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[IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT] Adoption of the New Articles of Association and Change of Name of the Institute
04/05/2020

***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT***

Adoption of the New Articles of Association and
Change of Name of the Institute


Dear Members,

The General Council is pleased to announce that subsequent to the passing of special resolutions in relation to the proposed (i) Adoption of the newly approved《Articles of Association》by the Registrar of Companies and (ii) Change of Name of the Institute at the Extraordinary General Meeting held on 1 April 2020 at HKICM Secretariat Office, the Registrar of Companies has granted a licence to dispense with the word “Limited” and the characters “有限公司” under section 103 of the Companies Ordinance, Cap 622 and issued the《Certificate of Incorporation on Change of Name》on 27 April 2020. Hence, the name of the Institute has been changed from “Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers, Limited 香港營造師學會有限公司” to “Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
香港營造師學會” with effect from 27 April 2020.

The changes are made so as to comply with the new Companies Ordinance, Chapter 622 (CO) commenced on 3 March 2014 which abolished the Memorandum of Association while the Articles of Association will remain as well as to sustain the Institute’s main object in promoting effective governance and advance the efficient management of construction industry by the continued development of the study and practice of professionalism in construction management and administration.

Other than the above changes, the Institute will continue to operate in its current structure and there has been no change in address and contact details (including telephone & fax numbers and e-mail address).

We look forward for your continual support of the Institute. As always, we will continue to serve our members with the same devotion and quality which you have come to expect from us.

Regards
The Secretariat
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
4 May 2020