Public Consultation on the
Proposed Amendments to the Fire Safety (Buildings) Ordinance
(Cap. 572)


The Government has launched a public consultation on the proposal to amend the Fire Safety (Buildings) Ordinance (Cap. 572) (“the Ordinance”) to empower the enforcement authorities to carry out fire safety improvement works for owners of old composite and domestic buildings, who have failed to comply with the requirements of the Ordinance, and to recover the relevant fees from them afterwards.  The Government is inviting the public to offer views on the above proposal.


Please send your views to the Security Bureau by mail, facsimile or email within the consultation period, i.e. from 5 July 2022 to 13 September 2022. 

Address :

B Division, Security Bureau
- Public Consultation on the Proposed Amendments to the Fire Safety (Buildings) Ordinance (Cap. 572)
9/F, East Wing, Central Government Offices
2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong

Fax :

2868 9159

E-mail :


For ease of responding to this consultation exercise and to facilitate subsequent analysis, members of the public may download the response form at the link above to submit their views.


It is optional for members of the public to supply their personal data when providing views on the consultation paper.  The submissions and personal data collected may be transferred to the relevant Government bureaux and departments for purposes directly related to this consultation exercise.  The Government bureaux and departments receiving the data may only use the data for such purposes.


The names and views of individuals and organisations who/which put forth submissions in response to the consultation paper (“senders”) may be published for public viewing.  We may, either in public or private discussions, or in any subsequent report, cite comments submitted in response to the consultation paper.


To safeguard senders’ personal data privacy, we will remove senders’ relevant data, such as contact details, identification numbers, and signatures when publishing their submissions.


We will respect the wish of senders to remain anonymous and/or keep the views confidential in part or in whole.  If the senders request anonymity in the submissions, their names will be removed when publishing their views.  If the senders request confidentiality, their submissions will not be published.


If the senders do not request anonymity or confidentiality in the submissions, it will be assumed that the senders can be named and the views can be published in their entirety.


Any sender providing personal data to the Security Bureau in the submission will have rights of access and correction with respect to such personal data. Requests for data access and correction of personal data should be made in writing to the correspondence address as set out above.


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