(b) Every applicant must pass the functional and fitness tests before he/she can be accepted for enrolment;
(d) Every applicant must be able to read and write Chinese, and speak fluent Cantonese, and has attained an education level of Form 3 or above;
(f) Every applicant must sign such forms as the Commissioner may require; and
(g) Every applicant must furnish such personal particulars as the Commissioner may require.
Pay and Allowances
(i) in respect of attendance for less than 8 hours at the hourly rate of pay;
Resignation. Except during an emergency, a member may resign upon:
giving the Commissioner not less than 28 days’ notice in writing, through Company/Unit Commander;
surrendering any document of identity issued to him by the Commissioner; and
(d) pay any moneys due from him.
Retirement. Unless the Commissioner otherwise directs, a member shall retire upon reaching the age of 60 years.
Absence from Hong Kong; change of particulars. A member shall report to the Commissioner:
(a) his intention to be absent from Hong Kong for any period of 7 days or more;
(b) any change in the particulars provided by him upon enrolment.
Liabilities. Any member who, commits an offence against discipline, such as failing to obey an order or failing to achieve the required standard
of efficiency in any year, shall be punished with a reduction in rank, a caution, reprimand or a fine.
When a member is called out on active service in an emergency or for training, or he voluntarily assists at a disaster incident with the
approval of the senior officer present, payments will be made according to his grade as follows:
in respect of attendance for 8 hours or more in any period of 24 hours, at the daily rate of pay. Each period of 24 hours is
calculated from the time of reporting for duty, whether that period is wholly in one day or partly in one day and partly in another
Ration Allowance. A member who attends for duty for 8 hours or more in any period of 24 hours during which he is not provided with
free meals or rations, is eligible to receive a daily ration allowance.
Medical Attention. Any member who, when called out on active service or in training, sustains any wound or injury or contracts an illness
which is, in the opinion of a medical officer, caused by such service shall be provided with free medical and hospital treatment arranged by the
Government. During the period of any absence from duty necessitated by the injury or illness, receive the pay and allowance according to his
Disability or Death. Any member who, when called out on active service or in training, sustains death or disability which is, in the opinion of a
medical officer, attributable or aggravated by such service, shall be considered eligible for the grant of a gratuity, allowance or pension.
delivering up in good order all uniform and equipment provided to him and which is either public property or Service property;
Discharge. The Commissioner is authorized to discharge at any time any member on the recommendation of his Company/Unit Commander.
Notes on CAS Ordinance and Regulation
Calling-out of Service. The Commissioner may call out on active service the whole or any part of the Service. All members shall then attend at
such places and perform such duties as may be assigned.
Requirements for efficiency. The requirements for efficiency of a member in any year shall be 60 hours performance of training with diligence.
Equipment. Every member must carefully and safely keep his CAS identity card and any other equipment issued to him and return them when
ceasing to be a member, or when ordered to do so. Any damage, destruction or loss of such equipment out of intention or negligence shall be
subject to punishment or fine.
Terms of service. A member who, without reasonable excuse, resigns from the Service, or who is discharged or whose enrolment is cancelled,
within one year of the completion of his recruitment training shall upon request by the Commissioner pay to the Service the reasonable costs of
his recruitment training in the Service.
Every applicant must make mandatory contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund as stipulated under the Mandatory Provident
Schemes Ordinance upon successfully enrolled as a member of the Service;
Every applicant must pass a Government medical examination before he can be accepted for enrolment. He must also be prepared to
undergo further medical examinations periodically. If a member enrolled in the Service fails to pass such examination, his/her enrolment
may be cancelled;
Applicants must be over the age of 16. Any applicant under the age of 18 must first obtain the written consent to join from his parents or
(Extracted from CAS Ordinance & CAS Regulation)