Certain existing rules of recognition to continue in force
This Part is without prejudice to the recognition of the validity of divorces and legal separations obtained outside Hong Kong-
(a) by virtue of any rule of law relating to divorces or legal separations obtained in the place of either spouse's domicile or obtained elsewhere and recognized as valid in that place; (Amended 4 of 2008 s. 16; 20 of 2010 s. 6)
(b) by virtue of any enactment other than this Ordinance, (Amended 25 of 1998 s. 2)
but, save as aforesaid, no such divorce or legal separation shall be recognized as valid in Hong Kong except as provided in this Part.