Introduction and Business Consultation


A business consultation e-Platform has been developed under the GovHK portal and promoted to government bureaux/departments and the business community. The business consultation e-Platform aims to facilitate the business sectors to access consultation information relating to proposed regulations, administrative measures and procedures that would impact business and to offer their views and comments.


Current Consultation Exercises

Title Consultation period
Proposals to Enhance Animal Welfare in Hong Kong  26 April 2019 to 31 July 2019


Upcoming Consultation Exercises

Title Tentative consultation period
Extension of Boundary and Period of Sham Wan Restricted Area on Lamma Island   4th Quarter of 2019
Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS) - Fourth Phase: Upgrading of existing energy efficiency grading standards  2nd half of 2019 to early 2020
Holistic Review of Waterworks Ordinance 2nd half of 2019 (tentative)
Amendment to Harmful Substances in Food Regulation (Cap. 132AF) 2019 to 2020 (Tentative)
Introduction of a Mandatory Pre-market Safety Assessment Scheme for Genetically Modified (GM) Food To be confirmed (Pending FHB consideration and advice on draft consultation document)


The list of business consultation exercises provided in this e-Platform may not be exhaustive, and there may be occasional time lapse between the publishing of information on consultation activities and posting of such information on this e-Platform.


Last revision date: May 2019
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