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What are the consequences of failing to comply with statutory notices for Mandatory Building Inspection?

Buildings Department

A registered owner or the Owners' Corporation (OC) of a building is liable to a fine or prosecution:

ActionPenalty

Failing to comply with a statutory notice for Mandatory Building Inspection

A fine of HK$50,000 and imprisonment for 1 year; and a fine of HK$5,000 for each day during which it is proved to the satisfaction of the court that the offence has continued

Refusing to contribute to the cost of inspection, investigation, works or other action in relation to the common parts of the building

A fine of HK$25,000

Obstructing or refusing to allow a person appointed or engaged by the OC to access to any premises to carry out an inspection or repair works

A fine of HK$10,000 and imprisonment for 6 months

 

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Last update: 7 Apr 2021
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