Bills Committee on
The Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2001

Meeting on Friday, 7 September 2001 at 10:45 am
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


I.The Administration's response to issues raised at the meeting on 16 July 2001

[LC Paper No. CB(2) 2236/00-01(01)-Checklist on members' concerns requiring the Administration's response (attached)]

[LC Paper No. CB(2) 2236/00-01(02)-Response provided by the Administration (attached)]

II.Clause-by-clause examination

[LC Paper No. CB(2) 2236/00-01(03)-Draft Committee Stage amendments proposed by the Administration (attached)]

III.Any other business

Papers previous issued :

(a)the Bill circulated vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 687/00-01 dated 21 May 2001;

(b)Legislative Council Brief issued by the Chief Secretary for Administration's Office on 17 May 2001 (File Ref : CSO/ADM CR 5/3231/00(01));

(c)the Legal Service Division Report on the Bill (LC Paper No. LS103/00-01 circulated vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 1701/00-01 dated 31 May 2001 for the House Committee meeting on 1 June 2001);

(d)Marked-up copy of the Bill [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1959/00-01(02)];

(e)Letter dated 30 May 2001 from Senior Assistant Legal Adviser to the Administration and the Administration's reply dated 11 June 2001 [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1959/00-01(03)];

(f)Administration's information paper on "Delinking of the Office of the Ombudsman from the Administration" [LC Paper No. CB(2) 1345/00-01(01)] for the special meeting of the Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services on 26 April 2001;

(g)Extracts of the Consumer Council Ordinance (Cap. 216), Sex Discrimination Ordinance (Cap. 480) and Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486) [LC Paper No. CB(2) 2095/00-01(02)];

(h)Copy of The Ombudsman Ordinance (Cap. 397) [LC Paper No. CB(2) 2095/00-01(03)]; and

(i)Administration's response to issues raised by members at the meeting on 28 June 2001 [LC Paper No. CB(2) 2095/00-01(04)].

Legislative Council Secretariat
31 August 2001