Extension of polling hours for Tung Chung Catholic School polling station

The following is issued on behalf of the Electoral Affairs Commission:
     Attention TV and radio duty announcers. Please broadcast the following special announcement immediately, and repeat it at frequent intervals:
     The Electoral Affairs Commission (EAC) announced that the opening of the poll for the 2016 Legislative Council General Election this morning (September 4) was delayed for three minutes at the polling station at Tung Chung Catholic School (T0201), as longer time was used to complete specific procedures before the start of the poll. After taking into consideration relevant circumstances, the EAC has decided to extend the polling hours for the polling station to 10.33pm.
     According to section 5(g) of the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance, the Commission may do such other incidental act or thing or exercise such powers as it considers necessary or expedient for the performance of its functions under this or any other Ordinance.
     For enquiries, please call the election hotline on 2891 1001.

Ends/Sunday, September 4, 2016
Issued at HKT 19:38