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Owners fined for not furnishing particulars within the time period specified in requisition forms (Cases with judgments delivered on 13 November 2020)

On 13 November 2020, the owners of 14 tenements were fined at the Eastern Magistrates' Courts after pleading guilty to charges of not furnishing particulars within the time period specified in requisition forms issued in 2019 for the general revaluation of the year 2020/21.

Item Property District Nature of Offence Judgment
1 Residential Jardine’s Lookout Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
2 Residential North Point Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
3 Residential Quarry Bay Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
4 Residential Quarry Bay Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
5 Residential Sai Wan Ho Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
6 Residential Ho Man Tin Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
7 Residential Kowloon Tong Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
8 Residential Tai Kok Tsui Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,400 under the Ordinance.
9 Residential Sai Wan Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 2,000 under the Ordinance.
10 Residential Sai Wan Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,400 under the Ordinance.
11 Residential Wan Chai Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
12 Residential Tin Hau Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
13 Residential Tsim Sha Tsui Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.
14 Residential Mong Kok Having refused or neglected to furnish particulars within the time period specified in a requisition form, contrary to section 46(a) of the Rating Ordinance. Defendant was convicted and fined $ 1,500 under the Ordinance.

Under the Rating Ordinance or the Government Rent (Assessment and Collection) Ordinance, any person who knowingly makes a false statement or refuses to furnish any of the particulars specified in the requisition form shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $25,000 or $10,000. A person convicted of any of the aforesaid offences under any or both of the aforesaid Ordinances shall be liable to an additional fine equivalent to 3 times the amount of rates and/or Government rent undercharged.



26 November 2020
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