses" (開支), when used in relation to a person detained under an order of detention, includes the expenses of or

in connection with the custody, education and maintenance of the person; (Added 30 of 1977 s. 4)
"manager" (主管) means the superintendent or manager of any reformatory school established by the Government;

(Replaced 30 of 1977 s. 4)
"order of detention" (羈留令) means an order of detention made in pursuance of this Ordinance;
"parent" (父母), when used in relation to a youthful offender, includes a guardian and any other person legally liable

to maintain such youthful offender;
"reformatory school" (感化院) means any school or institution established by the Government under the provisions

and for the purposes of this Ordinance;
"visitor" (巡視人) means any person appointed by the Chief Executive under this Ordinance to be a visitor of any

reformatory school; (Amended 30 of 1977 s. 4; 17 of 1999 s. 3)
"young person" (少年人) means a person of 14 years or upwards and under the age of 16 years; (Added 21 of 1933 s.

2)
"youthful offender" (少年罪犯) means any offender who, in the absence of legal proof to the contrary, is, in the

opinion of the court before whom such person is brought or appears, 10 years of age or upwards and under the
age of 16 years. (Replaced 21 of 1933 s. 2. Amended 6 of 2003 s. 4)


Section: 3 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997




Section: 4 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997




Section: 5 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997




Section: 6 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997






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Section: 7 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997




Section: 8 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997




Section: 9 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 5 & 6) 30/06/1997




Section: 10 Secretary for Labour and Welfare may establish
reformatory schools*

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.


GOVERNMENT REFORMATORY SCHOOLS


(1) The Secretary for Labour and Welfare may, by order to be published in the Gazette, establish one or more

reformatory schools for the reformation of youthful offenders. (Amended 80 of 1997 s. 10; L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N.
130 of 2007)

(2) Every such order shall specify the premises in which the reformatory school to which it refers shall be
established, and shall state whether the same shall be used for male or female offenders or both.
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Note:
* (Amended L.N. 130 of 2007)

Section: 11 Any prison or part thereof may be declared a reformatory

school
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.


The Secretary for Labour and Welfare, with the consent of the Secretary for Security, may declare any existing

or future prison or part thereof to be a reformatory school within the meaning and for the purposes of this Ordinance.
(Amended 80 of 1997 s. 11; L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N. 130 of 2007)


Section: 12 Chief Executive may appoint officers to reformatory

schools
17 of 1999 01/07/1997



Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 17 of 1999 s. 3


The Chief Executive may appoint to every reformatory school a superintendent or manager and such other
officers, either male or female, as may be deemed necessary, and allow to the said officers such remuneration as he
thinks proper.

(Amended 17 of 1999 s. 3)

Section: 13 Rules by Secretary for Labour and Welfare for

reformatory schools*
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.



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The Secretary for Labour and Welfare may make rules providing for the following matters in connection with

reformatory schools established under this Ordinance- (Amended 80 of 1997 s. 12; L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N. 130 of
2007)

(a) all matters relating to the regulation and management of a reformatory school and the maintenance of
order and discipline therein;

(b) discharge of youthful offenders under sections 20 and 20A; (Amended 66 of 1967 Schedule)
(c) the duties to be performed and powers to be exercised by-

(i) the superintendent and other officers including medical officers appointed under section 12; and
(ii) visitors appointed under section 14.

(Replaced 32 of 1959 s. 2)
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Note:
* (Amended L.N. 130 of 2007)

Section: 14 Visitors 17 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 17 of 1999 s. 3


VISITORS


The Chief Executive may appoint one or more fit and proper person or persons to be the visitor or visitors of
reformatory schools, and may remove every such visitor and appoint another in his stead.

(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8; 17 of 1999 s. 3)

Section: 15 Powers and duties of visitors 25 of 1998; 17 of

1999
01/07/1997



Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 25 of 1998 s. 2; 17 of 1999 s. 3


(1) Every person so appointed and every judge of the High Court or District Court, member of the Executive or
Legislative Council or magistrate may enter at all times any reformatory school, and may make such inquiries or
examination therein as to him appears necessary, and also make such reports as are required by the Chief Executive.
(Amended 32 of 1959 s. 3; 30 of 1977 s. 8; 17 of 1999 s. 3)

(2) Any manager who at any time refuses admittance to any such visitor, or to any judge of the High Court or
District Court, or to any member of the Executive or Legislative Council, or to any magistrate, or offers to him any
hindrance or obstruction, shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of $50. (Amended 13 of 1966 Schedule)

(Amended 25 of 1998 s. 2)

Section: 16 Reformatory schools lawful places of detention 30/06/1997


YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS


Every reformatory school shall be a lawful place of detention for such youthful offenders as are ordered to be
detained therein, and shall be subject to be inspected and reported on as herein provided.

