Organisations with former royal patronage in Hong Kong


Organisations with former royal patronage in Hong Kong

A list of Organisations with former Royal patronage in Hong Kong prior to the handover in 1997:

Removal of Royal Titles

Government Organisations/Agencies

All government organizations dropped the Royal titles on the 1 July 1997:

Crowns and crest of displinary services were removed from the uniforms after the handover and replaced with the bahunia:

Hongkong Post remove the Queen's head and crowns off stamps long before the handover. Post boxes were repainted read and older pillar boxes with crowns were removed from use.

Hospitals/Private Organizations

Hospitals and other non-government organizations with royal names were not renamed, but they dropped their royal patrons:

After 1997 some of the organisations removed the Royal title and/or removed symbols contecting to the Royal ties.

Pre-Handover Disbanding/Replacement

Some organizations removed their Royal titles long before the handover, namely by changing their name or disbanding:

Post Handover Exceptions

A few remaining organizations with royal titles remaining in Hong Kong include:


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