Types of Rural Representatives and their Functions

Village Representative Kaifong Representative
Indigenous Inhabitant Representative Resident Representative
  • is returned by electors of Indigenous/ Composite Indigenous Village.
  • to reflect views on the affairs of an indigenous village on behalf of the indigenous inhabitants of that Village
  • to deal with all affairs relating to the lawful traditional rights and interests, and the traditional way of life, of those indigenous inhabitants.
  • is returned by electors of Existing Village.
  • to reflect views on the affairs of a village on behalf of the residents of that village.
  • shall not deal with any affairs relating to the lawful traditional rights and interests of indigenous inhabitants.
  • is returned by electors of Cheung Chau/ Peng Chau Market Town.
  • to reflect views on the affairs of the respective Market Towns (i.e. Cheung Chau / Peng Chau) on behalf of the residents.