2020 final register for Rural Representative Election available for inspection

     The 2020 final register for the Rural Representative Election (RRE) is available for inspection by eligible organisations/persons during ordinary business hours from today (October 16). The register includes particulars of registered electors of Existing Villages, Indigenous Villages and Composite Indigenous Villages and Market Towns. Members of the public may visit the RRE Voter Registration Information Enquiry System through the RRE website (www.had.gov.hk/rre) to check their own registration particulars. They may also call the RRE hotline on 2152 1521 during ordinary business hours to check the above-mentioned information.

     A full copy of the final register for the RRE is placed at the office of the Electoral Registration Officer located at the Home Affairs Department (HAD), 30/F, Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, while a copy of the specific divisions of the final register for a rural area that belongs to the rural committees concerned is placed at the offices of the Assistant Electoral Registration Officers in the respective New Territories District Offices. In accordance with the judgment of a judicial review case handed down by the Court of Appeal on May 21, 2020, and the order made at the hearing on May 27, 2020 (Case No. CACV 73/2020), members of the press (for operational considerations, the HAD adopts the list of subscribers of the Government News and Media Information System), political parties (i.e. political bodies/organisations which meet the specified requirements), the Heung Yee Kuk, respective Rural Committees for the relevant Rural Areas, indigenous inhabitants of the relevant Indigenous Villages and Composite Indigenous Villages and residents of the relevant Existing Villages or Market Towns for a purpose related to the election can inspect the aforementioned final registers of electors during ordinary business hours.

     Eligible organisations/persons may make appointments for inspection by calling the RRE hotline during ordinary business hours starting from today. Upon completion of initial reservation by phone, the applicant is required to fill in and return an official reservation form to the HAD by a specified deadline to confirm the reservation.

     The ordinary business hours for inspection of the final register are from 9am to 1pm and from 2pm to 6pm, Mondays to Fridays (except public holidays).

     Statistical information about the final register is available on the RRE website.

     For enquiries, please call the RRE hotline. 

Ends/Friday, October 16, 2020
Issued at HKT 9:00