|539||Title:||HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION PASSPORTS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||127 of 1997|
|Section:||8||Heading:||Application or collection of passports outside Hong Kong||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
(1) Where an application under section 3(1), 5(1) or 6 is made outside Hong Kong, the applicant shall, in addition to complying with section 7, submit to all such steps as the Director may reasonably require in relation to the application.
(2) Regardless of whether an application under section 3(1), 5(1) or 6 is made outside Hong Kong, if the applicant wishes to collect his passport at a place outside Hong Kong and the Director considers that it is reasonably practicable to do so, the application shall be accompanied, in addition to the prescribed fee under section 7(c), by an additional fee to cover the necessary expenses for delivering the passport to that place.
(3) The Director shall, with the approval of the Financial Secretary, specify the additional fee under subsection (2) by notice in the Gazette and he may specify different fees for different means of delivering a passport and for different places outside Hong Kong.
(4) For the avoidance of doubt, it is hereby declared that a notice under subsection (3) is not subsidiary legislation.