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Title Registration

New Territories Indigenous Villagers

Q1: Will the provisions relating to t'so, t'ong and appointment of trustees in the New Territories Ordinance (Cap. 97) be amended by the LTO?
A: The LTO does not affect the provisions in relation to t'so, t'ong and appointment of trustees under the New Territories Ordinance (Cap. 97).
Q2: Will Chinese customs and Chinese customary rights be preserved under the title registration system?
A: Chinese customs and Chinese customary rights are preserved under the LTO as overriding interests. This means that land in the New Territories (other than land exempted from Part II of the New Territories Ordinance (Cap. 97)) is subject to these rights whether the rights are registered in the Title Register or not.