Message from PFMD Chairman (May 2014)



Joint Forum on the Property Management Services Bill

The Property Management Services Bill was published in the Gazette on 25.4.2014 and was also introduced to the Legislative Council (LegCo) for its 1st Reading and the commencement of the 2nd Reading Debate on 7.5.2014.

Members can obtain details of the Bill via the following links:






In order to gauge members’ views and gain their feedback on the Bill before the 2nd Reading Debate, Committee Stage, and 3rd Reading resume, with their dates to be posted, the major stakeholders of the industry, including the Chartered Institute of Housing Asian Pacific Branch (CIHAPB), the Department of Public Policy, the City University of Hong Kong (CITYU), the Hong Kong Association of Property Management Companies (HKAPMC), the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management (HKIFM), the Hong Kong Institute of Housing (HKIH), the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors’ Property and Facility Management Division (HKIS PFMD), the Housing Managers Registration Board (HMRB), and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), will jointly organise the subject forum on 7 June 2014. Thereafter, members’ feedback on the forum will be sent to LegCo and the Home Affairs Department as a joint letter to highlight their concerns before the bill is enacted. Members are welcome to attend the above forum to express their views on the Property Management Services Bill.



香港測量師學會代表團包括物業設施管理組上任主席及現任義務司庫郭岳忠測量師,物業設施管理組前主席楊文佳測量師及本組現任副主席熊傳笳測量師,一行 16人,由會長郭志和測量師率領,得到天津市統戰部王平副部長,悉心安排下,於 4 28 日至 30 日赴天津考察。分別與天津市委統戰部及天津市規劃局作交流,藉此機會介紹香港測量師學會各組別的專業範圍,以對測量師的專業知識作進一步了解。會面期間亦討論到中港兩地雙方資格互認的情況。在統戰部的安排下,代表團同時也把握這機會參觀「 天津科學技術館」,「利順德大飯店博物館」,「天津市規劃展覽館」,「天津港保稅區」和 「五大道遊覽區」,對天津經濟發展和文化風情更加了解,從而尋找開拓發展的機會,此行獲益良多,也為兩地相關的專業提供一個知識交流的平台,對學會將來的發展有莫大脾益。