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Appointing Consultants and Contractors
1. Q:

Is it against the law if Ken and Tung conspire to rig the tender through the submission of tenders from five different companies?

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. contrary to the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance
B. contrary to the Building Management Ordinance
C. depends on the circumstances
2. Q:

Ken reduces the consulting fees to $180,000, to save the OC the "trouble" of having to conduct an open tender exercise. To which ordinance is this related?

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. Prevention of Bribery Ordinance
B. Employment Ordinance
C. Building Management Ordinance
3. Q:

Raymond fails to disclose his relationship with his father-in-law Tung to the OC and even negotiates the contract price with Tung together with Ken.  Which rule is being violated? 

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. Code of Practice on Procurement of Supplies, Goods and Services
B. ICAC Code of Practice
C. District Office Code of Practice
 
Supervising Maintenance Works
4. Q:

Mr LAU, inspector of works from Ken's consultancy firm, gambles and goes to the Mainland for entertainment with the workers of the contractor and Mr CHAU of the building's management office.  Does it violate any law?

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. Prevention of Bribery Ordinance
B. Building Management Ordinance
C. depends on the circumstances
5. Q:

Tung has paid Raymond's share of the renovation project fees.  Can he use his relationship as a relative of Raymond as an excuse under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance?

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. yes
B. depends on the circumstances
C. no
6. Q:

Tung asks Raymond to arrange for the OC to approve the interim payment as soon as possible.  Which section of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance may be breached?

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. Section 9(3)
B. Section 4
C. Section 10
7. Q:

Which ordinance will be violated if an advantage is offered to staff of Buildings Department during inspection? 

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Explanation
     
  A:
A. Building Management Ordinance
B. Inland Revenue Ordinance
C. Prevention of Bribery Ordinance
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