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Improvement works at Sham Chung Pier proposed
     The Government intends to carry out improvement works at Sham Chung Pier within an area of approximately 1.16 hectares of foreshore and seabed to the west of Sham Chung. The extent of the area affected is described in a notice published in the Government Gazette today (January 29).

     The proposed works will enhance the safety of pier users while boarding and alighting. During the construction stage, a temporary pier will be provided at the site for public use. The proposed works are scheduled to commence in mid-2022 for completion in mid-2024.              

     The notice and its related plan are posted near the site. The plan is also available for inspection at:

* Survey and Mapping Office of the Lands Department (23/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong) (where copies can be purchased on order);

* Tai Po Home Affairs Enquiry Centre of the Tai Po District Office (G/F, Tai Po Government Offices Building, 1 Ting Kok Road, Tai Po, New Territories); and

* Lands Department's website (www.landsd.gov.hk) under Government Notices.

     Any person who considers that he or she has an interest, right or easement in or over the foreshore and seabed involved may submit a written objection to the Director of Lands, 20/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong, within two months from the above-mentioned date, i.e. on or before March 29. The notice of such an objection shall describe the interest, right or easement of the objector and the manner in which he or she will be allegedly affected.
Ends/Friday, January 29, 2021
Issued at HKT 11:00
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