(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 9)

Section: 17 Order of detention 30/06/1997


(1) When a youthful offender is convicted before any court of an offence punishable, in the case of an adult by
a fine or by imprisonment, the court may, in lieu of any such sentence of fine or imprisonment, order such offender to
be detained in a reformatory school; and such order shall take effect as a sentence of detention for a period of not less
than 1 year and not more than 3 years, and in any case not longer than until such offender attains the age of 18 years,



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and the powers conferred under section 20A shall be exercisable upon the expiry of the said period of 1 year.
(Replaced 32 of 1959 s. 4. Amended 66 of 1967 Schedule; 90 of 1988 s. 2)

(2) Before a sentence of detention is passed, the court shall consider any report or representations made by or
on behalf of the Director of Social Welfare on the youthful offender's physical and mental condition and his suitability
for such sentence; and for such purpose the court may remand the said offender in custody by order made under
subsection (4). (Replaced 32 of 1959 s. 4)

(3) An order of detention made in pursuance of this section may, if the court thinks fit, be made to take effect
either immediately or at a later date specified therein, regard being had to the age or health of the youthful offender.

(4) If-
(a) an order of detention is made but is not to take effect immediately; or
(b) at the time specified for the order to take effect the youthful offender is unfit to be sent to a

reformatory school; or
(c) the school to which the youthful offender is to be sent cannot be ascertained until inquiry has been

made,
the court may make an order committing him either to custody in any place to which he might be committed on
remand or to the custody of a relative or other fit person or institution named by the court and he shall be kept in that
custody accordingly until he is sent to a reformatory school in pursuance of the order of detention. (Amended 30 of
1977 s. 8)

Section: 18 Religious persuasion of offender to be considered 30/06/1997


In selecting the place of detention to which a youthful offender is to be sent the court shall have regard, so far as
practicable, to the religious persuasion of the youthful offender.

Section: 19 Duties and powers of manager L.N. 109 of 2003 01/07/2003


(1) It shall be the duty of the manager of a reformatory school to report to the Chief Executive immediately he
considers it would be consistent with the welfare of a youthful offender for him to be discharged from the custody of
the school.

(2) (Repealed 6 of 2003 s. 5)
(Amended 21 of 1933 s. 7; 30 of 1977 s. 8; 17 of 1999 s. 3)


Section: 20 Discharge by Chief Executive 17 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 17 of 1999 s. 3


The Chief Executive may at any time discharge a youthful offender from the custody of any reformatory school.
(Replaced 66 of 1967 Schedule. Amended 17 of 1999 s. 3)


Section: 20A Discharge by Director of Social Welfare 30/06/1997


(1) Subject to section 17(1), the Director of Social Welfare may discharge a youthful offender from the custody
of any reformatory school.

(2) The discharge of a youthful offender under subsection (1) may be on licence and the licence may be in such
form and may be subject to such conditions as the Director thinks fit, and the Director may at any time revoke, or vary
the conditions of, such licence.

(3) When a licence has been revoked, the Director may direct that the youthful offender to whom it related
shall report in person to such place as may be specified in the direction; and if he fails so to report he may be
apprehended without warrant by a police officer and taken to that place.

(4) Where a licence has been revoked and the youthful offender concerned is not discharged under subsection
(1), any order made under section 26(1) shall revive and be in force during the period for which the youthful offender
is detained.

(Added 66 of 1967 Schedule)




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Section: 20B Removal to another school 30/06/1997


The Director of Social Welfare may at any time direct that a person detained in a reformatory school be removed
from one such school to another such school.

(Added 66 of 1967 Schedule)

Section: 21 Power to apprentice offender 17 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 17 of 1999 s. 3


POWER TO APPRENTICE YOUTHFUL OFFENDER


(1) The manager of a reformatory school may, if the youthful offender consents thereto and with the approval
of the Chief Executive, bind any youthful offender detained under this Ordinance as an apprentice notwithstanding
that his period of detention has not expired. (Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8; 17 of 1999 s. 3)

(2) Any youthful offender who is bound as aforesaid and who absconds from the service of his master shall be
liable to be arrested without warrant and brought before a court of competent jurisdiction and shall be liable to
imprisonment for 3 months and may be ordered by the court to return to the place in which he was detained before his
apprenticeship there to complete his period of detention:

Provided that such youthful offender shall not be detained longer than until he attains the age of 18 years.

