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) The Secretary for the Environment may make regulations to provide for- (Amended 78 of 1999 s. 7; L.N. 106 of 2002; L.N. 130 of 2007)
(a) the proper management and control of (including the specification of zones within and the closure or partial closure of) marine parks and marine reserves;
(b) prohibiting or controlling the following activities within a marine park or marine reserve-
(i) fishing and spear-fishing;
(iii) swimming and diving;
(iv) collection of marine life and resources;
(v) boating, including surfing, wind-surfing and water-skiing;
(vi) barbecuing and camping on beaches;
(ix) dumping and littering;
(x) advertising; and
(xi) any other activities incompatible with the carrying into effect of the provisions of this Ordinance or any regulation made under this section;
(c) prohibiting or controlling discharge of matter into a marine park or marine reserve by any person therein or from any vessel therein;
(d) prohibiting or restricting the killing, hunting, trapping, molesting or disturbance of any form of marine life within a marine park or marine reserve, the possession of equipment or implements used for hunting or fishing, the taking of, destruction of or interference with the marine life within a marine park or marine reserve;
(e) the seizure and disposal of any marine life, resources or other article or thing in respect of which any regulation made under this section is contravened;
(f) the preservation of good order and prevention of abuses and nuisances within marine parks and marine reserves;
(g) prohibiting or restricting the entry into, or movement within, marine parks and marine reserves of persons, vehicles, vessels and animals;
(h) the application for, and the grant and renewal of licences and permits, and the fees payable in respect thereof;
(i) the fees payable in connection with the use of any marine park or marine reserve or any part thereof, in connection with the use of any facility provided therein; and
(j) generally, the carrying into effect of the provisions of this Ordinance.
(2) Regulations made under this section may provide that a contravention or breach thereof shall be an offence punishable by a fine at level 4 and imprisonment for 1 year and, where the offence is a continuing offence, punishable by a further fine of $400 for each day during which it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the offence has continued.