A new legal amendment would expand a compensation scheme for commuters injured or killed during inclement weather. Photo: Nora Tam A new legal amendment would expand a compensation scheme for commuters injured or killed during inclement weather. Photo: Nora Tam
A new legal amendment would expand a compensation scheme for commuters injured or killed during inclement weather. Photo: Nora Tam

Legal amendment to expand compensation for Hong Kong commuters hurt or killed in inclement weather

  • The current compensation scheme only covers deaths and injuries incurred under a No 8 typhoon signal or higher, or under a red or black rainstorm warning
  • The amendment will expand that coverage to include periods of ‘extreme conditions’, which can be announced by the chief secretary

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A new legal amendment would expand a compensation scheme for commuters injured or killed during inclement weather. Photo: Nora Tam A new legal amendment would expand a compensation scheme for commuters injured or killed during inclement weather. Photo: Nora Tam
A new legal amendment would expand a compensation scheme for commuters injured or killed during inclement weather. Photo: Nora Tam
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