The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is required to

¡§. . . maintain the role of Hong Kong as an international and regional centre of aviation.¡¨
Article 128 of the Basic Law

¡§That, the Panel on Economic Services and the Panel on Planning, Lands and Works urge the government to expedite the provision of a permanent commercial heliport and associated facilities in the central business district of the Hong Kong Island, and, under the principle of no unlawful reclamation, allow the heliport at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre to accommodate both commercial uses by helicopter operators and government uses.¡¨
Legco Joint Panel Motion, 28 February 2005