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Title: Amendments to the Lifts and Escalators (Safety) Ordinance in Hong Kong : stakeholders' views, implications, and controls beyond the statute
Authors: Lai, JHK 
Issue Date: 2013
Source: Construction law journal, 2013, v. 29, no. 2, p. 120-137
Abstract: Reviews the findings of stakeholder surveys on proposed amendments to the Hong Kong Lifts and Escalators (Safety) Ordinance, including on: (1) upgrading the qualifications for lift and escalator engineers; (2) the transitional arrangements for practising engineers; (3) the provision of separate maintenance and examination services; and (4) the appointment of third parties to provide an independent quality assurance service. Discusses case law showing the need for account to be taken of the common law principles as well as the statutory requirements on lift and escalator safety.
Keywords: Engineers
Hong Kong
Public opinion
Public safety
Quality assurance
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Journal: Construction law journal 
ISSN: 0267-2359
Rights: © 2013 Sweet & Maxwell
This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC 4.0 license
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