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Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board

The Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board is an independent statutory body constituted under section 32L-U of the Telecommunications Ordinance (Cap. 106) to determine appeals against the Communications Authority in enforcing fair competition in the telecommunications market in Hong Kong.

Terms of Reference

The Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board is the first ever sector-specific appeal board on competition matters in Hong Kong. It provides an independent avenue for aggrieved parties to review the decision of the Communications Authority on competition matters. Its terms of reference are as follows:

  1. To deal with appeals under section 32N of the Telecommunications Ordinance (Cap. 106) by any person or carrier licensee who is aggrieved by any opinion, determination, direction or decision of, or any sanction or remedy imposed by the Communications Authority (as the case may be) relating to sections 7K, 7L, 7M, 7N or 7P of the Ordinance.

  2. To determine appeal by upholding, varying or quashing the appeal subject matter and make consequential orders (reference: section 32O(4) of Telecommunications Ordinance).


The membership of the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board is set out as follows:

Mr John SCOTT, S.C.

Deputy Chairman
Mr Paul SHIEH Wing-tai, S.C.

Board Members Mr Samuel CHAN Ka-yan, J.P.
Miss Nancy CHAN
Mr CHUA Guan-hock, S.C
Ms Roxanne ISMAIL, S.C.
Miss Athena KUNG Ching-yee
Miss Alice LEE Suet-ching
Professor LEUNG Siu-fai
Professor LIN Feng
Professor SUEN Wing-chuen, J.P.
Ms Cleresa Wong Pie-yue

They have extensive expertise and experience in legal, economics and consumer services background.


For service of notice of appeal or further information on the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board, please address the Clerk to the Appeal Board.

Communications and Creative Industries Branch
Commerce and Economic Development Bureau
21/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices
2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3655 5754
Fax: (852) 2511 1458
  (852) 2827 0119 (confidential)

For submission of electronic information under law by virtue of the Electronic Transactions Ordinance (Cap. 553), please see the attached format, manner and procedure.