Chinese Medicine Ordinance

CHINESE MEDICINE ORDINANCE

Cap 549
Long title
Cap 549 s 1
Short title and commencement
Cap 549 s 2
Interpretation
Cap 549 s 3
Establishment of Council
Cap 549 s 4
Composition of Council
Cap 549 s 5
Terms of appointment of members
Cap 549 s 6
Replacement members
Cap 549 s 7
Vacation of office
Cap 549 s 8
Temporary members
Cap 549 s 9
Disqualification
Cap 549 s 10
Council secretary and legal adviser
Cap 549 s 11
Functions of Council
Cap 549 s 12
Establishment of boards
Cap 549 s 13
Composition of Practitioners Board
Cap 549 s 14
Composition of Medicines Board
Cap 549 s 15
Appointment to boards
Cap 549 s 16
Terms of appointment of members
Cap 549 s 17
Replacement members
Cap 549 s 18
Vacation of office
Cap 549 s 19
Temporary members
Cap 549 s 20
Disqualification
Cap 549 s 21
Cessation of membership
Cap 549 s 22
Continuation of membership
Cap 549 s 23
Board secretary and legal adviser
Cap 549 s 24
Functions of boards
Cap 549 s 25
Committees of boards to be set up
Cap 549 s 26
Registration Committee
Cap 549 s 27
Examination Committee
Cap 549 s 28
Disciplinary Committee of Chinese Medicine Practitioners
Cap 549 s 29
Chinese Medicines Committee
Cap 549 s 30
Chinese Medicines Traders Committee
Cap 549 s 31
Regulatory Committee of Chinese Medicines Traders
Cap 549 s 32
Provisions applicable to Disciplinary Committee of Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Regulatory Committee of Chinese Medicines Traders
Cap 549 s 33
Terms of appointment to committees under this Part
Cap 549 s 34
Replacement members
Cap 549 s 35
Vacation of office
Cap 549 s 36
Temporary members
Cap 549 s 37
Disqualification
Cap 549 s 38
Cessation of membership
Cap 549 s 39
Establishment of committees
Cap 549 s 40
Appointment to committees
Cap 549 s 41
Chairmen of committees
Cap 549 s 42
Legal adviser to committees
Cap 549 s 43
Dissolution of committees
Cap 549 s 44
Application of provisions
Cap 549 s 45
Meetings
Cap 549 s 46
Validity of proceedings
Cap 549 s 47
Questions to be decided by majority
Cap 549 s 48
Transaction of business by circulation of papers
Cap 549 s 49
Standing orders relating to meetings
Cap 549 s 50
Application of Part VII of Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance
Cap 549 s 51
Registrar
Cap 549 s 52
Register
Cap 549 s 53
Publication of Register and evidence of registration, etc.
Cap 549 s 54
Alterations to Register
Cap 549 s 55
Powers of Practitioners Board to direct or order alterations to Register
Cap 549 s 56
Powers of Practitioners Board to order removal of names from Register
Cap 549 s 57
Service of notice and order of removal from Register
Cap 549 s 58
Restoration to Register
Cap 549 s 59
Practitioners Board to set and conduct Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 60
Practitioners Board to determine syllabus, etc.
Cap 549 s 61
Eligibility for undertaking Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 62
Notification and review, etc. of results of Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 63
Certificate of passing Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 64
Restriction on number of attempts
Cap 549 s 65
Fees payable in respect of Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 66
Review of decision in relation to Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 67
Qualifications for registration under section 69
Cap 549 s 68
Application for registration
Cap 549 s 69
Registration
Cap 549 s 70
Refusal of application for registration
Cap 549 s 71
Cases involving previous conviction and professional misconduct
Cap 549 s 72
Certificate of registration
Cap 549 s 73
Certificate verifying registration and certificate of standing
Cap 549 s 74
Title of registered Chinese medicine practitioners
Cap 549 s 75
Privileges of registered and listed Chinese medicine practitioners
Cap 549 s 76
Registered Chinese medicine practitioner not to practise without practising certificate
Cap 549 s 77
Cases involving previous convictions and professional misconduct
Cap 549 s 78
Currency of a practising certificate
Cap 549 s 79
Obligations of practising certificate holders
Cap 549 s 80
Deeming provision in relation to practising certificate
Cap 549 s 81
Recovery of fees for practising certificates
Cap 549 s 82
Continuing education in Chinese medicine
Cap 549 s 83
Limited registration
Cap 549 s 84
Application for limited registration
Cap 549 s 85
Approval of limited registration
Cap 549 s 86
Limits of limited registration
Cap 549 s 87
Certificate of limited registration
Cap 549 s 88
Refusal of application for limited registration
Cap 549 s 89
Provisions relating to renewal of limited registration
Cap 549 s 90
List maintained by Practitioners Board
Cap 549 s 91
Removal from the list
Cap 549 s 92
Alternative qualifying requirements
Cap 549 s 93
Exemptions from Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 94
Registration assessment
Cap 549 s 95
Requirement to undertake Licensing Examination
