The Lands Department posted today (June 4) notices in accordance with section 4 of the Lands Resumption Ordinance (Chapter 124) and section 4 of the Land Acquisition (Possessory Title) Ordinance (Chapter 130) for the resumption and acquisition of land for the implementation of the Northeast New Territories Landfill Extension.
A total of 10 private lots with an area of about 10 886.8 square metres will be resumed and the land being occupied by 18 graves with an area of about 253.5 sq m will be acquired. The said land will revert to or vest in the Government upon the expiry of a period of three months from the date of affixing the notices (i.e. September 5).
The site preparation and construction works of the Northeast New Territories Landfill Extension are expected to commence in 2021. About 19 million cubic metres of additional landfill capacity for waste disposal in the territory could be provided upon completion.
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