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  3. Such information must be reproduced accurately.
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  1. The authorization only applies to the use of those information prepared by the Hong Kong Observatory and owned by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  2. The Authorization is non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable.
  3. The applicant / authorized person may need to provide draft, layout, demonstration and direct access to the displayed information at the request of the Hong Kong Observatory.
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    4. The authorized person re-disseminates the Hong Kong Observatory's information in a false, incomplete or misleading way.
  6. The authorized person should not reproduce or re-disseminate information from the Hong Kong Observatory website after revocation of the authorization.

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Last revision date: <02 Jan 2013>