Cap 549 s 96
Notification and review, etc.
Cap 549 s 97
Appeals
Cap 549 s 98
Disciplinary powers of Practitioners Board
Cap 549 s 99
Meetings of Practitioners Board for purpose of an inquiry
Cap 549 s 100
Powers of Practitioners Board in regard to obtaining of evidence and conduct at proceedings
Cap 549 s 101
Appearance of counsel, etc.
Cap 549 s 102
Service of orders made by Practitioners Board
Cap 549 s 103
Appeals against orders of Practitioners Board
Cap 549 s 104
Publication of orders
Cap 549 s 105
Penalty for failure to give evidence
Cap 549 s 106
Penalty for not complying with an order regarding non-disclosure of information
Cap 549 s 107
Fraudulent registration, etc.
Cap 549 s 108
Unlawful use of title, etc. and practise without registration
Cap 549 s 109
Restriction on sale, etc. of Schedule 1 medicines
Cap 549 s 110
Possession of Schedule 1 medicines
Cap 549 s 111
Restriction on sale, etc. of Schedule 2 medicines
Cap 549 s 112
Application of Schedules 1 and 2
Cap 549 s 113
Amendment of Schedules 1 and 2
Cap 549 s 114
Licensing of retailers in Chinese herbal medicines
Cap 549 s 115
Licensing of wholesale dealers in Chinese herbal medicines
Cap 549 s 116
Duration and renewal of licences
Cap 549 s 117
Certified copy of licences
Cap 549 s 118
Provision for transitional licensing of Chinese herbal medicines traders
Cap 549 s 119
Proprietary Chinese medicines to be registered
Cap 549 s 120
Application for registration of proprietary Chinese medicines to be made by manufacturers, importers, etc.
Cap 549 s 121
Registration of proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 122
Factors relevant to determination of application for registration
Cap 549 s 123
Duration and renewal of registration
Cap 549 s 124
Variation of registered particulars of registered proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 125
De-registration of proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 126
Publication of registered proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 127
Certified copy of certificate of registration
Cap 549 s 128
Provision for transitional registration of proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 129
Clinical trials and medicinal tests
Cap 549 s 130
Certificate of sale of proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 131
Restriction on manufacture of proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 132
Licensing of manufacturers
Cap 549 s 133
Certificate for manufacturer
Cap 549 s 134
Restriction on sale, etc. of proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 135
Licensing of wholesale dealers in proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 136
Duration and renewal of licences
Cap 549 s 137
Certified copy of licences, etc.
Cap 549 s 138
Provision for transitional licensing of proprietary Chinese medicines traders
Cap 549 s 139
Powers to suspend, revoke, etc. licences
Cap 549 s 140
Review of decisions
Cap 549 s 141
Right of appeal to Court of First Instance
Cap 549 s 142
Chinese herbal medicines to be labelled
Cap 549 s 143
Proprietary Chinese medicines to be labelled
Cap 549 s 144
Package inserts for proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549 s 145
Change of address of premises, etc.
Cap 549 s 146
Inspection and enforcement of Ordinance
Cap 549 s 147
Power of entry and search in relation to domestic premises
Cap 549 s 148
Protection of informers
Cap 549 s 149
Protection of public officers
Cap 549 s 150
Liability for acts of servants
Cap 549 s 151
Commencement of proceedings
Cap 549 s 152
Forfeiture
Cap 549 s 153
Provision of information
Cap 549 s 154
Disclosure of confidential information obtained officially
Cap 549 s 155
Offences and penalty
Cap 549 s 156
Defence
Cap 549 s 157
Delegations
Cap 549 s 158
Exemptions
Cap 549 s 159
Service of notices and orders
Cap 549 s 160
Fees not repayable
Cap 549 s 161
Regulations
Cap 549 s 162
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 163
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 164
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 165
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 166
(Omitted as spent)
Cap 549 s 167
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 168
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 169
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 170
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 171
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 172
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 173
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 174
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 s 175
Consequential Amendments
Cap 549 sched 1
CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINES
Cap 549 sched 2
CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINES
Cap 549 sched 3
FUNCTIONS OF BOARDS
Cap 549 sched 4
FUNCTIONS OF COMMITTEES
Cap 549 sched 5
DELEGATIONS
 
