Legislative Council

LC Paper No. LS32/98-99

Paper for the House Committee Meeting
of the Legislative Council
on 18 September 1998

Legal Service Division Report on
Subsidiary Legislation Gazetted on 11 September 1998

Date of Tabling in LegCo : 16 September 1998
Amendment to be made by : 14 October 1998 (or 21 October 1998 if extended by resolution)

Telecommunication Ordinance (Cap. 106)
Telecommunication (Mobile Earth Stations) (Exemption) Order (L.N. 310)

This Order exempts a person from the requirement of (1) having a licence under section 8(1)(b) of the Telecommunication Ordinance (Cap. 106) ( the Ordinance� for the mere possession of a mobile earth station ( MES�; (2) having a licence under section 8(1)(a) or (b) of the Ordinance for the establishing, maintaining and using a MES within the criteria for exemption as set out in the Schedule to the Order; and (3) having a permit under section 9 of the Ordinance for importing into or exporting form Hong Kong any MES or any component part thereof.

Members may refer to the LegCo Brief File Ref: ITBB CR 7/5/14 (98) issued by the Information Technology and Broadcasting Bureau on 11 September 1998 for background information.

Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance (Cap. 1)
Rectification of Errors (No. 3) Order 1998 (L.N. 312)

This Order rectifies a number of typographical errors appearing in various ordinances and subsidiary legislation. No changes to the effect of any of the affected provisions is intended by this Order.

Prepared by

KAU Kin-wah
Assistant Legal Adviser
Legislative Council Secretariat
16 September 1998