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The British Nationality (Hong Kong) (Selection Scheme) Order 1990

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.This Order may be cited as the British Nationality (Hong...

  3. 2.The selection scheme submitted to the Secretary of State by...

  4. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      SELECTION SCHEME SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNOR OF HONG KONG TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 1(1) OF THE BRITISH NATIONALITY (HONG KONG) ACT 1990

      1. PART I GENERAL

        1. 1.The scheme

        2. 2.Interpretation

        3. 3.Application of scheme

        4. 4.Classes of applicant

        5. 5.Quotas for classes of applicant

        6. 6.Transfer of application between classes

      2. PART II THE GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL CLASS

        1. 7.Interpretation

        2. 8.Restriction on applications

        3. 9.The points system

        4. 10.Quotas within the general occupational class

        5. 11.Age

        6. 12.Experience

        7. 13.Education and training

        8. 14.Special circumstances

        9. 15.Proficiency in the English language

        10. 16.Connections with the United Kingdom

        11. 17.Public or community service

      3. PART III THE MISCELLANEOUS CLASSES

        1. 18.Interpretation

        2. 19.Restriction on applications

        3. 20.The points system in the disciplined services class

        4. 21.Quotas in the disciplined services class

        5. 22.Application of the points system in the disciplined services class

        6. 23.The sensitive service class

        7. 24.The entrepreneurs class

      4. PART IV SUPPLEMENTAL

        1. 25.Equally qualified applicants

        2. 26.Recommendations in respect of more than one family member

        3. 27.Applicants possessing a citizenship of a third country

        4. 28.Effect of direction by Secretary of State

        5. 29.Applicants involved in the operation of the scheme

        6. Applicants involved in the operation of the scheme

    2. ANNEX 1

      GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL CLASS

      SPECIFIED OCCUPATIONAL GROUPS

      1. 1.Managers and administrators.

      2. 2.Business professionals.

      3. 3.Business and administration associate professionals.

      4. 4.Accountants and auditors.

      5. 5.Accounting associate professionals.

      6. 6.Engineers and related professionals.

      7. 7.Architects, planners and surveyors.

      8. 8.Engineering associate professionals.

      9. 9.Information science professionals.

      10. 10.News editors and journalists.

      11. 11.Medical doctors.

      12. 12.Physical and life science professionals.

      13. 13.Nurses and midwives.

      14. 14.Other medical professionals (except nurses and midwives).

      15. 15.Health associate professionals (except nurses and midwives).

      16. 16.Legal professionals.

      17. 17.Legal associate professionals.

      18. 18.Teaching professionals (post-secondary).

      19. 19.Educational administrators.

      20. 20.Other teaching personnel.

    3. ANNEX 2

      GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL CLASS

      AGE POINTS

    4. ANNEX 3

      GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL CLASS

      ALLOCATION OF POINTS FOR EACH YEAR'S RELEVANT EXPERIENCE FOR THOSE APPLYING IN THE MANAGERS AND ADMINISTRATORS OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

    5. ANNEX 4

      GENERAL OCCUPATIONAL CLASS

      POINTS FOR PROFESSIONAL OR VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  5. Explanatory Note

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