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against advertisement purposes
1. Section 20, Consumer Council
Ordinance provides, among others, that unless with the Council'
written consent, no person shall, with a view to promoting or
disparaging any goods, services or immovable property or promoting
any person's image, publish any advertisement which either
expressly or by implication makes reference to the Council, its
publication or findings of tests or surveys conducted by or on
behalf of the Council.
2. The full text of Section 20 is as
"(1) No person shall, with a view
to promoting or disparaging any goods, services or immovable
property or promoting the image of any person, publish or cause to
be published any advertisement which either expressly or by
implication makes reference to-
(b) any committee,
member, agent or employee of the Council;
(c) the Council's
publication or finding of tests or surveys conducted by or on
behalf of the Council; or
(d) any other
information published by the Council, without written consent of
(2) Any person
who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable to
a fine of $100000.
(3) For the purpose of subsection (1) "advertisement"
(廣告) may be constituted by
any words, whether written or spoken, or any picture, drawing,
visual image, figure or article-
(a) appearing in
any publication; or
(b) brought to the notice of the
public or any section of the public in any other way."