1. Nominated buildings (except for Building Outside Hong Kong Categories) must be within the territorial limits of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

  2. Nominated buildings should be practically completed. That is, eligible buildings should possess either Occupation Permits (OP or Phased OP), Acknowledgement letters on BA14 or Certificates of Completion (in the case of Government/HA projects) within the specified period as stated in the submission requirements.

  3. A partially completed building would not be accepted unless phasing of the project is rendered as a completed portion of a distinct building with possession of OP.

  4. Project teams can choose to submit their nominations for any of the categories subject to final approval by QBA 2014 Organizing Committee.

  5. Project teams cannot submit nominations for the Quality Excellence Awards. This class of award is only given to project / project members chosen in the final round of assessment by the jury panel.

  6. A building can be nominated provided it has never received any merit /award from Quality Building Award in previous years.

  7. QBA 2014 Organizing Committee reserves the ultimate right to make final and binding decisions on the eligibility of all applications.

  8. QBA 2014 Organizing Committee reserves the right not to bestow an award if the Jury Panel considers no nomination is worth receiving an award.

  9. Project Teams are required to conduct a final presentation to QBA 2014 Jury Panel once they are short-listed by the Organizing Committee.

  10. The decision of the Jury Panel shall be final for the awards assignment.