Bills Committee on
The Ombudsman (Amendment) Bill 2001

Meeting on Monday, 16 July 2001 at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


I.The Administration's response to issues raised at the meeting on 28 June 2001

[LC Paper No. CB(2) 2095/00-01(01) -Checklist on members' concerns requiring the Administration's response (attached)]

[LC Paper No. CB(2) 2095/00-01(04) -Response provided by the Administration (to follow)]

II.Clause-by-clause examination

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)); and

(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)]; and

(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)].

Legislative Council Secretariat
13 July 2001