Security Bureau (Hong Kong)
The Security Bureau (Chinese: 保安局) is a body of the Government of Hong Kong responsible for a range of activities, including law enforcement, search and rescue, and the administration of various laws in relation to the security of Hong Kong.
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|Headquarters||10th Floor, East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong|
|Parent agency||Chief Secretary for Administration|
|Yale Romanization||Bóu ngōn guhk|
|Jyutping||Bou2 ngon1 guk6|
The bureau is headed by the Secretary for Security.
Before 1997, it was named the Security Branch. Before 1973 it was known as the Defence Branch.
The following public entities are controlled by the bureau:
- "Name List of Permanent Secretaries and Heads of Government Departments". Retrieved 11 November 2012.