Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance

Technical Memorandum


12.1 Hazard Assessment (HA) shall be conducted for projects if, and only if, risk to life is a key issue with respect to Hong Kong Government Risk Guidelines. Reference shall also be made to Section 4.4.3 (a) (i) in so far as risk to life is concerned. The need for a HA and its technical requirements and procedures shall be considered by the Director subject to the advice of the authorities stated in Annex 22. The Risk Guidelines are set out in Annex 4 and Figure 1.