Project agreement sufficient authority to carry out works
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.
(1) Subject to subsection (3) any construction works which are to be carried out under the project agreement and in accordance with any approval or exemption thereunder may be carried out without further authority notwithstanding anything to the contrary in any Ordinance:
Provided that nothing in this section shall authorize anything to be done in contravention of section 13 of the Summary Offences Ordinance (Cap 228).
(2) Subject to subsection (3) the Buildings Ordinance (Cap 123) shall not apply in relation to the construction works.
(3) The Secretary for Development may, by notice in the Gazette, apply the Buildings Ordinance (Cap 123), or any provision thereof, to any of the construction works: (Amended 23 of 2002 s. 126; L.N. 130 of 2007)
Provided that nothing in this subsection shall apply to any such works which are civil engineering works.