Chapter Number and Title of Enactment

Chapter:

200Title:CRIMES ORDINANCE

Download CAP 200 CRIMES ORDINANCE [format: PDF].

: If this pencil mark appears at the beginning of a provision, that provision is subject to amendments that are already in operation but have not yet been incorporated in its text.

Table of contents of enactment:
Cap 200 Long title
Cap 200 s 1Short title
Cap 200 Part ITREASON
Cap 200 s 2Treason
Cap 200 s 3Treasonable offences
Cap 200 s 4Limitations as to trial for treason, etc.
Cap 200 s 5Assaults on the Queen
Cap 200 Part IIOTHER OFFENCES AGAINST THE CROWN
Cap 200 s 6Incitement to mutiny
Cap 200 s 7Incitement to disaffection
Cap 200 s 8Power to search and prevent offences under section 7
Cap 200 s 9Seditious intention
Cap 200 s 10Offences
Cap 200 s 11Legal proceedings
Cap 200 s 12Evidence
Cap 200 s 13Search warrant
Cap 200 s 14Power to remove seditious publications
Cap 200 s 15Unlawful oaths to commit capital offences
Cap 200 s 16Other unlawful oaths to commit offences
Cap 200 s 17Compulsion in taking unlawful oaths
Cap 200 s 18Unlawful drilling
Cap 200 Part IIIPIRACY AND OTHER OFFENCES AT SEA*
Cap 200 s 19AInterpretation (Part III)
Cap 200 s 19Piracy with violence
Cap 200 s 20Piratical acts
Cap 200 s 21Trading, etc., with pirates
Cap 200 s 22Being found on board piratical vessel and unable to prove non-complicity
Cap 200 s 23Regulations
Cap 200 s 23AInterpretation (sections 23A to 23C)
Cap 200 s 23BApplication of criminal law to Hong Kong ships on high seas etc.
Cap 200 s 23CCertain proceedings to be instituted only with consent of Chief Executive
Cap 200 Part IVINTIMIDATION
Cap 200 s 24Certain acts of intimidation prohibited
Cap 200 s 25Assaults with intent to cause certain acts to be done or omitted
Cap 200 s 26No defence to prove that the threat was not made directly
Cap 200 s 27Penalties
Cap 200 Part VPERJURY
Cap 200 s 28Interpretation
Cap 200 s 29Extracurial statements on oath made for purposes of a judicial proceeding
Cap 200 s 30Materiality of a statement is a question of law
Cap 200 s 31Perjury
Cap 200 s 32False statements on oath made otherwise than in a judicial proceeding
Cap 200 s 32AFalse unsworn statement under certain Ordinances
Cap 200 s 33False written statements in criminal proceedings
Cap 200 s 34False statements, etc., with reference to marriage
Cap 200 s 35False statements, etc., as to births or deaths
Cap 200 s 36False statutory declarations and other false statements without oath
Cap 200 s 37False declarations, etc., to obtain registration, etc., for carrying on a vocation
Cap 200 s 38Aiders, abettors, suborners, etc.
Cap 200 s 39Contradictory statements on oath
Cap 200 s 40Using false affidavits
Cap 200 s 41(Repealed 13 of 1999 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 42Form of indictment
Cap 200 s 43Corroboration
Cap 200 s 44Certified copy of record of court proceedings
Cap 200 s 45Form of oath
Cap 200 s 46Savings
Cap 200 Part VIINCEST
Cap 200 s 47Incest by men
Cap 200 s 48Incest by women of or over 16
Cap 200 s 49Test of relationship
Cap 200 s 50Prosecution of offences
Cap 200 s 51Sanction of Secretary for Justice
Cap 200 Part VIIEXPLOSIVE SUBSTANCES
Cap 200 s 52Interpretation
Cap 200 s 53Causing explosion likely to endanger life or property
Cap 200 s 54Attempt to cause explosion, or making or keeping explosive with intent to endanger life or property
Cap 200 s 55Making or possession of explosive
Cap 200 s 56Position of accessories
Cap 200 s 57Exclusion of public during hearing of proceedings for offence under this Part
Cap 200 s 58Provisions of this Part not to exempt from proceedings under other provisions of laws
Cap 200 Part VIIAUNMARKED PLASTIC EXPLOSIVES
Cap 200 s 58AManufacture of unmarked plastic explosive
Cap 200 s 58BPossession etc. of unmarked plastic explosive
Cap 200 s 58CTransfer of possession etc. of unmarked plastic explosive
Cap 200 s 58DImport and export of unmarked plastic explosive
Cap 200 s 58EForfeiture, seizure and destruction of unmarked plastic explosive
Cap 200 s 58FExemption period for police officers and members of Chinese People’s Liberation Army*
Cap 200 s 58GGeneral provisions applicable to this Part
Cap 200 Part VIIICRIMINAL DAMAGE TO PROPERTY
Cap 200 s 59Interpretation
Cap 200 s 60Destroying or damaging property
Cap 200 s 61Threats to destroy or damage property
Cap 200 s 62Possessing anything with intent to destroy or damage property
Cap 200 s 63Punishment of offences
Cap 200 s 64"Without lawful excuse"
Cap 200 s 65Search for things intended for use in committing offences of criminal damage
Cap 200 s 66Evidence in connection with offences under this Part
