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Invitation of Nomination to Architects Registration Board (“ARB”) 2020-2022 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

The Council of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) will appoint 10 members of the Institute (a person who is a Member or a Fellow under the constitution of the Institute) to ARB for the new term of two years commencing 17 May 2020. Provisions relating to the constitution, tenure, functions and powers of ARB under the ARO are enclosed 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 and the basic requirements for ARB members as endorsed by HKIA Council.

Should you be interested in being nominated, please register your interest to HKIA Secretariat by fax no. at 2519 6011 or email by 12:00 noon, 8 April 2020 by returning the completed reply slip (DOC | PDF) and including your brief CV in 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.

[ARO] | [HKIA Guidelines][Basic Requirements endorsed by HKIA Council] | [Reply Slip (DOC | PDF)]