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Invitation of Nomination to Architects Registration Board under Architects Registration Ordinance (Cap. 408)

Invitation of Nomination to Architects Registration Board under Architects Registration Ordinance (Cap. 408)

The Architects Registration Ordinance (Chapter 408) is an Ordinance to provide for the registration of architects and disciplinary control of the professional activities of registered architects, and for related matters. The Ordinance applies to any person who is involved in the design, construction or fitting out of buildings and who describes himself as an architect.

The Architects Registration Board is a body corporate established under the Ordinance having perpetual succession and a common seal. The below 4 committees, appointed by the Board, are formed to deal with specific works for the ARB:

1) Education & Accreditation Committee

2) House Committee
3) Legal Affairs Committee
4) Registration Committee

Since an ARB Member has recently resigned from the Board, the Council will appoint 1 Member or Fellow of the Institute to hold office in place of such member for the balance of the period, e.g. until 16 May 2020.

Please click here the provisions relating to the constitution, tenure, functions and powers of ARB under the ARO for your information.

This nomination is open to all HKIA Members for expression of interest.  Members with relevant experiences relating to the ARB’s functions would be given due consideration. You are advised to read through the enclosed 
HKIA Guidelines on Nominating Members to External/ Government Advisory and Statutory Bodies.

Should you be interested in being nominated, please register your interest to HKIA Secretariat by fax no. at 2519 6011 or email: on or not later than 9 August 2019 by returning the completed reply slip and including your brief CV on 1 page A4 size listing out the number of external/government advisory and statutory bodies that you are currently serving for HKIA’s consideration of appointment.

HKIA Council would consider the nominations at its next meeting scheduled for 7 September 2019, and put forward the name of the appointee to the Chief Executive for official appointment by government gazette.

The appointee is expected to attend ARB meeting in late September 2019, the soonest.