Cap 200 s 67Abolition of common law arson
Cap 200 Part IXFORGERY AND RELATED OFFENCES
Cap 200 s 68Interpretation
Cap 200 s 69Meaning of "false" (虛假) and "making" (製造)
Cap 200 s 70Meaning of "prejudice" (不利) and "induce" (誘使)
Cap 200 s 71The offence of forgery
Cap 200 s 72The offence of copying a false instrument
Cap 200 s 73The offence of using a false instrument
Cap 200 s 74The offence of using a copy of a false instrument
Cap 200 s 75Offences of possessing a false instrument
Cap 200 s 76The offence of making or possessing equipment for making a false instrument
Cap 200 s 77Criminal possession
Cap 200 s 78Powers of search, forfeiture, etc.
Cap 200 s 79Abolition of offence of forgery at common law
Cap 200 s 80(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 2)
Cap 200 s 81(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 2)
Cap 200 s 82(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 2)
Cap 200 s 83(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 2)
Cap 200 Part XFALSE CERTIFICATION AND PERSONATION
Cap 200 s 84Making false entry in contract for sale of shares
Cap 200 s 85Making false entry in bank book, etc.
Cap 200 s 86Bank clerk making out false dividend warrant
Cap 200 s 87Uttering, delivering or acting under false copy or certificate of record or process of court
Cap 200 s 88Making false entry in register of births, etc.
Cap 200 s 89Making false entry in copy of register sent to registrar
Cap 200 s 90Unlawful assumption of character of member of Customs and Excise Service
Cap 200 s 91Acknowledging recognizance, etc., in name of another
Cap 200 s 92Intent to defraud particular person not necessary
Cap 200 s 93Aiders and abettors
Cap 200 s 94Fines and sureties for keeping the peace
Cap 200 Part XICOUNTERFEITING AND KINDRED OFFENCES
Cap 200 s 95Interpretation
Cap 200 s 96Meaning of "currency note" (流通紙幣) and "protected coin" (受保護硬幣)
Cap 200 s 97Meaning of "counterfeit" (偽製品)
Cap 200 s 98Offences of counterfeiting notes and coins
Cap 200 s 99Offences of passing, etc. counterfeit notes and coins
Cap 200 s 100Offences involving the custody or control of counterfeit notes and coins
Cap 200 s 101Offences involving the making or custody or control of counterfeiting materials and implements
Cap 200 s 102Criminal possession
Cap 200 s 103The offence of reproducing Hong Kong currency notes
Cap 200 s 104Offences of making, etc. imitation Hong Kong coins
Cap 200 s 105Prohibition of importation and exportation of counterfeit notes and coins
Cap 200 s 106Powers of search, forfeiture, etc.
Cap 200 s 107Designation of protected coins
Cap 200 s 108(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 109(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 110(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 111(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 112(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 113(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 114(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 115(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 116(Repealed 49 of 1992 s. 3)
Cap 200 Part XIISexual and Related Offences
Cap 200 s 117Interpretation
Cap 200 s 118Rape
Cap 200 s 118ANon-consensual buggery
Cap 200 s 118BAssault with intent to commit buggery
Cap 200 s 118CHomosexual buggery with or by man under 16*
Cap 200 s 118DBuggery with girl under 21
Cap 200 s 118EBuggery with mentally incapacitated person
Cap 200 s 118F(Repealed 18 of 2014 s. 4)
Cap 200 s 118GProcuring others to commit homosexual buggery
Cap 200 s 118HGross indecency with or by man under 16*
Cap 200 s 118IGross indecency by man with male mentally incapacitated person
Cap 200 s 118JGross indecency by man with man otherwise than in private
Cap 200 s 118KProcuring gross indecency by man with man
Cap 200 s 118LBestiality
Cap 200 s 118MAbolition of buggery at common law
Cap 200 s 118NPast offences of buggery and gross indecency by males
Cap 200 s 118OAbolition of presumption that boy under 14 incapable of sexual intercourse etc.
Cap 200 s 119Procurement by threats
Cap 200 s 120Procurement by false pretences
Cap 200 s 121Administering drugs to obtain or facilitate unlawful sexual act
Cap 200 s 122Indecent assault
Cap 200 s 123Intercourse with girl under 13
Cap 200 s 124Intercourse with girl under 16
Cap 200 s 125Intercourse with mentally incapacitated person
Cap 200 s 126Abduction of unmarried girl under 16
Cap 200 s 127Abduction of unmarried girl under 18 for sexual intercourse
Cap 200 s 128Abduction of mentally incapacitated person from parent or guardian for sexual act
Cap 200 s 129Trafficking in persons to or from Hong Kong
