Security Bureau (Hong Kong)
Emblem of the Hong Kong SAR
|Headquarters||10th Floor, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong|
|Minister responsible||Lai Tung-kwok, Secretary for Security|
|Deputy Minister responsible||John Lee, Under Secretary for Security|
Joshua Law Chi-kong, Permanent Secretary for Security
|Parent agency||Chief Secretary for Administration|
|Child agencies||Auxiliary Medical Service
Civil Aid Service
Correctional Services Department
Customs and Excise Department
Fire Services Department
Government Flying Service
Hong Kong Police Force
The Security Bureau (Chinese: 保安局; Jyutping: bou2 ngon1 guk6) is a body of the Government of Hong Kong responsible for a range of activities, including law enforcement, search and rescue and administer various laws in relation to the security of Hong Kong.
The bureau is headed by the Secretary for Security.
Before 1997, it was named the Security Branch. Before 1973 it was known as the Defence Branch.
The following public entities are controlled by the bureau:
- Hong Kong Police Force
- Hong Kong Fire Services Department
- Correctional Services Department
- Customs and Excise Department
- Immigration Department
- Government Flying Service
- Civil Aid Service
- Auxiliary Medical Services
- "SECURITY BUREAU Organisation Chart 5 November 2012" (PDF). Retrieved 5 November 2012.
- "Name List of Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Government Departments". Retrieved 11 November 2012.
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