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In 1901

In 1901, Sodomy between two men is made punishable by a maximum life sentence.
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In 1861

In 1861, Offences against the Person Act is introduced, including “unnatural offences” such as sodomy and bestiality, and criminalises sex between men but not between women.
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In 1842

In 1842, Homosexuality is criminalised when Hong Kong becomes a British colony, mirroring laws of the United Kingdom.