Cap 200 s 130Control over persons for purpose of unlawful sexual intercourse or prostitution
Cap 200 s 131Causing prostitution
Cap 200 s 132Procurement of girl under 21
Cap 200 s 133Procurement of mentally incapacitated person
Cap 200 s 134Detention for intercourse or in vice establishment
Cap 200 s 135Causing or encouraging prostitution of, intercourse with, or indecent assault on, girl or boy under 16
Cap 200 s 136Causing or encouraging prostitution of mentally incapacitated person
Cap 200 s 137Living on earnings of prostitution of others
Cap 200 s 138(Repealed 90 of 1991 s. 16)
Cap 200 s 138AUse, procurement or offer of persons under 18 for making pornography or for live pornographic performances
Cap 200 s 139Keeping a vice establishment
Cap 200 s 140Permitting girl or boy under 13 to resort to or be on premises or vessel for intercourse
Cap 200 s 141Permitting young person to resort to or be on premises or vessel for intercourse, prostitution, buggery or homosexual act
Cap 200 s 142Permitting mentally incapacitated person to resort to or be on premises or vessel for intercourse, prostitution or homosexual act
Cap 200 s 143Letting premises for use as a vice establishment
Cap 200 s 144Tenant etc. permitting premises or vessel to be kept as a vice establishment
Cap 200 s 145Tenant etc. permitting premises or vessel to be used for prostitution
Cap 200 s 145ANotification of charge, conviction etc.
Cap 200 s 146Indecent conduct towards child under 16
Cap 200 s 147Soliciting for an immoral purpose
Cap 200 s 147AProhibition of signs advertising prostitution
Cap 200 s 147BRemoval of signs advertising prostitution
Cap 200 s 147CApplication for recovery of sign
Cap 200 s 147DOrder concerning sign following acquittal under section 147A
Cap 200 s 147ERecovery of expenses from convicted person
Cap 200 s 147FObstruction
Cap 200 s 148Indecency in public
Cap 200 s 149Conviction for offence other than that charged
Cap 200 s 150Proof of exceptions
Cap 200 s 151Power of search in case of living on another's earnings of prostitution
Cap 200 s 152General power of search and seizure
Cap 200 s 153Seizure and forfeiture in respect of vice establishment
Cap 200 s 153AClosure of premises in respect of which certain offences committed
Cap 200 s 153BClosure order
Cap 200 s 153CProtection of bona fide purchaser or mortgagee
Cap 200 s 153DForfeiture of vessels in respect of which certain offences committed
Cap 200 s 153EProcedure in respect of forfeiture of vessels
Cap 200 s 153FDetermination of application for forfeiture
Cap 200 s 153GClaims for return of forfeited vessel
Cap 200 s 153HEffect of appeals and applications on closure orders, and forfeiture orders and declarations
Cap 200 s 153ISuspension order
Cap 200 s 153JVariation of conditions attached to suspension order
Cap 200 s 153KRevival of closure order
Cap 200 s 153LApplications under sections 153C, 153I, 153J and 153K
Cap 200 s 153MRegistration of notices and orders relating to premises
Cap 200 s 153NRegistration of notices and orders relating to vessels
Cap 200 s 153OObstruction
Cap 200 s 153PExtra-territorial effect of sexual offence provisions listed in Schedule 2
Cap 200 s 153QArrangement or advertisement relating to commission against a child of act outside Hong Kong that offends Schedule 2 provision
Cap 200 s 153RAmendment of Schedule 2
Cap 200 s 154Restrictions on evidence at trials for rape etc.
Cap 200 s 155Application of s. 154 to committal proceedings, District Court and summary trials
Cap 200 s 156Anonymity of complainants
Cap 200 s 157Offences and proceedings
Cap 200 s 158(Repealed 2 of 2012 s. 3)
Cap 200 s 159Transitional provisions
Cap 200 Part XIIAPRELIMINARY OFFENCES
Cap 200 s 159AThe offence of conspiracy
Cap 200 s 159BExemptions from liability for conspiracy
Cap 200 s 159CPenalties
Cap 200 s 159DRestriction on the institution of proceedings
Cap 200 s 159EAbolitions, savings and transitional provisions
Cap 200 s 159FApplication
Cap 200 s 159GAttempting to commit an offence
Cap 200 s 159HApplication of procedural and other provisions to offences under section 159G
Cap 200 s 159IOffences of attempt under other enactments
Cap 200 s 159JTrial and penalties
Cap 200 s 159KEffect on common law
Cap 200 s 159LNon-exclusivity of preliminary offences
Cap 200 Part XIIIMISCELLANEOUS OFFENCES
Cap 200 s 160Loitering
Cap 200 s 161Access to computer with criminal or dishonest intent
Cap 200 Sched 1OTHER OFFENCES OF WHICH ACCUSED MAY BE CONVICTED
Cap 200 Sched 2SEXUAL OFFENCE PROVISIONS THAT HAVE EXTRA-TERRITORIAL EFFECT




Note: Please download Adobe Acrobat ReaderDownload Acrobat Reader for viewing files in PDF format.