“香城 Online 犯法系列” – 20 of 20
“Hong City Online, breaking laws series” – 20 of 20
Depending on the contents, such acts may potentially amount to incitement to commit an offence and disclosing personal data obtained without consent from data users (s.64 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Cap 486). The maximum penalty for contravening section 64 is a fine of HK$1,000,000 and imprisonment for 5 years.
Under section 101I(2)(c) of the Criminal Procedure Ordinance (Cap. 221), where a person is convicted of incitement to commit an offence for which a maximum penalty is provided by any Ordinance, and no penalty is otherwise provided by any Ordinance for such incitement, he shall be liable to be sentenced to that maximum penalty.