Security Bureau (Hong Kong)
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Security Bureau Hong Kong

Security Bureau
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Agency overview
Formed1973
Headquarters10th Floor, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Sonny Au, Under Secretary for Security
Agency executive
  • Carol Yip, Permanent Secretary for Security [1]
Child agencies
Websitewww.sb.gov.hk
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Politics and government
of Hong Kong
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Security Bureau
Chinese
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The Security Bureau is a body of the Government of Hong Kong responsible for policies of the maintenance of law and order, exercising immigration and customs control, rehabilitating offenders and drug abusers, and providing emergency fire and rescue services.

The bureau is headed by the Secretary for Security.

Before 1997, it was named the Security Branch. Before 1973 it was known as the Defence Branch.

Subordinate entities

The following public entities are controlled by the bureau:

See also

References

  1. ^ "Name List of Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Government Departments". Retrieved 2012.

External links



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