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Pensions Appeal Panel


Statutory, established under Section 29B of the Pension Benefits Ordinance.

Powers and Functions

To consider and advise the Chief Executive on appeals against decision of Secretary for the Civil Service (or Heads of Department for disciplined services) to refuse to grant pension benefits, or to cancel, suspend or reduce pension benefits granted under Section 14 or 15 of the Pensions Ordinance or Section 27 or 29 of the Pension Benefits Ordinance.

Mode of Operation

Meets only when directed by the Chief Executive to consider an appeal against the decision of a designated officer.

Meetings and papers not open to the public.


Consists of three members appointed by the Chief Executive as follows:

(a) a person appointed from amongst the Judiciary, or members of the Bar or the Solicitors' profession who are not public officers;
(b) a justice of the peace who is not a public officer;
(c) a person who is neither (a) nor (b), and who is not a public officer.

Current Membership

Convenor-cum-Member : Mr CHAN Kar-lok, Walter, SBS, BBS, JP

Members :
Mr WU King-cheong, Henry, BBS, JP
Miss CHAN Wing-yi, Elaine, MH


Address : 6/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong.
Tel. No. : 2810 3182
Fax No. : 2530 0986
E-mail Address:

Useful Reference

- Pension Benefits Ordinance (Chapter 99, Laws of Hong Kong)
- Pensions Ordinance (Chapter 89, Laws of Hong Kong)

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