Restriction on navigation by certain pleasure vessels
(1) Except with the permission of the Director, a local vessel¡X
(a) which is a pleasure vessel from a place outside Hong Kong; and
(b) which does not remain in the waters of Hong Kong for more than 182 days out of 365 consecutive days,
shall not navigate in the waters of Hong Kong.
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply where¡X
(a) the vessel is on its way to its berth in the waters of Hong Kong immediately after it has entered those waters; or
(b) it is departing the waters of Hong Kong.
(3) If without reasonable excuse subsection (1) is contravened, the owner of the vessel, his agent and the coxswain of the vessel commit an offence and each of them is liable on conviction to a fine at level 4 and to imprisonment for 1 year.