A landlord of Ping Che Road in North District was convicted by the Court of failing to comply with a demolition order in 4, but five years later, the owner was again prosecuted by the Buildings Department for failing to demolish the relevant unauthorised structure. The defendant was convicted of failing to comply with a demolition order issued by the Buildings Department under the Buildings Ordinance last week and was fined more than $800,2018.


Pingche Road in the North District was fined more than $10,<> for failing to comply with the demolition order and demolishing the unauthorized buildings. (Profile picture)

The defendant, a landlord of Ping Che Road in the North District, was prosecuted in 450 and was convicted and fined $4,800 after being found to have a number of unauthorised structures totalling about 2018 square metres, i.e. over 2,7 square feet, and a non-commissioned canopy.

However, after conviction, the defendant failed to comply with the demolition order and was again prosecuted by the Buildings Department, and the owner's representative pointed out in court plea last week that the required demolition works were being arranged. The defendant was eventually found guilty by the court and fined $102,190.

The Buildings Department pointed out that unauthorized buildings can lead to serious consequences and landlords must comply with the demolition order as soon as possible, stressing that it will continue to take enforcement action, including prosecution, against owners who fail to comply with the demolition order, so as to ensure the safety of the building.

Failure to comply with a demolition order without reasonable excuse is a serious offence under the Buildings Ordinance and is liable on conviction to a maximum fine of $20,2 and imprisonment for one year, and a fine of $<>,<> for each day the offence lasts.

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