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3. What are the penalties for non-compliance by employers? 

An employer who fails to comply with section 6(1) can be fined for HK$3,000,000 on summary conviction and HK$10,000,000 on conviction on indictment. If he does so intentionally, knowingly or recklessly, he can be imprisoned for 6 months or 2 years respectively on top of the fines.


For completeness, we could also mention the penalty for summary conviction and specify that the penalty stated here are the maximum penalty for conviction on indictment (serious cases).