|1||Title:||INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL CLAUSES ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||26 of 1998|
|Section:||67||Heading:||Hong Kong Time||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 26 of 1998 s. 25
(1) Whenever any expression of time occurs in any Ordinance the time referred to is Hong Kong Time.
(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), "Hong Kong Time" (香港時間) means the time used for general purposes throughout Hong Kong namely, 8 hours, or such other period as may be determined by the Legislative Council by resolution under this subsection or under section 16 of the Oil (Conservation and Control) Ordinance (Cap 264), in advance of Universal Standard Time. (Amended 27 of 1979 s. 17)
(3) A resolution of the Legislative Council under subsection (2) may determine Hong Kong Time for the whole or part of a year.
(4) Nothing in this section shall affect the use of Universal Standard Time for the purposes of astronomy, meteorology, navigation or aviation, or affect the construction of any document mentioning or referring to a point of time in connection with any of these purposes.