Hong Kong Council Of Social Service Incorporation Ordinance


Published: 1997-06-30

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Cap 1057 - HONG KONG COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICE INCORPORATION ORDINANCE 1

Chapter: 1057 HONG KONG COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SERVICE
INCORPORATION ORDINANCE

Gazette Number Version Date


Long title 30/06/1997


To provide for the incorporation of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.


[9 March 1951]

(Originally 7 of 1951)

Section: 1 Short title 30/06/1997


This Ordinance may be cited as the Hong Kong Council of Social Service Incorporation Ordinance.

Section: 2 Interpretation 30/06/1997


In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"constitution" (章程) means the constitution of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service approved from time to time

by its members for the time being.

Section: 3 Incorporation 41 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 41 of 1999 s. 3


The Hong Kong Council of Social Service shall be a body corporate, hereinafter called the corporation, and in
that name shall have perpetual succession and shall and may sue and be sued in all courts in Hong Kong and may have
and use a common seal, and may from time to time break, change, alter and make anew the said seal as to the
corporation may deem fit.

(Amended 41 of 1999 s. 3)

Section: 4 Powers of corporation 41 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 41 of 1999 s. 3


The corporation shall have full power-
(a) to acquire, by purchase, lease, exchange or otherwise, hold and enjoy land, buildings, messuages of

tenements of what nature or kind soever and wheresoever situate, whether in Hong Kong or elsewhere;
(Amended 41 of 1999 s. 3)

(b) to acquire, by purchase or otherwise, goods and chattels of what nature or kind soever;
(c) to invest moneys on deposit in any bank in Hong Kong or in any government bonds, or on mortgage

of any land, buildings, messuages or tenements in Hong Kong or elsewhere, or in or on debentures,
debenture-stocks, stock, funds, shares or securities of any corporation or company carrying on business
in Hong Kong or elsewhere; and (Amended 41 of 1999 s. 3)

(d) to grant, sell, convey, assign, surrender, yield up, mortgage, demise, let, reassign, transfer, or otherwise
dispose of, any land, buildings, messuages, tenements, mortgages, debentures, debenture-stock, funds,
securities, goods and chattels vested in the corporation, upon such terms as the corporation may deem
fit.


Section: 5 Members 30/06/1997


The corporation shall consist of such members as provided by its constitution.



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Section: 6 Existing constitution to become constitution of corporation 30/06/1997


The existing constitution of the unincorporated Hong Kong Council of Social Service shall be the constitution of
the corporation, but the same may be changed or amended by the corporation at any time and from time to time in
accordance with the provisions of the constitution for the time being in force.

Section: 7 Filing of constitution and names of executive members 30/06/1997


A copy of the constitution of the corporation and of any amendment thereto, and a list of the names and
addresses of the members of the executive committee of the corporation for the time being, certified in each case as
correct by the chairman of the executive committee or by the secretary of the corporation, shall be forwarded to the
Registrar of Companies for registration.

Section: 8 Registration fee 30/06/1997


The corporation shall pay such fee for registering any document with any public registry as may be payable
under any enactment relating thereto.

Section: 9 Inspection and search fee 30/06/1997


Any person may inspect any of the documents registered by the corporation in pursuance of section 7, upon
payment of such fee as may be payable under any enactment relating thereto.

Section: 10 Sealing of deeds 30/06/1997


All deeds, documents and other instruments requiring the seal of the corporation shall be signed by the chairman
of the executive committee and the secretary of the corporation or by such other person or persons as the executive
committee shall from time to time appoint and such signing shall be taken as sufficient evidence of the due sealing of
such deeds, documents and other instruments.

Section: 11 Saving 41 of 1999 01/07/1997


Remarks:
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 41 of 1999 s. 3


Nothing in this Ordinance shall affect or be deemed to affect the rights of the Central Authorities or the
Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region under the Basic Law and other laws, or the rights of
any body politic or corporate or of any other persons except such as are mentioned in this Ordinance and those
claiming by, from or under them.

(Amended 41 of 1999 s. 3)

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