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548D PDFTitle:MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOCAL VESSELS) (CERTIFICATION AND LICENSING) REGULATIONGazette Number:L.N. 27 of 2004; L.N. 282 of 2006
Schedule:2Heading:SPECIFIED SHELTERED WATERSVersion Date:02/01/2007

[sections 2(1) & 56]
Note: In this Schedule, a reference to the co-ordinates of a point is a reference to the co-ordinates of that point based on the World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS 84).


Victoria Harbour Area

The waters contained within the following boundaries—
On the north— The shoreline of Kowloon and the New Territories;
On the east— A straight line drawn from the northern shore of A Kung Ngam at position 22°17.058' north 114°14.027' east to the southern shore of Lei Yue Mun at position 22°17.273' north 114°14.192' east;
On the south— The shoreline of Hong Kong Island;
On the west— A straight line drawn from the westernmost point of Hong Kong Island to the westernmost point of Green Island, thence a straight line drawn from the westernmost point of Green Island to the southern shore of Tsing Yi at position 22°19.623' north 114°06.400' east, thence along the southern, eastern and northern shorelines of Tsing Yi to the westernmost extremity of Tsing Yi and thence a straight line drawn true north therefrom to the mainland.


Tai Po Area

The waters of Tolo Harbour and Plover Cove (Shuen Wan Hoi) enclosed to the westward of a straight line drawn true north and south through Tang Chau light.


Sai Kung Area

The waters bounded on the west by the mainland shore, on the north by a straight line drawn from position 22°23.056' north 114°16.653' east to the northern extremity of Yeung Chau thence along the western, southern and eastern shore of Yeung Chau to the eastern extremity of Yeung Chau; on the east by a straight line drawn from the eastern extremity of Yeung Chau to the western extremity of Pak Sha Chau, and on the south by a straight line drawn from the western extremity of Pak Sha Chau to position 22°22.363' north 114°16.422' east.


Port Shelter Area

The waters of Port Shelter bounded on the north and west by the mainland shore, on the south and east by a straight line drawn from position 22°20.111' north 114°16.207' east to the southern extremity of Sharp Island (Kiu Tsui Chau), thence by a straight line drawn true east to the shore of Kau Sai Chau at position 22°21.177' north 114°18.237' east, thence along the western shore of Kau Sai Chau to a causeway at position 22°22.386' north 114°18.284' east, thence along the southern side of the causeway to the southern shore of Yim Tin Tsai, thence along the western, northern, eastern and southern shore of Yim Tin Tsai, and the northern side of the causeway back to the shore of Kau Sai Chau, thence along the northern shore of Kau Sai Chau to the breakwater light of Yim Tin Tsai Typhoon Shelter, and thence by a straight line drawn true north to the mainland at position 22°23.144' north 114°18.401' east.


Port Shelter and Rocky Harbour Area

The waters of Port Shelter and Rocky Harbour bounded on the north and west by the mainland shore and on the south and east by a straight line drawn from the eastern shore of Lung Ha Wan at position 22°18.632' north 114°18.199' east to the southern extremity of Ping Min Chau, thence by a straight line drawn to the north-westernmost point of Bluff Island (Sha Tong Hau Shan) at position 22°19.507' north 114°21.015' east, thence by the northern shore of Bluff Island (Sha Tong Hau Shan) to its eastern extremity, and thence by a straight line drawn to the southernmost point of High Island (Leung Shuen Wan).