Vesting of Land
Under the Housing Ordinance (Cap. 283)
Apart from the grant of land by the Government to the Hong Kong Housing Authority (HA) by way of private treaty for public housing developments, the control and management of sites for public rental housing estates may, by order, be vested in the HA in accordance with the Housing Ordinance (Cap. 283).
Under the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation Ordinance (Cap. 372)
Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation Ordinance (Chapter 372) provides in Section 7A that, where the Director of Lands is satisfied that it is necessary for the operational purposes of one or more of the railways, he may for such purposes vest in the Corporation land or interests or other rights in respect of land, subject to such terms, conditions and reservations as he may determine.
The vesting shall take effect upon the Director’s depositing in the Land Registry a plan signed by him showing the land or interests or other rights in respect of land being vested.
The Director shall, by notice in the Gazette, publish a statement that a plan has been deposited in the Land Registry pursuant to the vesting of land or interests or other rights in respect of land concerned.