Under the Genetically Modified Organisms (Control of Release) Ordinance, an expert group consisting of members appointed by the Secretary for the Environment was established to advise the Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation (the Director) on the administration of the Ordinance.
Terms of Reference
The Expert Group shall advise the Director upon any question which he may refer to it in connection with the administration of the Ordinance, including the processing of individual GMO approval applications, variation requests and non-disclosure requests, and the granting of exemptions.
To ensure that the Director will be able to benefit from relevant expert advice when different areas of GMO issues are involved, the Expert Group comprises members who are public officers and members who are not public officers and appointed from different sectors, including -
- Environmental protection,
- Biotechnology, and
(A term of two years with effect from 20 June 2015 to 19 June 2017)
Professor WONG Woon-chung, Jonathan, M.H., J.P.
Ms. AU Sin-lun, Catherine
Dr. CHEN Xue-ping
Professor CHENG Hon-ki, Christopher
Professor CHU Ka-hou
Ms. KIU Kin-yan, Judy
Professor LAM Hon-ming
Dr. LAU Lok-ting, Terence
Ms. LAU Yuen-yee, Vicky
Professor LEUNG Mei-yee, Kenneth
Dr. LO Sze-chung, Clive
Dr. MAN Chi-sum, J.P.
Mr. SO Kwok-yin, Ken
Dr. TSE Tin-yau, Anthony
Mr. WONG Hing-keung
Ms. WONG Lai-yin, Idy
Dr. WONG TAAM Chi-woon, Vivian, J.P.
Assistant Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation (Conservation)
Assistant Director of Health with Principal Medical and Health Officer as alternate member
Assistant Director of Environmental Protection (Nature Conservation and Infrastructure Planning) with Senior Administrative Officer (Nature Conservation) as alternate member
Agenda and Notice of Meeting
Discussion Paper of Meeting
Minutes of Meeting