|241||Title:||EMERGENCY REGULATIONS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||71 of 1999|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 71 of 1999 s. 3
(1) Without prejudice to the powers conferred by section 2, regulations made hereunder may provide for the punishment of any offence (whether such offence is a contravention of the regulations or an offence under any law applicable to Hong Kong) with such penalties and sanctions (including a maximum penalty of mandatory life imprisonment but excluding penalty of death), and may contain such provisions in relation to forfeiture, disposal and retention of any article connected in any way with such offence and as to revocation or cancellation of any licence, permit, pass or authority issued under the regulations or under any other enactment as to the Chief Executive in Council may appear to be necessary or expedient to secure the enforcement of any regulation or law or to be otherwise in the public interest. (Amended 24 of 1993 s. 24; 71 of 1999 s. 3)
(2) Any person who contravenes any regulation made under this Ordinance shall, where no other penalty or punishment is provided by such regulations, be liable on summary conviction to a fine of five thousand dollars and to imprisonment for two years.
(3) (Repealed 24 of 1993 s. 24)