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Authorised Signatory Registration System: What you need to know

Contractors in Hong Kong who carry out building or street works must be registered with the Buildings Department, either as a general building contractor, specialist contractor and/or minor works contractor. This seminar will provide you with a brief introduction to the current contractors' registration system.

Tue 24 Jul 2018
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
RICS Hong Kong office, Room 3707-09, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong
2 hours CPD


Under the Buildings Ordinance (BO), a Registered General Building Contractor (RGBC) or a Registered Specialist Contractor (RSC) should provide continuous supervision for carrying out building or street works in accordance with the Safety Supervision Plan. Every Registered Contractor (RC) must appoint authorised representatives to act for the purposes of the BO, and the appointed representative is commonly known as the “Authorized Signatory” (AS).

This seminar provides a brief introduction of the Authorized Signatory Registration System, which includes:

  1. Contractors Registration System
  2. Authorised Signatory Registration System
  3. Contractors Registration Committee (CRC)
  4. AS Interview Mechanism
  5. Aspects of assessment of knowledge
  6. Statistical Data of RCs and ASs
  7. The way forward

Meet the speaker:

Cr Daniel SHUM, BSc MSc FRICS FHKICM MHKIE MHKIS, Chartered Surveyor, Registered Inspector, Registered Construction Manager, Registered Professional Engineer & Surveyor, AS of RGBC & Ex-CRC Panel Member

Cr Daniel is a multi-disciplinary professional with over 25 years' experience in the construction industry and property development sector in Hong Kong, China and Singapore. He specialises in project and construction management, engineering and surveying, as well as property development in residential, office and commercial premises.

He is currently the Director of Kim Hung Construction & Engineering Co., Ltd. and is responsible for the construction operation and property development of the company. He has actively serving the community and construction industry by participating in different boards, committees and panels regarding sustainable construction industry of Hong Kong.


  • RICS professional HK$300
  • Non-RICS professional HK$360
  • APC trainee HK$300
  • Visa

  • Mastercard

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