Section: 22 Leave of absence 30/06/1997


(1) The manager of a reformatory school may grant any youthful offender leave of absence from the
reformatory school for such periods as may be prescribed.

(2) A youthful offender granted leave of absence shall reside during his leave at the address directed by the
manager. Any youthful offender who contravenes the provisions of this subsection shall be liable to be punished in the
manner prescribed by the rules of the reformatory school.

(3) Any youthful offender who without due cause does not return to the reformatory school at or before the
expiration of the period for which he has been granted leave shall be deemed to have escaped from the reformatory
school and the provisions of sections 29 and 31 shall apply and the said youthful offender shall be liable to be
punished in the manner prescribed by the rules of the reformatory school.

(Added 6 of 1952 s. 2)

Section: 23 Classes of instruction outside reformatory 30/06/1997


(1) The manager of a reformatory school may, in the interests of training, order any youthful offender to attend
any class of instruction or to participate in any other activity outside the precincts of the reformatory school and
conducted by persons other than members of the staff of the reformatory school.

(2) Any youthful offender shall be deemed, while absent from the reformatory school in pursuance of an order
under this section, to be in legal custody.

(Added 6 of 1952 s. 2)

Section: 24 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 6 & 7) 30/06/1997




Section: 25 (Repealed 30 of 1977 ss. 6 & 7) 30/06/1997




Section: 26 Expenses of offenders 30/06/1997


EXPENSES RELATING TO YOUTHFUL OFFENDERS




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(1) Any court having power to order a youthful offender to be sent to a reformatory school shall have power to
make orders on the parent of the youthful offender to contribute for the whole or any part of the expenses of the
youthful offender during the period of detention such sums as the court may think fit and may of its own motion, or on
the application of any person, from time to time revoke or vary such orders or remit wholly or partially any payment
ordered to be made under this section. (Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8)

(2) Any such order may be made on the complaint or application of the manager of the reformatory school to
which the youthful offender is ordered to be sent or on the complaint or application of the Commissioner of Police and
either at the time when the youthful offender is ordered to be sent to the reformatory school or subsequently, and the
sums ordered to be contributed shall be paid to such persons as the court may name. (Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8)

(3) A court having power to make an order for contribution under this section may issue an order requiring the
parent to attend and show cause why an order for contribution should not be made, and an order for contribution under
this section may be made on a parent who, having been required to attend, has failed to do so, but, save as aforesaid,
no such order shall be made without giving the parent or guardian an opportunity of being heard.

(4) A court making an order for contribution under this section shall have regard to the means of the person on
whom such order shall be made.

(5) Any sums ordered to be contributed by a parent under this section may be recovered from him by distress or
imprisonment in like manner as if the same were a fine legally imposed on him by the court.

(6) Where an order for contribution has been made under this section the person on whom such order has been
made shall give notice of any change of address to the Commissioner of Police and, if he fails to do so without
reasonable excuse, he shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of $100.

Section: 27 Punishment of refractory offender 30/06/1997


OFFENCES IN RELATION TO REFORMATORY SCHOOLS
(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 10)


Any youthful offender detained in a reformatory school who-

(a) wilfully neglects or wilfully refuses to conform to the rules thereof; or
(b) is guilty of wilful insubordination against the discipline thereof,

shall be liable to be punished in the manner prescribed by the rules of the said reformatory school.
(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8)


Section: 28 Power to order detention in training centre etc. or

imprisonment
L.N. 74 of 2002 11/07/2002



(1) On an application being made on behalf of the Director of Social Welfare in respect of a youthful offender
who is unsuitable for further detention in a reformatory school, a court or magistrate may order that such youthful
offender be detained in a training centre, a detention centre or a rehabilitation centre or may commute the unexpired
part of his period of detention to such term of imprisonment as it may see fit not exceeding the said unexpired period
of detention. (Amended 30 of 1977 s. 11; 90 of 1988 s. 3; 11 of 2001 s. 14)

(2) For the purpose of determining which order, if any, would be the more expedient for the reformation of the
youthful offender and for the prevention of crime, the court may conduct such inquiry as it may see fit, including the
hearing of the youthful offender.

(3) An order for the detention of a youthful offender in a training centre shall take effect as if it had been made
under the provisions of the Training Centres Ordinance (Cap 280).

