• Types of Membership

    Membership of the College shall be divided into:




    Honorary Fellows


    The Council shall be entitled at their discretion to appoint Honorary Fellows of the College.



    Ad Hominem Fellows

    The Council shall be entitled at their discretion to appoint Ad Hominem Fellows of the College. Every candidate to be an Ad Hominem Fellow shall be proposed and seconded by five fellows of the College and:


    (a) shall possess such Surgical qualifications and current and past practice within the field of Surgery (in Hong Kong or elsewhere) as the council may from time to time at their discretion approve as meeting the requirement for Ad Hominem Fellowship of the College, and
    (b) shall, in the opinion of the Council, be a medical practitioner of distinction or high professional honour or achievement.



    Fellows

    • Fellowship without examination

    After the date of the First Annual General Meeting every candidate to be a Fellow by election without examination shall be a registered medical practitioner in Hong Kong or a Relevant Registered Trainer proposed and seconded by five Fellows of the College and shall with his application submit evidence of such Surgical qualifications and current and past practice within the field of Surgery as a registered medical practitioner in Hong Kong or as a practitioner in medicines anywhere outside Hong Kong as the Council may from time to time approve as meeting the necessary requirement for the Fellowship of the College. Such application shall be submitted to the Secretary and upon approval by the Council and payment of the entrance fee and the annual membership fee such applicant shall become a Fellow.


    • Fellowship of The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong

    Any registered medical practitioner in Hong Kong or any Relevant Registered Trainee who have respectively completed any training and passed any examination prescribed by the Council in accordance with regulations made pursuant to Article 14 shall be entitled upon written application to the Council and subject to approval by the Council and payment of the entrance fee and the annual membership fee from time to time fixed by the Council to be a Fellow of the College.

    The subscribers to the Memorandum of Association of the College shall be Fellows of the College.


    Ordinary Members

    Ordinary Members shall be eligible to enjoy all the privileges of the College except the power of voting at general meetings of the College (or in the election of Councillors) and being a Councillor.

    Any registered medical practitioner in Hong Kong or any Relevant Registered Trainee who have completed any training and passed any examination respectively as the Council shall from time to time require shall be eligible to be an Ordinary Member of the College.

    Every candidate for Ordinary Membership of the College shall be proposed and seconded by two Fellows and shall apply in writing in such form as the Council may from time to time decide and pay the annual membership fee from time to time fixed by the Council.

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