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Important Note

We remind you to stay vigilant to fraudulent phone calls and correspondence claiming to be from our office. We will not normally make calls to members of the public through the hotline. We will not make phone calls or write to members of the public to ask them to provide personal information or make any payment. As our hotline is operated by a central telephone system, the hotline number 2835 2500 will not be displayed. If you have any doubt, please contact our staff for verification or please call the Hong Kong Police Anti-Deception Coordination Centre 24-hour Anti-Scam Helpline 18222 for enquiry. For details, please browse the following press releases –

Press release dated 8 October 2019

Press release dated 26 July 2019

Press release dated 28 April 2017

Press release dated 5 April 2017

Public Services


District Councils


There are at present 18 district councils, 9 in the urban areas and 9 in the New Territories. There are altogether 479 DC seats for the DC term of 2020-2023.

Please click here to access the District Council Homepage.

Functions of a District Council

The functions of a District Council are -

  1. to advise the Government -
    1. on matters affecting the well-being of the people in the District;
    2. on the provision and use of public facilities and services within the District;
    3. on the adequacy and priorities of Government programmes for the District; and
    4. on the use of public funds allocated to the District for local public works and community activities; and
  2. where funds are made available for the purpose, to undertake -
    1. environmental improvements within the District;
    2. the promotion of recreational and cultural activities within the District; and
    3. community activities within the District.

DC Members’ Reference Corner

Please click here DC Members’ Reference Corner to access the DC Members' Reference Corner.