|228||Title:||SUMMARY OFFENCES ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||6B||Heading:||Prohibition of profiteering on the sale of travel tickets in a public place||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) No person shall, in a public place, sell or solicit the purchase of any ticket issued by or on behalf of a carrier at a price exceeding the authorized price.
(2) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable to a fine of $1000 in the case of a first offence, and to a fine of $2000 and to imprisonment for 6 months in the case of a second or subsequent offence.
(3) In subsection (1)-
"authorized price" (批准價格) , in relation to a ticket issued by or on behalf of a carrier, means the price fixed by or on behalf of the carrier as the price at which the ticket is to be issued to an intending passenger;
"carrier" (載運商) means a person who provides any means of transport for passengers;
"sell" (出售) includes exhibit or offer for sale, or have in possession for sale; and
"ticket " (客票) means any document or token issued for the purpose of enabling the holder thereof to travel as a passenger on any vessel, aircraft, vehicle or other means of transport. (Amended L.N. 95 of 1993)