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HONG KONG FOOD HYGIENE ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION
The name of the Association shall be “HONG KONG FOOD HYGIENE ADMINISTRATORS
ASSOCIATION”, registered under the Society Ordinance of HKSAR Government.
The registered address of the Association shall be 11 Shek Pai Tau Road, Tower
3, 31/F., Flat F, Tuen Mun, N.T. The correspondence address of the Association shall be No.10, 9/F., Kowloon Bay Industrial Centre,
15 Wang Hoi Road, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
3.1 To provide a body representative of Hong Kong
Food Hygiene Administrators.
3.2 To improve Hong Kong food hygiene standard.
3.3 To co-ordinate and share working experience with
3.4 To organise training programmes, seminars and
other activities related to food hygiene in
upgrading the professional status of the Hong Kong
Food Hygiene Administrators.
3.5 To act as a liaison body between Hong Kong Food
Hygiene Administrators and Government departments
and other organisations.
4.1 Membership is classified into 2 categories:
(i) Individual Member – Hygiene Managers with recognised qualifications and
experience are eligible to apply as Individual Members. An Individual Member
has the right to vote.
(ii)Associate Member –Any person who is not a Hygiene Manager but possesses
other food hygiene training or working experience in food related fields is
eligible to apply as an Associate Member. An Associate Member shall have the
same benefits as an Individual Member but shall have no voting right.
(iii)Student Member – Student who is studying food related courses at a registered
institute is eligible to apply as a Student Member but shall have no voting
4.2 In applying for
membership, the applicant shall submit a completed application form.
The applicant is accepted to be a member subject to the decision of
the Assessment Board, with endorsement from the Executive Committee
and upon payment of the requisite fees.
4.3 In case of misconduct
of members, a disciplinary committee will be formed to decide on the
cancellation of membership. Executive Committee decision is required
in the case.
Members shall pay an annual subscription at an amount to be decided by the
Executive Committee. (Please see appendix item a)
6.1 An Annual General Meeting shall be held each year at which the Chairman
shall present an annual report of the Association’s work and the Treasurer
shall submit a financial report of the past year. Executive Committee members
shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting every alternate year.
(Please refer to appendix item b)
6.2 The Quorum for any General Meeting shall consist of not less than 10% of
the total number of members. Should there be an insufficient quorum the meeting
shall be reconvened within 2 weeks. At the reconvened meeting any number of
members present shall form a quorum.
6.3 Either upon a
decision of the Executive Committee or upon a written request signed
by not less than 10% of the members of the Association, the Chairman
shall call an Extraordinary General Meeting within one month of the
date of the written request.
6.4 Notice of all
General Meeting shall be given and the agenda circulated among members
at least 14 days before the meeting.
6.5 At a General Meeting
of the Association, the Chair shall be taken by the Chairman or, in
his absence, the Vice-Chairman or a member of the Executive Committee
chosen by the members of the Executive committee present. If no member
of the Executive Committee is present, the members shall elect one
of their own members as Chairman of the meeting.
6.6 At all General
Meetings, motions shall be carried by the approval of a simple majority
of the members present. In case of even number of balance, the Chairman
has the right for casting vote.
6.7 Any changes in
the Constitution shall be voted at General Meeting and must be approved
by at least 10% of the members present.
7.1 The Executive Committee shall be made up in the manner as follows:-
a) One member from the representatives of food wholesales and retailing field.
b) One member from the representatives of food management field.
c) One member from the representatives of food science or technologies field.
d) One member from the representatives of supporting organisation, The Hong
Kong Food Council
e) One member from the representatives of supporting organisation, SCOPE, City
University of Hong Kong.
f) One member from the representatives of food production industry.
g) Two members from the representatives of food caterers.
h) One member from the representatives of other food related field.
The exact definition of the food related field will be decided by the Executive
7.2 The Executive
Committee shall elect among their members a Chairman, two Vice-Chairmen,
a Treasurer, a Secretary for a term of 2 years. No person can occupy
the same official position for more than 2 consecutive terms.
7.3 Any vacancy or
vacancies on the Executive Committee shall be filled at the discretion
of the Executive Committee from among the members of the Association.
When the vacancies exceed 3 in one year, the fourth and all subsequent
vacancies shall be filled by a General election at an Extraordinary
General Meeting to be convened for this purpose.
7.4 The Quorum for
any Executive Committee Meeting shall consist of not less than 1/2
of the total number of members. Should there be an insufficient quorum
the meeting shall be reconvened within 2 weeks. At the reconvened meeting
any number of members present shall form a quorum. The Chairman shall
have one vote only. In case of equal number of balance, the voting
is void and the matter will be rediscussed.
7.5 The Executive
Committee shall meet at least 4 times a year.
7.6 The Executive
Committee shall be empowered to make regulations for the conduct of
business of their own meetings subject to the constitution of the Association.
7.7 The Official Spokeman
of the Association shall be the Chairman or a member of the Executive
Committee duly authorized by the Chairman, and no other member shall
be authorized to present the views of the Association to Government
or the public. Any official view of the Spokeman must have the prior
approval of the Executive Committee.
8. Use of
Funds of the Association shall be used to meet its current expenditure or to
organise activities as decided by the General or Extraordinary General Meeting.
In case the Association shall be involved in any debts or liabilities, it shall
be for the Committee Members of the term in which the debts or liabilities
are incurred to meet such debts or liabilities.
In case the Association should dissolve, the decision shall be made by the
General or Extraordinary General Meeting and assented to by over 10% of
all the members. Any remaining assets of the Association upon its dissolution
shall, where possible, be returned to the donors proportionately according
to their donations. In the event that donors cannot be identified or traced,
or they refuse to accept a refund within a time to be specified at the
General Meeting of Dissolution, all such funds shall be donated to recognised
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From Executive Committee decision on 12.2.2001
a) Subscription fee is HK$150 per annum w.e.f. 1.4.2001 – 31.3.2002 financial
year. For members registered after October every year, only half of the annual
subscription fee is payable.
b) Student Member can enjoy a free membership for the first year join.
c) Fiscal year commences from April to March inclusive annually.
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was unanimously amended at an Annual General Meeting of the Council
held on 2 December 2002 at