Terms of Reference

  • To consider and recommend to the Board the overall policies and strategies relating to the project planning and development of the West Kowloon Cultural District with reference to the overall objectives of the Authority.
  • To consider and recommend to the Board a Development Plan for the West Kowloon Cultural District, any subsequent amendments to the Development Plan and a Programme of Implementation of individual building and infrastructure projects contained in the Development Plan.
  • To oversee the project planning and development of the West Kowloon Cultural District, including the following but excluding those under or in relation to the procurements and contracts with developers or consortia for Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects:
    • To consider and make recommendations to the Board on the viability of the proposed facilities, including proposals for defining project scope, engineering feasibility and cost in order to ensure an optimal utilisation of resources;
    • to consider and recommend to the Board policies related to hiring of consultants and contractors, their management, and related contractual matters for the planning, design and construction either of individual projects or of the West Kowloon Cultural District as a whole; and
    • to consider the construction progress of arts and cultural facilities, and other related or ancillary facilities with reference to the overall objectives of the Authority as monitored by the management of the Authority for submission to the Board.
  • To consider and advise the Board on interfacing issues between the PPP projects and other developments within the West Kowloon Cultural District.
  • To consider and recommend to the Board any other matters related to project planning and development of the West Kowloon Cultural District except for those under or in relation to the procurements and contracts with developers or consortia for PPP projects.
  • To perform any other functions as may be delegated to it by the Authority or assigned to it by the Board in accordance with the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Ordinance.