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  1. Safety laws target high-speed railways

    Posted Jun 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com The central government is considering legislation that would make China's railway system safer, in part by banning the hasty completion of high-speed lines. The drafted legislation comes as the national auditor ...

  2. Capital airs life ban for breaches of food safety law

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Beijing plans to ban people convicted of food-safety crimes from investing in or operating food businesses. It is one of several proposed amendments to toughen city laws. Draft changes to food-safety regulations posted on the city government website for public comment until April 25 also include new measures to deal with problem foods, the addition of illegal substances to food ...

  3. Enforce safety law on subdivided flats

    Posted Mar 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been issued requesting owners and tenants in the 11 buildings to make improvements and comply with the law or face prosecution. Since subdivided flats will probably remain part of the housing ...

  4. Annual ride to push helmet law

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for a helmet law. About 5,000 riders hope to raise HK$6 million for Pok Oi Hospital's elderly dental services. They will follow a 10-kilometre circular route between Lau Fau Shan Fire Station ... the wearing of helmets depends on the public's acceptance. So far, the views are quite diverse. 'Also, some studies in overseas countries show that helmet laws discourage cycling activities ...

  5. Laws alone cannot make roads safer

    Posted Jun 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... there is evidence of a change of attitude with the drink-driving law that took effect last month. With the number of fatalities from accidents involving alcohol sharply rising, the National People's Congress last August amended the Road Traffic Safety Law to make the offence a crime. Previously offenders were detained for up to 15 days; now they face one to six months in jail, a fine ...

  6. Public gets first look at proposed food safety law

    Posted Apr 21st 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... image, tarnished by a string of scandals. The much-anticipated draft Food Safety Law, based on the existing Food Hygiene Law, would impose tougher penalties on food manufacturers and suppliers ... on poor product quality last year and have fast-tracked the legislation. Although the law was not included in the last legislature's five-year plan, the NPC Standing Committee gave the draft ...

  7. First food safety law will punish lax officials

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee and Ivan Zhai Guangdong action to raise product quality Guangdong officials will be punished for any serious food safety incident under the first ever food safety law enacted on the mainland amid growing concerns about the quality of its products. The law, passed by the Standing Committee of the Guangdong People's Congress on Saturday, will impose tough penalties on food ...

  8. Experts hail approval of food safety law

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi The central government yesterday approved the first comprehensive law on food safety - a culmination of its recent food quality control campaign aimed at alleviating domestic and international concerns over substandard goods. The Food Safety Law had been passed in principle by the Standing Committee of the State Council and would be submitted to the National People's ...

  9. Plan for voluntary registration of food businesses to aid safety law

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... safety law is enacted. Businesses will be asked to enrol in phases, registering to enable the Centre for Food Safety to contact them if a scare develops. The new law, being formulated by the Food ... get familiar with the law's requirements. Importers and distributors of game, meat and poultry carcasses can enrol from next month; live food, animals and poultry in September; milk, ...

  10. Law on building inspections being drafted

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The government was drafting legislation for a mandatory building inspection scheme and a mandatory window inspection scheme to require private building owners to check their buildings and windows regularly, Secretary for Development Carrie Lam C ...




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