Hong Kong’s Development Bureau is banking on a raft of legislative amendments to shave down the land formation process. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s Development Bureau is banking on a raft of legislative amendments to shave down the land formation process. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong sets sights on shaving up to 6 years off land formation process by first half of 2023, as advocacy group warns of reduced public input

  • Development Bureau says changes to legislation would also empower officials to take action against landowners damaging unrestricted rural areas with ecological value
  • But advocacy warns amendments could limit public input, making it easier for controversial land development projects to be approved

Hong Kong’s Development Bureau is banking on a raft of legislative amendments to shave down the land formation process. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong’s Development Bureau is banking on a raft of legislative amendments to shave down the land formation process. Photo: Sam Tsang
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