Heung Yee Kuk
The Heung Yee Kuk, officially the Heung Yee Kuk N.T., is a statutory advisory body representing establishment interests in the New Territories, Hong Kong. The council is a powerful organisation comprising heads of rural committees which represent villages and market towns.
Heung Yee Kuk Building in Shek Mun.
|Headquarters||30 On Muk Street, Shek Mun, Sha Tin, NT|
|Heung Yee Kuk|
|Literal meaning||Rural Council|
The organisation has its own functional constituency seat in the Hong Kong Legislative Council. Despite having less than 150 registered voters, it also controls 26 seats on the 1200-member committee which selects the chief executive of Hong Kong.