 

CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS (FEES) REGULATION

Cap 549B
Empowering section
Cap 549B s 1
(Omitted as spent)
Cap 549B s 2
Fees
Cap 549B s 3
Disposal of fees received
Cap 549B
SCHEDULE
 
 

CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS (REGISTRATION) REGULATION

Cap 549C
Empowering section
Cap 549C s 1
(Omitted as spent)
Cap 549C s 2
Interpretation
Cap 549C s 3
Form of practising certificate
Cap 549C s 4
Copies of certificates
Cap 549C s 5
Renewal of limited registration
Cap 549C s 6
Reference to the Disciplinary Committee
Cap 549C s 7
Consideration of reference
Cap 549C s 8
Referral of case to the Board for inquiry
Cap 549C s 9
Consolidation of subject matters and amendment of notice of inquiry
Cap 549C s 10
Documents to be available to other party
Cap 549C s 11
Notice to produce
Cap 549C s 12
Adjournment of inquiry
Cap 549C s 13
Record of proceedings
Cap 549C s 14
Opening of inquiry
Cap 549C s 15
Objections on point of law
Cap 549C s 16
Order of procedures
Cap 549C s 17
Postponement of determination
Cap 549C s 18
Notice of determination
Cap 549C s 19
Evidence
Cap 549C s 20
Deliberation of the Board
Cap 549C s 21
Powers of the Board in regard to obtaining of evidence and conduct at proceedings
Cap 549C s 22
Application for review
Cap 549C s 23
Consideration of representations
Cap 549C s 24
Notification of decision
Cap 549C s 25
Application for appeal under section 97 of Ordinance
Cap 549C s 26
Withdrawal of appeal
Cap 549C s 27
Representations and appearance at hearing of appeal
Cap 549C s 28
Non-appearance of parties
Cap 549C s 29
Hearing to be in public
Cap 549C s 30
Powers of Council
Cap 549C s 31
Notification of decision
Cap 549C s 32
Council may regulate its own procedure
Cap 549C s 33
Application for inclusion in the list
Cap 549C s 34
Alternative qualifying requirements
Cap 549C s 35
Proof of service of documents
Cap 549C s 36
Obligation to attend and give evidence
Cap 549C
SCHEDULE
 
 

CHINESE MEDICINE PRACTITIONERS (DISCIPLINE) REGULATION

Cap 549D
Empowering section
Cap 549D s 1
(Omitted as spent)
Cap 549D s 2
Interpretation
Cap 549D s 3
Receipt and submission of complaint or information
Cap 549D s 4
Clarification and support for complaint or information
Cap 549D s 5
Reference of case to Committee
Cap 549D s 6
Consideration of complaint, etc. by Committee
Cap 549D s 7
Referral of case to the Board for inquiry
Cap 549D s 8
Consolidation of charges and amendment of notice of inquiry
Cap 549D s 9
Documents to be available to other party
Cap 549D s 10
Notice to produce
Cap 549D s 11
Adjournment of inquiry
Cap 549D s 12
Record of proceedings
Cap 549D s 13
Opening of inquiry
Cap 549D s 14
Objections on point of law
Cap 549D s 15
Defendant may admit any charge
Cap 549D s 16
Order of procedures
Cap 549D s 17
Postponement of determination
Cap 549D s 18
Notice of determination
Cap 549D s 19
Postponement of making a disciplinary order
Cap 549D s 20
Address before making a disciplinary order
Cap 549D s 21
Notice of postponement of disciplinary order
Cap 549D s 22
Evidence
Cap 549D s 23
Deliberation of the Board
Cap 549D s 24
Proof of service of documents
 
 

CHINESE MEDICINE (FEES) REGULATION

Cap 549E
Empowering section
Cap 549E s 1
Commencement
Cap 549E s 2
Fees
Cap 549E s 3
Disposal of fees received
Cap 549E
SCHEDULE
 
 

