Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape (constituency)
The Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency (Chinese: 建築、測量、都市規劃及園境界功能界別) is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong. It was fist created in 1985 as Engineering, Architectural, Surveying and Planning for the first ever Legislative Council election in 1985 as one of the original 12 functional constituency seats. The constituency was divided into Engineering and Architectural, Surveying and Planning in 1991. In the 2016 election, the constituency was changed to its current name when the landscape architects were added to the electorates.
|Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape |
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
|Number of members||One|
|Member(s)||Tony Tse (Nonpartisan)|
|Created from||Engineering, Architectural, Surveying and Planning|
|Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape|
The constituency is composed of architects, landscape architects, surveyors, and planners and the members of Hong Kong Institute of Architects, Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects, Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, and Hong Kong Institute of Planners entitled to vote at the general meetings of the associations. As of 2020, there are 9,096 registered voters. It is one of the few swing seats contested between the pro-Beijing and pro-democracy camps. It was first won by independent democrat Yiu Chung-yim in 2016 in a three-way contest against two pro-Beijing candidates, defeating pro-Beijing incumbent Tony Tse, but was soon disqualified for his oath-taking manner from the office. The vacancy was taken up by Tony Tse in the 2018 by-election.