|494||Title:||AVIATION SECURITY ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||71 of 1999|
|Section:||44||Heading:||Limitations on scope of directions||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 71 of 1999 s. 3
(1) A direction shall not have effect in relation to any aircraft of which the operator is the government of a country, territory or place outside Hong Kong or is a department or agency of such a government, except at a time when any such aircraft is being used for the carriage of passengers or cargo for reward or is for the time being allocated by that government, department or agency for such use. (Amended 71 of 1999 s. 3)
(2) A direction (except in so far as it requires any building or other works to be constructed, executed, altered, demolished or removed) shall not be construed as requiring or authorizing the person to whom the direction was given, or any person acting as his employee or agent, to do anything which, apart from the direction, would constitute an act of violence; but nothing in this subsection shall restrict the use of such force as is reasonable in the circumstances whether at the instance of the person to whom the direction was given or otherwise by a police officer.
(3) In so far as a direction requires anything to be done or not done at a place outside Hong Kong-