1.

NAME

 

1.1

The name in English of the Institute is “THE HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING”, HKIBIM and the name in Chinese is “香港建築信息模擬學會” hereinafter called “the Institute”.

 

2.

REGISTERED OFFICE

 

2.1

The registered office of the Institute will be situated at Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China or at such other place in the said Region as the Institute may from time to time determine.

 

3.

OBJECTIVE

 

3.1

To uphold and advance the standard of competence for the profession and to promote the interests and recognition of its members within the industry and community;

 

3.2

The Institute works on the behalf of its members:

 

 

3.2.1

To promote and advance the general education, understanding, appreciation and interest of and in building information modelling management;

 

 

3.2.2

To foster general awareness, understanding and concerted efforts in the community towards the advancement of the Objects and the issues thereof;

 

 

3.2.3

To establish and advance standards of building information management practice in the industry.

 

 

3.2.4

To establish links with relevant institutes of tertiary education, Government Bureaus/Departments, Statutory bodies and other organizations;

 

 

3.2.5

To research, facilitate and promote the means of better management of building information for improving communication, co-ordination, management, productivity, delivery time, cost, and quality throughout the whole building life cycle;

 

 

3.2.6

To provide guidance on careers in building information management profession;

 

4.

PROPERTY

 

4.1

All funds and income of the Institute shall be expended only in the promotion of the Institute.  No part of any funds income or property shall be paid or transferred the objectives of directly or indirectly to any member of the Institute except in re-imbursement of expenses incurred by him on behalf of the Institute.  No member of the Institute Committee shall be paid any honorarium.
 

5.

THE POWERS OF THE INSTITUTE COMMITTEE

 

5.1

On behalf of the Institute, the Institute Committee shall:

 

 

5.1.1 Carry out the formal functions and procedures of the Institute and ensure that they are undertaken in accordance with the Articles of Association and Code of Conduct.

 

 

5.1.2 Be responsible for the management and control of the Institute provided always that the collective wishes of the indigenous members with regard to any activity of a local nature carried out within the scope of the Code of Conduct of the Institute are in no way disregarded.

 

 

5.1.3 Determine and act upon such policies as it thinks fit towards the development of the Institute, provided always those policies are not in conflict with Institute Policy.

 

 

5.1.4 Implement or ensure the implementation of the Institute Policy.

 

 

5.1.5 Organize cultural, educational or social activities on behalf of the Institute members.

 

 

5.1.6 Arrange, either in isolation or in co-operation with other bodies, lectures, seminars and meetings of interest to the Institute’s membership

 

 

5.1.7 Liaise with professional bodies, Employers and other bodies as considered necessary by the Institute Committee, generally concerning the development of the Institute and in particular the administration and supervision of the practice qualification.
 

6.

LIABILITY OF MEMBERS

 

6.1

If, on the winding up or dissolution of the Institute, there remains after the satisfaction of all its debts whatsoever, the same shall not be paid to or distributed among the members of the Institute but shall be given or transferred to some other institution or institutions having objects similar to the objects of the Institute and which shall prohibit the distribution of its or their income among its or their members to an extent at least as great as before the time of dissolution and in default thereof by such Judge of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong SAR as may have or acquire jurisdiction in the matter.

 

6.2

The liability of the members is limited

 

 

END

Approved on 16 January 2009
Revised on 28 April 2009
Effective from 28 April 2009

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