(3A) An order under subsection (1) for the detention of a youthful offender in a detention centre shall take effect
as if it had been made under the Detention Centres Ordinance (Cap 239). (Added 30 of 1977 s. 11)

(3AA) An order under subsection (1) for the detention of a youthful offender in a rehabilitation centre shall take
effect as if it had been made under the Rehabilitation Centres Ordinance (Cap 567). (Added 11 of 2001 s. 14)

(3B) Before an order is made under subsection (1) for detention of a youthful offender in a training centre, a
detention centre or a rehabilitation centre, a court or a magistrate shall consider a report of the Commissioner of
Correctional Services on the suitability of the youthful offender for detention in a training centre, a detention centre or
a rehabilitation centre and on the availability of places at training centres, detention centres or rehabilitation centres.
(Replaced 90 of 1988 s. 3. Amended 11 of 2001 s. 14)

(3C) On an application made under subsection (1) a court or magistrate shall remand the youthful offender who



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is the subject of the application in the custody of the Commissioner of Correctional Services for such period, not
exceeding 3 weeks, as the court thinks necessary to enable the Commissioner to form an opinion as to whether or not
the youthful offender is suitable for detention in a training centre, a detention centre or a rehabilitation centre. (Added
30 of 1977 s. 11. Amended 11 of 2001 s. 14)

(4) For the purposes of this section, a youthful offender is unsuitable for further detention if he has attained the
age of 14 years and the Director of Social Welfare has certified in writing that, in the opinion of the Director of Social
Welfare, he is unsuitable for such further detention by reason of any of the following- (Amended 90 of 1988 s. 3)

(a) absconding;
(b) persistent refusal to conform to the rules of the reformatory school;
(c) wilful insubordination against the discipline of such school;
(d) such other conduct as renders him a bad influence on the other youthful offenders detained in such

school.
(5) For the purposes of this section, the definition of "youthful offender" in section 2 shall apply as if the words

"under the age of 18 years" were substituted for the words "under the age of 16 years". (Added 90 of 1988 s. 3)
(Added 32 of 1959 s. 5)


Section: 28A Power to order removal to addiction treatment centre 30/06/1997


(1) On an application being made on behalf of the Director of Social Welfare in respect of a youthful offender
detained in a reformatory school, a court or magistrate may order that such youthful offender be removed from such
school to an addiction treatment centre. (Amended L.N. 126 of 1995)

(2) Before an order is made under subsection (1) a court or a magistrate shall consider a report of the
Commissioner of Correctional Services on the suitability of the youthful offender for cure and rehabilitation and on
the availability of places at addiction treatment centres and on whether it is in the interest of the youthful offender and
in the public interest that such youthful offender should undergo a period of cure and rehabilitation in an addiction
treatment centre.

(3) An order under subsection (1) shall take effect as if it were a detention order made under section 4(1) of the
Drug Addiction Treatment Centres Ordinance (Cap 244).

(4) For the purposes of this section, the definition of "youthful offender" in section 2 shall apply as if the words
"under the age of 18 years" were substituted for the words "under the age of 16 years".

(Added 90 of 1988 s. 4)

Section: 29 Escape of offender 30/06/1997


Any youthful offender detained in a reformatory school who escapes therefrom may, at any time before the
expiration of his period of detention, be apprehended without warrant and brought back to the place in which he was
detained there to complete his period of detention:

Provided that such youthful offender shall not be detained longer than until he attains the age of 18 years.
(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8)


Section: 30 Prosecution of detained person committing offence 17 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 17 of 1999 s. 3


(1) Any youthful offender detained in a reformatory school who-
(a) during his period of detention commits any offence; or
(b) prior to being detained committed any offence, other than the offence for which he is detained,

shall be liable to be prosecuted on account of such offence.
(2) If found guilty and sentenced-

(a) to imprisonment or to detention in a detention centre or training centre, the order for the youthful
offender's detention in the reformatory school shall be discharged;

(b) to any other punishment, including a suspended sentence, he shall be taken back to the reformatory
school wherein he was detained or such other school as the Chief Executive may direct, there to
complete his period of detention: (Amended 17 of 1999 s. 3)



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Provided that such youthful offender shall not be detained longer than until he attains the age of
18 years.

(Replaced 30 of 1977 s. 12)

Section: 31 Penalties for assisting escape 30/06/1997


Any person who-
(a) knowingly assists or induces, directly or indirectly, a youthful offender to escape from any reformatory

school wherein he is detained; or
(b) knowingly harbours, conceals or prevents from returning to such reformatory school any youthful

offender who has escaped therefrom or knowingly assists in so doing,
shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine of $1000 or to imprisonment for 6 months.

