Society For The Relief Of Disabled Children Incorporation Ordinance


Published: 1997-06-30

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Cap 1087 - SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DISABLED CHILDREN INCORPORATION ORDINANCE 1

Chapter: 1087 SOCIETY FOR THE RELIEF OF DISABLED
CHILDREN INCORPORATION ORDINANCE

Gazette Number Version Date


Long title 30/06/1997


To provide for the incorporation of the members of the Society for the Relief of Disabled Children.


[2 March 1956]

(Originally 6 of 1956)

Section: 1 Short title 30/06/1997


This Ordinance may be cited as the Society for the Relief of Disabled Children Incorporation Ordinance.

Section: 2 Interpretation 30/06/1997


In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"committee" (委員會) means the committee of The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children;
"constitution" (章程) means the constitution of The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children 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 members of the Society for the Relief of Disabled Children shall be a body corporate, hereinafter called the
corporation, and shall have the name "The Society for the Relief of Disabled Children", and in that name shall have
perpetual succession and shall and may sue and be sued in all courts in Hong Kong and shall and may have and use a
common seal, and may from time to time, break, change, alter and make anew the said seal as 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 establish, operate, manage or maintain such homes, clinics and other institutions for disabled

children or for the curing and rehabilitating of disabled children as it may think fit;
(b) to acquire, accept leases of, purchase, take or otherwise hold and enjoy any lands, buildings,

messuages or tenements of what nature or kind soever and wheresoever situate;
(c) to acquire, by purchase or otherwise, goods and chattels of what nature or kind soever;
(d) to invest moneys on deposit in any bank in Hong Kong or elsewhere in the world or in any government

bonds or on mortgage of any lands, buildings, messuages or tenements in Hong Kong or elsewhere in
the world, or in or on debentures, debenture-stocks, stocks, funds, shares or securities of any
corporation or company carrying on business in Hong Kong or of any foreign corporation carrying on
business elsewhere in the world; (Replaced 46 of 1973 s. 2. Amended 41 of 1999 s. 3)

(e) to grant, sell, convey, assign, surrender, yield up, mortgage, demise, let, reassign, transfer or otherwise
dispose of, any lands, or buildings, messuages, tenements, mortgages, debentures, debenture-stocks,
funds, securities, vessels, goods and chattels for the time being vested in the corporation, upon such
terms as the corporation may deem fit;



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(f) to erect any buildings, messuages or tenements and effect any improvement thereto;
(g) to borrow money upon such terms as the corporation shall think fit, and to raise money by public or

private subscription; and
(h) generally to do such other things as may appear to be incidental or conducive to the aims and objects

of the corporation as provided by its constitution, or the purposes aforesaid or any of them.

Section: 5 Members 30/06/1997


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

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


The existing constitution of the unincorporated Society for the Relief of Disabled Children shall be the
constitution of the corporation, but the same may be changed or amended at any time and from time to time in
accordance with its provisions for the time being in force.

Section: 7 Registration with Registrar of Companies 30/06/1997


(1) The corporation shall forward to the Registrar of Companies for registration the following-
(a) notice of the address of the registered office of the corporation and any change thereto;
(b) a copy of the constitution and any amendment thereto, certified as correct by the chairman of the

committee;
(c) a list of the names and addresses of the members of the committee, and any change therein, certified as

correct by the chairman of the committee; and
(d) the name and address of any person appointed under section 8 to sign deeds, documents and other

instruments.
(2) Notification in accordance with subsection (1) shall be made within twenty-eight days of any amendment or

change, as the case may be.
(3) Any person may inspect any of the documents registered under this section.
(4) A fee of five dollars shall be payable for registering any document under this section.
(5) A fee of one dollar shall be payable for inspecting the documents filed with the Registrar of Companies

under this Ordinance.

Section: 8 Sealing of deeds 30/06/1997


All deeds, documents and other instruments requiring the seal of the corporation shall be signed by the chairman
and the secretary of the committee or by such other person or persons as the corporation 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: 9 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)