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Guide to Application for Licences  
 
Introduction
1.

The purpose of this Guide is to provide members of the public with general information to assist them in their applications for places of amusement licence for billiard establishment, public bowling-alley and public skating rink under the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance (Cap. 132) and its subsidiary legislation.

2.

It aims to set out the general requirements for the issue of such licences and should be read by those interested in establishing and operating billiard establishment, public bowling-alley and public skating rink in Hong Kong. Although effort has been made to ensure that this Guide is complete and up-to-date, please note that revision may be made from time to time.

Legislation
3.

Under Section 92A of the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance (Cap. 132), it is an offence for any person to operate a billiard establishment with 4 or more billiard tables, a public bowling-alley or a public skating rink without a valid licence issued by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The Places of Amusement Regulations have provided for the licensing and control measures regarding such establishments.

Guide to Application
4.

Please click the Guide to Application to browse the licensing requirements of places amusement licence.

Electronic Form
5.

Pursuant to the enactment of the Electronic Transactions Ordinance, applications for new issue/renewal/transfer of a licence in electronic form would be accepted by the Licensing and Prosecution Unit of Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The relevant plans of the premise can be submitted through the following address: lpu@lcsd.gov.hk

Enquiries
6.

Should the applicant has any enquiries or questions to this Guide to Application, please contact the Licensing and Prosecution Unit at 2601 8799.

 
 
Attention

It is an offence for an applicant to provide any money or gifts to civil servants. Offenders may be prosecuted.

 
 
2007| Important notices Last revision date: 23 January, 2014