Constitution

List of the latest important documents to the Union. 

The Constitution is the basis of the Union’s power and operation. It outlines the aims of the Union and the privilege of its membership. It also provides the fundamental structure and directions for the Union’s authorities, including General Polling, General Meeting, Annual Election, the Council, the Union Executives, the Popularly Elected Union Councillors and the Campus Media. It designates the requirements and restrictions of the above parties to ensure the Union is represented democratically. In addition to the Constitution, the Council enacts its By-laws to define the powers within itself and various guidelines in the operation of the Union. The Council By-laws also delegates the Council’s powers into different organs of the Council, including the enactment of various other Regulations.

The Council Standing Orders gives the Council Chairperson their duties, power and responsibilities over the administration and their leadership of the Council. It compromises of a detailed manner of debate applicable to all formal meetings within the Union and its Sub-organisations, allowing the Chairperson to facilitate effective and multi-directional communication between every body of the Union. The Council Judicial Procedure provides the specifics of the execution of the Council’s  judicial power over the Union.

There are also four standing regulations in the Union, namely the Financial Regulation, the Election Regulation,the Internal Regulation and Affiliation Regulation. The former two are advised by the Union Finance Committee and the Union Elections Committee respectively. The Internal Regulations is maintained by the Administrative Secretary and designates the details of operations of Union’s facilities for Union Sub-organisations’ uses. The Council still oversees the execution of the above Regulations.

學生會的憲章為學生會內權力和其運作的基本。憲章不止規劃了學生會的目的、會員的定義,更為學生會的權力架構包括全民投票、全民大會、周年大選、評議會、幹事會、普選評議員及校園傳媒提供了權力的框架和方向,確保學生會能民主地代表其會員。除憲章外,評議會亦訂立其附例,定義評議會內部的權力以及學生會的運作模式。評議會附例亦列明評議會轄下各單位的角色和權力範圍,亦是委員會設立不同守則的基本。

評議會議事規則列明評議會主席在議會行政和領導的角色、權力和責任。它亦包括了一套適用了學生會及所有屬會一切正式會議的詳細辯論規程,促進學生會內不同單位有效而多向的溝通。而評議會司法程序則列舉了評議會於學生會內最終司法權的行使辦法。

學生會現時亦有四份常備守則,包括財務守則選舉守則內務守則附屬守則。財務守則及選舉守則分別由財務委員會選舉委員會執行;而內部守則為屬會訂下使用學生會設施以及日常運作的指引,由學生會行政秘書執行。