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Guidelines on Election-related Activities in respect of the District Council Election

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Logo : District Council Election
  IMPORTANT(open in new window)

  KEY INFORMATION(open in new window)

  ABBREVIATIONS AND TABLE OF CONTENTS(open in new window)

CHAPTER 1   INTRODUCTION(open in new window)
CHAPTER 2   REGISTRATION OF ELECTORS AND VOTING SYSTEM(open in new window)
CHAPTER 3   NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES(open in new window)
CHAPTER 4   POLLING AND COUNTING ARRANGEMENTS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 5   ELECTION PETITIONS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 6   APPOINTMENT AND ROLES OF ELECTION AGENT, ELECTION EXPENSE AGENTS, POLLING AGENTS AND COUNTING AGENTS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 7   ELECTION ADVERTISEMENTS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 8   ELECTIONEERING AT THE LIVING OR WORKING PLACES OF ELECTORS, PREMISES OF ORGANISATIONS TO WHICH ELECTORS BELONG AND BUILDINGS WHICH ELECTORS FREQUENT(open in new window)
CHAPTER 9   ELECTION MEETINGS (open in new window)
CHAPTER 10   ELECTION BROADCASTING, MEDIA REPORTING AND ELECTION FORUMS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 11   USE OF SOUND AMPLIFYING DEVICE AND VEHICLES (open in new window)
CHAPTER 12   ELECTIONEERING ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED IN SCHOOLS OR PARTICIPATED BY SCHOOL PUPILS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 13   PROHIBITION AGAINST CANVASSING ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE POLLING STATIONS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 14   EXIT POLL(open in new window)
CHAPTER 15   ELECTION EXPENSES AND DONATIONS(open in new window)
CHAPTER 16   CORRUPT AND ILLEGAL CONDUCT(open in new window)
CHAPTER 17   NAMEDROPPING(open in new window)
CHAPTER 18   PARTICIPATION IN ELECTION-RELATED ACTIVITIES BY CIVIL SERVANTS AND OFFICIALS UNDER THE POLITICAL APPOINTMENT SYSTEM AND ATTENDANCE OF PUBLIC FUNCTIONS BY BOTH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND CANDIDATES(open in new window)
CHAPTER 19   COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE(open in new window)

APPENDICES

APPENDIX A   ACTION CHECKLIST FOR CANDIDATES(open in new window)
APPENDIX B   SUBMISSION METHOD, FORMATS AND STANDARD ON SENDING ELECTRONIC COPY OF ELECTION ADVERTISEMENT AND DECLARATION(open in new window)
APPENDIX C   METHODS OF FOLDING OF ELECTION MAIL(open in new window)
(Note: The Post Office has recently updated the methods of folding of election mail. Please click here for the updated folding methods.) (open in new window)
APPENDIX D   CANVASSING ACTIVITIES WHICH ARE FORBIDDEN WITHIN A NO CANVASSING ZONE (open in new window)
APPENDIX E   CONDUCT OF ELECTIONEERING ACTIVITIES AND ELECTION MEETINGS IN PREMISES UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF THE HOUSING DEPARTMENT AND THE HONG KONG HOUSING SOCIETY(open in new window)
APPENDIX F   OFFICE OF THE PRIVACY COMMISSIONER FOR PERSONAL DATA, HONG KONG: GUIDANCE ON ELECTIONEERING ACTIVITIES(open in new window)
(Note: The Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong has recently updated the guidance on electioneering activities. Please click here for the updated guidance.)(open in new window)
APPENDIX G   GUIDANCE NOTE ON SAFE CONDUCT OF ELECTION-RELATED ACTIVITIES (open in new window)
APPENDIX H   APPLICATION FOR A PERMIT UNDER S4(17) OF SUMMARY OFFENCES ORDINANCE, CAP.228 FOR NON-CHARITABLE PURPOSES - ADMINISTRATIVE GUIDELINES AND LICENSING CONDITIONS FOR THE ISSUE OF PUBLIC FUND-RAISING PERMITS FOR NON-CHARITABLE PURPOSES (open in new window)
APPENDIX I   OBSERVATIONS MADE BY THE COURT IN AN ELECTION PETITION RELATING TO A TV PROGRAMME ON 2010 LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL BY-ELECTION(open in new window)
APPENDIX J   FAIR AND EQUAL TREATMENT OF CANDIDATES BY THE PRINT MEDIA(open in new window)
APPENDIX K   APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR THE APPROVAL OF FLOAT DESIGN(open in new window)
APPENDIX L   ITEMS OF EXPENSES WHICH MAY BE COUNTED TOWARDS ELECTION EXPENSES(open in new window)
APPENDIX M   GUIDELINES FOR MUTUAL AID COMMITTEES(open in new window)
APPENDIX N   FORM OF CONSENT OF SUPPORT(open in new window)
APPENDIX O   GUIDELINES FOR CANDIDATES ON SENDING ELECTION ADVERTISEMENTS TO REGISTERED ELECTORS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE CORRECTIONAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT (open in new window)

  INDEX(open in new window)

 

 

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