Old District Office North

Coordinates: 22°26′45″N114°10′14″E / 22.445706°N 114.170622°E / 22.445706; 114.170622

Old District Office North
Old District Office North
Traditional Chinese 舊北區理民府
Law Ting Pong Scout Centre
Traditional Chinese 羅定邦童軍中心

The Old District Office North, or the Law Ting Pong Scout Centre, is a building located at 20 Wan Tau Kok Lane, Tai Po in the New Territories of Hong Kong, near the Old Tai Po Police Station.[1]

The building was the headquarter of the colonial District Office of the whole New Territories . Since the 1920s it only administrative the northern part of the New Territories , as the District Office South was established.

History [ edit ]

The Old District Office North was built around 1907 and was the earliest seat of the colonial civil administration of the New Territories. Administration and land registration of the northern part of the New Territories were carried out in this building. The building still housed a magistrate's court until 1961.[2]

Conservation [ edit ]

The building was declared a monument on 13 November 1981.[3] It is now used by the New Territories Eastern Region Headquarters of The Scout Association of Hong Kong.[2]

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