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Appointments to Betting and Lotteries Commission
     The Government today (July 31) announced the appointments to the Betting and Lotteries Commission for a two-year term from August 1, 2019, to July 31, 2021. 
     Four members have been newly appointed to the Commission, including Dr Chan Po-ling, Ms Amy Fung Dun-mi, Mr Howard Ling Ho-wan and Mr Wong Hin-wing, while Ms Winnie Chiu Wing-kwan, Ms Josephine Lee Yuk-chi, Ms Viola Man Yee-wai and Dr Jennifer Ng Chui-yiu will retire.  The Chairman and other incumbent members have been re-appointed to the Commission.
     The Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, expressed his heartfelt thanks to the four outgoing members for their valuable advice and contributions to the work of the Commission. 
     The full membership of the Commission with effect from August 1, 2019, is as follows:
Mr David Fong Man-hung
Dr Chan Po-ling
Mr Kenneth Fok Kai-kong
Ms Amy Fung Dun-mi
Reverend Ho Chi-dik
Ms Elaine Ho Yee-lin
Mr Lai Tat-shing
Mr Lau Kwok-fan
Ms Fonnie Leung Fung-yee
Mr Howard Ling Ho-wan
Ms Lu Hai
Mr Andrew Wan Siu-kin
Mr Wong Hin-wing
Commissioner of Police or representative
Permanent Secretary for Education or representative
Director of Home Affairs or representative
     The function of the Commission is to advise the Secretary for Home Affairs on the regulation of the conduct of horse race betting, football betting and lotteries in accordance with the provisions of the Betting Duty Ordinance.  Under the Ordinance, the Chairman and members of the Commission are appointed by the Chief Executive.
Ends/Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Issued at HKT 15:00
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