Liquor Licensing Board (Hong Kong)

Liquor Licensing Board
Licensing body overview
Jurisdiction   Hong Kong
Headquarters Room 106, 1/F, 258 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai
Minister responsible
  • James WONG Kong-tin, Chairman
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Winnie FAN Chui-wah, Vice-Chairman
Parent department Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
Key document
  • Dutiable Commodities (Liquor) Regulations, Cap. 109B
Website Official website
Liquor Licensing Board
Traditional Chinese 酒牌局

The Liquor Licensing Board (Chinese: 酒牌局, LLB) is the licensing body for the sale of alcohol in Hong Kong. LLB is responsible for licensing and not retail sales. Alcohol is sold freely at commercial retail stores in Hong Kong.

History [ edit ]

The LLB was created to replace the licensing boards formerly organised under the Urban Council and Regional Council, which were disbanded at the end of 1999.

Management [ edit ]

The LLB is governed by a board that consists of a chair, vice-chair and nine appointed board members. The agency is under the jurisdiction of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. Members of the board are appointed by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong.

Current LLB Chairman is James WONG Kong-tin.

Enforcement [ edit ]

Laws enforced by the LLB include:

  • Dutiable Commodities Ordinance, Cap 109
    • Cap 109 B Regulations 17
  • Dutible Commodities (Liquor) Regulations

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