Secretary for Security


Secretary for Security

The Secretary for Security (zh-t|t=保安局局長) is the member of the Hong Kong Government in charge of the Security Bureau, which is responsible for public safety, security, and immigration matters.

The post was created in 1973 and since the Principal Officials Accountability System was adopted in 2002, the Secretary for Security has been a member of the Executive Council.

Other areas under the secretary:

* Government Flying Service (Hong Kong)
* Hong Kong Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre
* Fire Services Department (Hong Kong)
* Customs and Excise Department (Hong Kong)
* Hong Kong Police Force
* Hong Kong Correctional Service
* Immigration Department (Hong Kong)

List of Secretaries for Security

*1973-1974George Peter Lloyd
*1974 Lewis Mervyn Davis (戴宏志) - acting
*1974 Richard Gnodde (羅以德)
*1974-1982 Lewis Mervyn Davis (戴宏志)
*1982-1988 David Gregory Jefferson (謝法新)
*1988-1990 Geoffrey Barnes
*1990-1995 Alistair Asprey (區士培)
*1995-1998 Peter Lai
*1998-2003 Regina Ip
*2003-Current Ambrose Lee


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