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Government posts land resumption notices for drainage improvement works in Yuen Long
     The Lands Department today (September 14) posted land resumption notices in accordance with section 4 of the Lands Resumption Ordinance (Chapter 124) and section 14 of the Roads (Works, Use and Compensation) Ordinance (Chapter 370) for the implementation of a drainage improvement project and the associated road works in Yuen Long.

     Seventeen private lots with a total area of about 1 469 square metres will be resumed by the Government. The land will revert to the Government upon the expiry of a period of three months from the date of affixing the notices (i.e. December 15).

     The Government will maintain close liaison with the relevant land owners and affected parties, and properly handle their compensation matters.

     The works mentioned above will improve the drainage systems of Lin Fa Tei, Sung Shan New Village and Shan Ha Tsuen in Yuen Long to enhance the drainage capacity. The works are expected for completion in stages in around four years.
Ends/Thursday, September 14, 2023
Issued at HKT 12:20
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