(Amended 22 of 1950 Schedule; 30 of 1977 s. 8)

Section: 32 Provisions as to custody of person detained 30/06/1997


GENERAL


(1) The order of detention made by a court in pursuance of which a youthful offender is sent to a reformatory
school shall be in writing under the hand of the presiding magistrate and the seal of the court and shall be delivered
with the youthful offender to the manager of the reformatory school and shall be sufficient authority for his detention
therein, or in any other place to which he is transferred in pursuance of this Ordinance, in accordance with the tenor
thereof.

(2) A youthful offender whilst so detained and whilst being conveyed to and from a reformatory school shall be
deemed to be in legal custody and if he escapes may be apprehended without warrant and taken to the place wherein
he was detained or to or from which he was being conveyed.

(3) Every officer of a reformatory school authorized by the manager thereof or by the court to take charge of
any youthful offender ordered to be detained under this Ordinance, for the purpose of conveying him to or from the
school or of apprehending and bringing him back to the school in case of his escape or refusal to return, shall for that
purpose and while engaged in that duty have all the powers, protection and privileges of a police officer.

(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8)

Section: 33 Orders of the Chief Executive L.N. 362 of 1997;

17 of 1999
01/07/1997



Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 17 of 1999 s. 3


(1) Every order, authority or direction which by the provisions of this Ordinance may be given by the Chief
Executive shall be in writing. (Amended 17 of 1999 s. 3)

(2) A copy under the hand of the Chief Secretary for Administration shall be evidence of any such order,
authority or direction purporting to be contained therein until the contrary is shown. (Amended L.N. 362 of 1997)

Section: 34 Presumptions 30/06/1997


(1) The production of the order, warrant or other document, in pursuance of which a child or young person is
directed to be sent to a reformatory school, or committed to the care or custody of a society or institution, with a
statement endorsed thereon or annexed thereto purporting to be signed by the manager to the effect that the child or
young person named therein was duly received into and is at the date of the signing thereof in such school, or by the
secretary of such society or institution to the effect that such child or young person was duly taken into the custody or
care of such society or institution and is at the date of signing thereof still in its care or custody, or has been otherwise
dealt with according to law, shall in all proceedings relating to such child or young person be prima facie evidence of
the identity and of the lawful detention or disposal of the child or young person named in such order, warrant or other
document.

(2) A school to which any youthful offender is ordered to be sent in pursuance of this Ordinance shall, until the



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contrary be proved, be presumed to be a reformatory school within the meaning of this Ordinance.
(Amended 21 of 1933 s. 8; 30 of 1977 s. 8)


Section: 35 (Repealed) 30/06/1997


(1)-(2) (Repealed 30 of 1977 s. 13)
(3) (Repealed 80 of 1997 s. 14)


Section: 36 Service of notice 30/06/1997


Any notice required to be given to a manager of a reformatory school may be served on him by being delivered
personally to him or by being sent by post or otherwise in a letter addressed to him at the school.

(Amended 30 of 1977 s. 8)

Section: 37 Order not to be invalidated by subsequent proof of age L.N. 109 of 2003 01/07/2003


Where a person charged with an offence is brought before a court and it appears to the court, after considering
any available evidence as to his age, that he is above the age of 10 and under the age of 16 years an order or judgment
of the court shall not be invalidated by any subsequent proof that the age of that person has not been correctly stated or
presumed or declared by the court, and the age presumed or declared by the court to be the age of the person so
brought before it shall, for the purposes of this Ordinance, be deemed to be the true age of that person; and where it
appears to the court, after considering any available evidence as to his age, that the person so brought before it is of
the age of 16 years or upwards, that person shall for the purposes of this Ordinance be deemed not to be a youthful
offender.

(Amended 33 of 1979 s. 2; 6 of 2003 s. 6)

Section: 38 Power to make regulations 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.


The Secretary for Labour and Welfare may by regulation provide for the carrying into effect of the provisions of

this Ordinance and forms to be used for the purpose of legal proceedings thereunder or otherwise.
(Amended 80 of 1997 s. 15; L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N. 130 of 2007)


Section: 39 Saving 30/06/1997


Save in so far as other provision is expressly made in this Ordinance, nothing in this Ordinance shall be deemed
to affect any other law relating to children or young persons.

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