CHINESE MEDICINES REGULATION

Cap 549F
Empowering section
Cap 549F reg 1
Commencement
Cap 549F reg 2
Interpretation
Cap 549F reg 3
Licensing requirements in respect of applications made under section 114 of the Ordinance
Cap 549F reg 4
Licensing requirements in respect of applications made under section 115 of the Ordinance
Cap 549F reg 5
Licensing requirements in respect of applications made under section 132 of the Ordinance
Cap 549F reg 6
Licensing requirements in respect of applications made under section 135 of the Ordinance
Cap 549F reg 7
General duties of holders of retailer licences
Cap 549F reg 8
Other duties of holders of retailer licences-keeping of records
Cap 549F reg 9
Additional duties of holders of retailer licences in respect of Schedule 1 medicines
Cap 549F reg 10
Additional duties of holders of retailer licences in respect of Schedule 2 medicines
Cap 549F reg 11
General duties of holders of wholesaler licences in Chinese herbal medicines
Cap 549F reg 12
Additional duties of holders of wholesaler licences in Chinese herbal medicines in respect of Schedule 1 medicines-selling restrictions
Cap 549F reg 13
Additional duties of holders of wholesaler licences in Chinese herbal medicines in respect of Schedule 1 medicines-keeping of records
Cap 549F reg 14
Additional duties of holders of wholesaler licences in Chinese herbal medicines in respect of Schedule 2 medicines-keeping of records
Cap 549F reg 15
Particulars to be registered for proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549F reg 16
General duties of holders of manufacturer licences
Cap 549F reg 17
Other duties of holders of manufacturer licences-keeping of documents relating to acquisition of ingredients
Cap 549F reg 18
Other duties of holders of manufacturer licences-keeping of manufacturing records
Cap 549F reg 19
Other duties of holders of manufacturer licences-keeping of transaction records
Cap 549F reg 20
General duties of holders of wholesaler licences in proprietary Chinese medicines
Cap 549F reg 21
Other duties of wholesalers in proprietary Chinese medicines-keeping of transaction records
Cap 549F reg 22
Chinese herbal medicines to be labelled
Cap 549F reg 23
Labelling of containers of Schedule 1 medicines by wholesale dealers
Cap 549F reg 24
Labelling of containers of Schedule 2 medicines by wholesale dealers
Cap 549F reg 25
Proprietary Chinese medicines to be labelled
Cap 549F reg 26
Labelling of proprietary Chinese medicines to be sold in Hong Kong
Cap 549F reg 27
Labelling of proprietary Chinese medicines to be exported
Cap 549F reg 28
Requirements for package inserts
Cap 549F reg 29
Duration of licences
Cap 549F reg 30
Duration of certificates
Cap 549F reg 31
Offences and penalties
Cap 549F reg 32
Exemptions for applications for retailer licences
Cap 549F reg 33
Exemptions for persons or institutions concerned with education or scientific research
Cap 549F reg 34
Exemptions for proprietary Chinese medicines imported for re-export and conducting clinical trials or medicinal tests
Cap 549F reg 35
Exemptions for proprietary Chinese medicines manufactured in Hong Kong and to be exported
Cap 549F reg 36
Exemptions for proprietary Chinese medicines compounded by Chinese medicine practitioners or in accordance with prescriptions given by Chinese medicine practitioners
Cap 549F reg 37
Exemptions for proprietary Chinese medicine manufactured in accordance with prescriptions given by Chinese medicine practitioners and to be administered or supplied to their patients
Cap 549F reg 38
Certificate of sale of proprietary Chinese medicine
Cap 549F reg 39
Manufacturer licence
Cap 549F reg 40
Certificate for manufacturer
Cap 549F Sched 1
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS REGARDING KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE OF RESPONSIBLE PERSONS
Cap 549F Sched 2
OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
Cap 549F Sched 3
CERTIFICATE OF SALE OF PROPRIETARY CHINESE MEDICINE
Cap 549F Sched 4
MANUFACTURER LICENCE
Cap 549F Sched 5
CERTIFICATE FOR MANUFACTURER
 
 

CHINESE MEDICINES TRADERS (REGULATORY) REGULATION

Cap 549G
Empowering section
Cap 549G s 1
(Omitted as spent)
Cap 549G s 2
Interpretation
Cap 549G s 3
Receipt and submission of complaint or information
Cap 549G s 4
Clarification and support for complaint or information
Cap 549G s 5
Submission of case to Committee
Cap 549G s 6
Consideration of complaint, etc. by Committee
Cap 549G s 7
Date to be fixed for Board meeting for consideration of complaint or information
Cap 549G s 8
Consolidation of complaints
Cap 549G s 9
Amendment of notice of meeting
Cap 549G s 10
Procedures of meeting
Cap 549G s 11
Adjournment of meeting
Cap 549G s 12
Deliberation of the Board
Cap 549G s 13
Informing defendant of the Board's decision
Cap 549G s 14
Suspension or revocation of licence not to take immediate effect
Cap 549G s 15
Board not required to inquire into conviction