|139||Title:||PUBLIC HEALTH (ANIMALS AND BIRDS) ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||65 of 1999|
|Section:||4||Heading:||Restrictions on import of animals and birds||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 65 of 1999 s. 3
(1) No person shall knowingly bring into Hong Kong any animal or bird suffering from disease. (Amended 65 of 1999 s. 3)
(2) When information is received that any disease exists amongst any animals or birds at any place without Hong Kong, the Chief Executive may issue an order prohibiting, either absolutely or conditionally, the importation by land, sea or air or the transhipment in Hong Kong of any animals or birds from any such place. (Amended 43 of 1977 s. 3; 65 of 1999 s. 3)
(3) Every order issued under this section shall be published in the Gazette at the earliest opportunity but shall come into operation immediately upon the making of the order.
(4) Any person who-