Electrical and Mechanical Services Department

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The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD; Chinese: 機電工程署) is a Hong Kong government department responsible for inspection and enforcement of operation and safety of many electricity and gas installations; railways and trams; lifts and escalators; amusement rides; working platforms on building sites, and many other diverse areas. The department has two main branches: Regulatory Services and Trading Services. The department falls under the purview of the Development Bureau. The current Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services is Mr Frank Chan.[1] The two deputy directors are Mr . W. H. SIT, JP(Regulatory Services) and Mr. T. H. TAI, JP(Trading Services).

Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Hong Kong
Employees 349 (March 2010) [2]
Annual budget HK$463.7m (2009-10) [3]
Agency executive
  • Frank F. Chan, Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services
Website www.emsd.gov.hk

Regulatory Services

Trading Services

There are three branches under the Trading Services and each branch is led by an assistant director.

  • Engineering Services Branch 1
  • Engineering Branch 2
    • General Engineering Services Division
    • Municipal Sector Division
    • Health Sector Division
  • Corporate Support and Business Development Branch

Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance

The building energy codes are enforced under the aegis of the Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance, promulgated September 21, 2012.[4]

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