Home Affairs Bureau

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Home Affairs Bureau
Hong Kong SAR Regional Emblem.svg
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Agency overview
Formed 1997
Headquarters 12/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong
Minister responsible
Agency executive
Parent agency Chief Secretary for Administration
Child agencies
Website www.hab.gov.hk

Home Affairs Bureau (Chinese: 民政事務局; Cantonese Yale: Màhnjing Sihmouh Gúk) is one of the policy bureaux of the Hong Kong Government.

One of the important roles of the Home Affairs Bureau is to enhance liaison and communication with all sectors of the community including the Legislative Council and the general public.

Tsang Tak-sing has been the Secretary for Home Affairs since July 1, 2007. Fung Ching Suk-yee is the Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs since 2014.


Home Affairs is responsible for policies such as:

  • Social Harmony and Civic Education
  • District, Community and Public Relations
  • Recreation, Sport and Entertainment Licensing
  • Culture

List of agencies linked to HAB:

Government Departments

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