Notice of 2016 Annual General Meeting

Date : 30 Jun 2016
Time : 19:30
Venue : Large Lecture Theatre, 2nd Lower Ground Floor, La Salle College

Notice is hereby given under section 40 of the Articles of Association (the “Articles”) of the Association that an annual general meeting (the “Annual General Meeting”) of the Association will be held on Thursday, 30 June 2016 at 19:30 in the Large Lecture Theatre, 2nd Lower Ground Floor, La Salle College, 18 La Salle Road, Kowloon for the following purposes:—

  1. To receive the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 March 2016 together with the President’s Report;
  2. To elect the following office-bearers and members of the committee of the Association (the “Committee”) for 2016-2017:—

(a) President
(b) Vice President
(c) Honorary Treasurer
(d) Honorary Secretary
(e) 12 members of the Committee

  1. To re-appoint CWCC, Certified Public Accountants, as the auditors of the Association; and
  2. To transact any other business.

Members’ attention is drawn to Article 43 of the Association which is reproduced below:—

“43. The office-bearers and the Committee members shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting from the members of the Association. A candidate for election must be proposed by one and seconded by another member and the nomination shall be received by the Returning Officer not less than two clear days before the Annual General Meeting. Every member of the Association present at the meeting shall be entitled to vote for as many candidates as there are vacancies to be filled. Candidates up to the number of vacancies who shall receive most votes shall be declared elected and in the case of two or more candidates receiving an equal number of votes, a second or subsequent ballots shall be held until a candidate receives most votes.”

Any member who wishes to stand for election at the Annual General Meeting should complete the nomination form attached to this notice and return it to the Returning Officer appointed by the LSCOBA Committee 2015-2016 on or before Monday, 27 June 2016. Members are also encouraged to bring their membership cards to the Annual General Meeting to facilitate the conduct of business, although there would be facilities to verify members’ identity without the membership cards.

Eric Chow (00)
Honorary Secretary 2015-2016

The registration for the above meeting will start at 18:30 on 30 June 2016. Light refreshments will also be served.