Oil Pollution (Land Use and Requisition) Ordinance (Chapter 247). | Land Portal

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This Ordinance lays down measures to prevent pollution of the waters and foreshores of Hong Kong from oil spillage.Any public officer shall have the power to enter and requisition any land or requisition any property in order to prevent, clear up or repair from pollution caused by oil spillage. The Ordinance further provides for compensation, liability for costs of cleaning-up operations, and offences.

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