08 February 2020 – Special arrangements and opening hours announced for public sector departments

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: Special Administrative Region
Lead People/Agency: Various public sector departments

Overview: Special arrangements announced for a number of public sector agencies and departments (particularly around opening hours for offices), including Fire Service Dept, Judiciary, Dept of Justice, Legal Aid Dept, Ombudsman, Labour Dept, Home Affairs, Leisure and Cultural Services Dept, Land Registry, Inland Revenue Dept, Rating & Valuation Dept, Working Family & Student Financial Assistance Agency, Post Offices, Agriculture Fisheries and Conservation Dept, Water Supplies Dept, Highways Dept, Civil Engineering and Development Dept, Drainage Services Dept, Lands Dept, Transport Dept, and Planning Dept.
Full details here: https://www.news.gov.hk/eng/2020/02/20200208/20200208_114420_272.html?type=category&name=covid19&tl=t

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat