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Licence to Dispense with the word 'Limited'

WHEREAS it has been proved to me that THE HONG KONG GENERAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE which is about to be registered under the Companies Ordinances, 1911 and 1925, as an Association Limited by guarantee is formed for the purpose of promoting objects of the nature contemplated by the 21st Section of the Companies Ordinances, 1911 and 1925 and that it is the intention of the CHAMBER that the income and property of the Association whencesoever derived shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the Association as set forth in the Memorandum of Association of the said CHAMBER, and that no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred, directly or indirectly, by way of dividend or bonus or otherwise howsoever by way of profits to the persons who at any time are or have been Members of the said Association or to any of them or to any person claiming through any of them.

NOW THEREFORE I, WILFRID THOMAS SOUTHORN, Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, the Officer Administering the Government of the Colony of Hong Kong and its Dependencies, in pursuance of powers vested in me, and in consideration of provisions and subject to the conditions contained in the Memorandum of Association of the said CHAMBER, as subscribed by ten members thereof on the 15th day of December, 1928, Do by this my Licence direct THE HONG KONG GENERAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE to be registered with limited liability without the addition of the word ''Limited'' to its name.

    GIVEN under my hand and the Public Seal of the Colony at Victoria in the Colony of Hong Kong this twentieth day of December, 1928.

    (L.S.)

W.T. SOUTHORN