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District Council of Hong Kong

The District Councils are district organizations in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). It is mainly a consultative body of the HKSAR Government on district administration and other affairs. There are 18 district councils in Hong Kong, corresponding to the 18 districts of Hong Kong.

Table of contents
1 Functions
2 Constituencies
3 Terms of office
4 External Links


The councils advise the Government on the following:

District Councils also undertake the following within the respective districts with its available funds allocated by the Government:


There are a total of 529 District Council members, of which -

Terms of office

Each term of the District Council lasts for 4 years. The first term begins from Jan 1 2000, and the second term begins on Jan 1 2004.

See also:

External Links