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Chapter:

200 PDFTitle:CRIMES ORDINANCEGazette Number:2 of 2012
Section:7Heading:Incitement to disaffectionVersion Date:17/02/2012

(1) Any person who knowingly attempts to seduce-

        (a) (Repealed 2 of 2012 s. 3)
        (b) (Repealed 20 of 1997 s. 25)
        (ba) any member of the Government Flying Service; (Added 54 of 1992 s. 19)
        (c) any police officer; or
        (d) any member of the Hong Kong Auxiliary Police Force, (Amended L.N. 362 of 1997)
from his duty or allegiance to Her Majesty shall be guilty of an offence. [cf. 1934 c. 56 s. 1 U.K.]
(1A) Any person who knowingly attempts to seduce any member of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army from his duty or allegiance to the People’s Republic of China is guilty of an offence. (Added 2 of 2012 s. 3)
(2) Any person who-
        (a) knowing that any member or officer mentioned in subsection (1) or (1A) is about to desert or absent himself without leave, assists him in so doing; or (Amended 2 of 2012 s. 3)
        (b) knowing such member or officer to be a deserter or absentee without leave, conceals him or assists him in concealing himself or assists in his rescue from custody,
shall be guilty of an offence.
(3) Any person who, with intent to commit or to aid, abet, counsel or procure the commission of an offence under subsection (1) or (1A), has in his possession any document of such a nature that the dissemination of copies thereof among the members or officers mentioned in subsection (1) or (1A) would constitute such an offence, shall be guilty of an offence. (Amended 2 of 2012 s. 3) [cf. 1934 c. 56 s. 2(1) U.K.]
(4) Any person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on conviction upon indictment to a fine of $5000 and to imprisonment for 2 years. [cf. 1934 c. 56 s. 3(1) U.K.]
(5) The court by or before which a person is convicted of an offence under this section may order any documents connected with the offence to be destroyed or dealt with in such other manner as may be specified in the order; but no documents shall be destroyed before the expiration of the period within which an appeal may be lodged, and if an appeal is lodged no document shall be destroyed until after the appeal has been finally determined or abandoned. [cf. 1934 c. 56 s. 3(4) U.K.]
(6) No prosecution for an offence under this section shall be instituted without the consent of the Secretary for Justice. (Amended L.N. 362 of 1997) [cf. 1934 c. 56 s. 3(2) U.K.]