|245||Title:||PUBLIC ORDER ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||119 of 1997; 13 of 1999|
|Section:||36||Heading:||Closed areas||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 13 of 1999 s. 3
(1) The Chief Executive may, where he reasonably believes that it is necessary for the protection of national security or public safety, or the protection of public order or public health, by order declare any area or place to be a closed area. (Replaced 77 of 1995 s. 13. Amended 119 of 1997 s. 12)
(2) An order made under subsection (1) shall come into force at such time as may be specified therein or, if no time is so specified, immediately upon the making thereof by the Chief Executive and shall be published in the Gazette as soon as may be reasonably practicable after the making thereof.
(3) The Commissioner of Police and such other person as may be authorized in any order made under subsection (1) may cause a closed area to be closed by the erection of barriers or otherwise.