Verification of identity of certain persons by automated means
(1) For the purposes of this Ordinance, the Director may provide automated means¡X
(a) to verify the identity of a person to whom this subsection applies;
(b) to give permission to land in Hong Kong to any person referred to in paragraph (a) who by virtue of section 7(1) may not land in Hong Kong without the permission of an immigration officer or immigration assistant; and
(c) to impose a limit of stay and such other conditions of stay, if permission is given to a person to land in Hong Kong under paragraph (b).
(2) Subsection (1) applies to a person who¡X
(a) is approved by the Director to use the automated means for the purposes set out in subsection (1); and
(b) voluntarily submits himself to have his identity verified by the automated means¡X
(i) on his arrival or landing in Hong Kong; or
(ii) prior to his departure from Hong Kong.