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Trade and Industry Department The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
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Legal and Administrative Actions

Legal Sanctions Against Breach of the Law

Administrative Actions

  • The Department may institute administrative actions against the traders / registered business irrespective of any legal action which may be instituted against them.  These administrative actions may involve, but shall not necessarily be confined to, any or all of the following:
    • suspension and revocation of any registration granted under the Textiles Trader Registration Scheme without refund of the registration fee, and the refusal to renew any registration;
    • suspension of all licensing facilities and all certification facilities;
    • rejection of a licence/certificate of origin application;
    • or in the event that a licence/certificate of origin has already been issued, cancellation, suspension and/or revocation of the licence/certificate of origin.

The Department does not accept any responsibility that may arise from the administrative actions so taken.