Restaurant penalised for breaches of Covid-19 regulations

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Dear Food and Environmental Hygiene Department,

I am writing to make official requests for the following information.

In relation to the mandatory requirement to use LeaveHomeSafe mobile app under the Prevention & Control of Disease (Requirements & Directions) (Business & Premises) Regulation):

1. The number of restaurants inspected by the Department since its implementation on 9 December 2021
2. The number of prosecutions/warnings/fine tickets issued against restaurants for failing to ensure their customers scanned the LeaveHomeSafe mobile app since its implementation on 9 December 2021
3. The number of prosecutions/warnings/fine tickets issued against restaurant customers for failing to scan the LeaveHomeSafe mobile app since its implementation on 9 December 2021
4. Whether the Department has received any complaints about the Department selectively/wrongfully prosecuting or issuing warning/fine tickets to some restaurants/customers; if yes, please provide statistics on the number, detail of such complaints and follow-up action (if any) taken by the authority.

Yours faithfully,
Ms. Wai

食物及衞生局

1個附件

Our Ref.: ( 4 ) in L/M (10265) to FEHD BAS 6-5/5/1
Tel. No.: 2867 5513
Fax No.: 2521 7261

Ms. WAI
Email: [FOI #1062 email]

Dear Ms. WAI,

Application for Access to Information

I refer to your application for access to information received on
19 April 2022.

The requested information is attached at Annex. For enquiries
related to access to information, please contact the undersigned at 2867
5513.

Yours sincerely,

(Ms. Helen LAW)
for Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene

(See attached file: Annex_10265.pdf)