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Under the provisions of the Ozone Layer Protection Ordinance, Chapter 403, Laws of Hong Kong (Opens a new window) , certain ozone depleting substances are subject to quota and licensing control. The export of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), halons, methyl chloroform, methyl bromide, carbon tetrachloride, hydrobromofluorocarbons (HBFCs) and hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) as listed in the Schedule to the Ozone Layer Protection Ordinance, Chapter 403, Laws of Hong Kong (Opens a new window) , must be covered by a valid licence issued by Trade and Industry Department (Opens a new window) under the delegated authority from the Director of Environmental Protection. Export licences covering ozone depleting substances are only issued to traders registered under the Ozone Layer Protection Ordinance. In addition, a permit issued by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (Opens a new window) is also required for the export of methyl bromide.

Ozone Depleting Substances