We are committed to assisting bureaux/departments in formulating various business facilitation measures to create a more favourable business environment for enterprises.Know More
Facilitation measure for Places of Public Entertainment Licence
To facilitate the trades in organising temporary public entertainment events, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, Buildings Department and Fire Services Department streamlined application arrangements.
Streamline the application for Places of Amusement Licences
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) has streamlined and standardised the application forms and documentation requirements for Places of Amusement Licences (applicable to Billiard Establishments, Public Bowling-alleys and Public Skating Rinks) in 2020 and 2021, which includes the merging of application forms, providing e-submission option and a checklist on the supporting documents required, thus reducing applicants’ time and administrative burden for the submissions.
Business Facilitation Advisory Committee
The Business Facilitation Advisory Committee (BFAC) advises and reports to the Financial Secretary the development and implementation of programmes and measures to facilitate business compliance with government regulations and to sustain a competitive regulatory environment for business in Hong Kong while safeguarding public interest. The BFAC, its three Task Forces and ten Business Liaison Groups provide an effective interdepartmental and cross-sector communication platform to enable business sectors to raise their opinions on regulatory proposals, and to thrash out the implementation issues of new or proposed regulations.Know More
“Be the Smart Regulator” Programme
Launched in 2007, the “Be the Smart Regulator” Programme aims to improve the efficiency, transparency and business-friendliness of licensing regime, with a view to relieving the compliance costs and administrative burdens of business sectors.Know More
Business Consultation e-platform and Business Impact Assessment
Business sectors can access consultation information relating to proposed regulations, administrative measures and procedures that would impact business via the Business Consultation e-platform, and to offer their views and comments.Know More