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  1. This website is produced and maintained by the Judiciary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. To view this website, the following items on Windows platform are needed :
    1. (a) Windows 7 (or newer version) ;
    2. (b) Internet Explorer 11 / Google Chrome 50 (or newer version); and
    3. (c) JavaScript option enabled.
    This website is best viewed with Google Chrome 50 (or newer version) on Linux or Safari 9 (or newer version) on Apple Computer.
    For mobile device, it is best viewed with Safari 9 (or newer version) on iOS device or Google Chrome 50 (or newer version) on Android device.

  2. All pages of this website are in Unicode (UTF-8) encoding. In case the browser cannot recognize the encoding automatically (thus making the text illegible), appropriate encoding should be selected to display the text : point the mouse to the window/frame in question and select Unicode (UTF-8) from the browser menu (usually in the View-Encoding sub-menu).

  3. To view the most updated version of a web page, it is sometimes necessary to refresh/reload the page in question (e.g. by selecting View > Refresh from the Internet Explorer menu or pressing<Ctrl><F5>). If the above doesn't work, try clearing the cache by selecting the Internet Explorer menu Tools > Delete browsing history ... > Click the [Delete] button in the pop-up dialogue box "Delete Browsing History" and restart Internet Explorer.

  4. Adobe Reader is required for viewing and printing the Portable Document Format (PDF) documents. To download the latest version of Adobe Reader, please click Adobe Reader. Installation of the appropriate Chinese font packs is required for old versions Adobe Reader in opening PDF documents containing Chinese characters. Please click here for the details.

  5. Microsoft Word 2010 (or newer version) is required for viewing, filling-in and printing the MS Word documents.