Chief Secretary for Administration

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Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region

Chief Secretary for Administration
香港特別行政區政務司司長
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Incumbent
The Hon Matthew Cheung

since 16 January 2017
StyleThe Honourable
Member ofGovernment Secretariat
Executive Council
Reports toLegislative Council
ResidenceVictoria House, 15 Barker Road, The Peak
AppointerState Council of the People's Republic of China
nomination by Chief Executive
Term lengthNo longer than the Chief Executive's remaining term (No constitutional or statutory limits, but no CS would receive employment contract longer than the CE's remaining term since POAS was in place in 2002.)
Inaugural holderAnson Chan
Formation1 July 1997
SalaryHK$4.5 million p.a.[1]
WebsiteCSO
Chief Secretary for Administration
Traditional Chinese政務
Simplified Chinese政务
Cantonese YaleJingmouhsī Sījéung

The Chief Secretary for Administration (Chinese: 政務司司長), commonly known as the Chief Secretary of Hong Kong, is the most senior principal official of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

The Chief Secretary is head of the Government Secretariat which is in charge of the administration of the Region to which all other ministers belong, and is responsible for his or her policies and actions to the Chief Executive and to the Legislative Council.

Under Article 53 of the Basic Law, the position is known as "Administrative Secretary".

References[change | change source]

  1. "Remuneration package for Politically Appointed Officials serving in fifth-term HKSAR Government". Hong Kong Government.