A detailed implementation programme with phasing and packaging of works for the NDA project is being formulated. Director of Environmental Protection approved the Environmental Impact Assessment Report of HSK NDA (EIA-248/2016) with conditions on 15 December 2016. Amendments to the relevant statutory Outline Zoning Plans have been gazetted in May 2017. Other preparatory work associated with the development project will follow. Subject to resources availability, part of the works will be undertaken as Advance Works Package and its detailed design has commenced in 2017. Construction works are tentatively scheduled to commence in 2019 and will be completed by phases with the first population intake expected in 2024. Other major works will start after the commencement of the Advance Works. The whole HSK NDA project is expected to be completed by 2037/38.