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Appointments to Toys and Children's Products Safety Appeal Board Panel announced

     The Government today (December 15) announced the appointments of Ms Vicci Lau Yat-ji and Miss Abigail Wong Kei-yee as the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Toys and Children's Products Safety Appeal Board Panel respectively. Mr Chan Ming-kei, Mr Desmond Cheung Chung-fu, Ms Pauline Lo Po-lin, Dr Shum Ho-cheung and Mr Jerome Wong Ching-long are appointed as new members and Miss Cheung Yee-mei, Dr Chung Wah-fuk and Professor Vivian Yam Wing-wah are re-appointed as members of the Appeal Board Panel. The appointments will take effect on January 1, 2018, for a term of two years.

     The Toys and Children's Products Safety Appeal Board Panel is established under section 15 of the Toys and Children's Products Safety Ordinance. The Panel's membership with effect from January 1, 2018, will be as follows:

Chairman
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Ms Vicci Lau Yat-ji

Deputy Chairman
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Miss Abigail Wong Kei-yee

Members
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(1) Scientists or technologists with relevant expertise in toys or children's products

Dr Chung Wah-fuk
Dr Shum Ho-cheung
Professor Vivian Yam Wing-wah

(2) Persons from the toys or children's products industry

Mr Chan Ming-kei
Mr Desmond Cheung Chung-fu
Miss Cheung Yee-mei

(3) General public

Ms Pauline Lo Po-lin
Mr Jerome Wong Ching-long

     Members of the Panel will form the Appeal Board, which is responsible for hearing appeals against enforcement decisions or actions taken by the Commissioner of Customs and Excise under the Toys and Children's Products Safety Ordinance. When appointed, the Board shall consist of the Chairman or Deputy Chairman of the Panel, who shall be the Chairman of the Board, and one member from each of the member categories of the Panel.

Ends/Friday, December 15, 2017
Issued at HKT 11:00