Dear Immigration Department,

I am writing to make a data access request regarding immigration detainees put in protective custody at Castle Peak Bay Immigration Centre. May I know, for each of the years between 2017 – 2022 (so far):

I) How many detainees were put in protective custody

Thank you very much for your help and attention to this matter.

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R) Pt.6

Dear Gigi Lo,

Thank you for your email dated 24 February 2022.

Regarding your application for access to information, we should be
grateful if you would define and clarify the term “protective custody” so
that we can further process your application.

If you have any enquiry, please contact the undersigned via this email.

Best Regards,

CHEUNG Kai-ho
for Director of Immigration

Dear Immigration Department,

Thank you for your query for clarification. By 'protective custody', I was referring to "protected rooms" or padded rooms, as mentioned in the following press release: https://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/press/press-...

Yours faithfully,

Gigi Lo

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R) Pt.6

Dear Gigi Lo,

Our department has received your clarified application for access to
information on 03.03.2022. Your application is now under processing.
According to paragraph 1.16 of the Code on Access to Information, our
department will inform you of the latest progress of the case separately
on or before 23.03.2022.

If you have any enquiry, please contact the undersigned via this email.

Best Regards,

CHEUNG Kai-ho
for Director of Immigration

Immigration Department

Our Reference: L/M (4) in ImmD CIC/6-5/10 (R) Pt.6

Dear Gigi Lo,
I refer to your clarified request for access to information on 3 March
2022 and our interim reply to you on 7 March 2022.  I hereby provide you
with the following information.

The Immigration Department does not maintain the requested statistics.

I hope the information is useful to you.

Best Regards,

CHEUNG Kai-ho
for Director of Immigration