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About ERB

Constitution of the Board (as set out in Section 3 of the Engineers Registration Ordinance Cap 409)

  1. There is established a board to be known as the Engineers Registration Board which shall be a body corporate having perpetual succession and a common seal.
  2. The Board shall consist of not less than 20 members appointed by the Council and, in addition, may include one member appointed by the Chief Executive.
  3. The Chief Executive shall give notice in the Gazette of every appointment made under this section.
  4. The Council shall not appoint a person as a member of the Board unless he is a member of the Institution.

Functions of the Board (as set out in Section 7 of the Engineers Registration Ordinance Cap 409)

The Board shall -

  1. establish and maintain a register of registered professional engineers;
  2. designate disciplines within the engineering profession under which a person may be registered as a registered professional engineer;
  3. set and review the qualification standards for registration as a registered professional engineer and related registration matters;
  4. advise the Government and the Institution on registration matters;
  5. examine and verify the qualifications of persons who apply for registration as registered professional engineers;
  6. receive, examine, accept or reject applications for registration and renewal of registration as a registered professional engineer;
  7. deal with disciplinary offences in accordance with this Ordinance;
  8. keep proper records of its proceedings and accounts; and
  9. carry out such other functions as this Ordinance may prescribe.