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Information on Operating Unmanned Aircraft System in the Vicinity of Correctional Institutions


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Any person operating unmanned aircraft system in the vicinity of a correctional institution should be aware that under the law in Hong Kong any person who in any manner conveys any unauthorized article into a correctional institution commits an offence. He may be guilty of Section 18 Introduction of unauthorized articles into prison of Prisons Ordinance (Cap. 234) and shall be liable on conviction to a fine of $2000 and to imprisonment for 3 years.

The public may access the guidelines on Flying Model Aircraft promulgated by Civil Aviation Department through the following link:-
http://www.cad.gov.hk/english/model_aircraft.html

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Last revision date : 03 Jan 2017