LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Tuesday, 15 May 2001 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of previous meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1516/00-01-Minutes of meeting on 20 March 2001 (issued)

II. Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1361/00-01(01)-Letter dated 21 April 2001 from the Secretary for Home Affairs on the position of the review on the applicability of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance to CPG offices in Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1409/00-01-Supplementary information provided by the Administration on the proposal to retain one supernumerary post of Assistant Principal Legal Aid Counsel for the implementation of the Information Systems Strategy in the Legal Aid Department

LC Paper No. CB(2)1500/00-01-Administration's letter dated 9 May 2001 providing supplementary information on Delinking of the Office of the Ombudsman from the Administration - Purchase of permanent office accommodation

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1495/00-01(01)-List of issues to be considered (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1502/00-01(01)-Administration's paper on "Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (Amendment) Bill 2001 - Leapfrog Appeals to the Court of Final Appeal (issued)

IV. Research Reports on "The Process of Appointment of Judges in Some Foreign Countries"
(4:35 pm - 5:05 pm)

Research Reports on the systems in UK, USA, Canada and Hong Kong (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1530/00-01-An Overall Comparison on the systems in UK, USA, Canada and Hong Kong (English version) (issued)

V. Review of applicability of Ordinances to State organs
(5:05 pm - 6:00 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1531/00-01-Information Note prepared by the Secretariat (issued separately)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1495/00-01(02)-Paper prepared by the Administration (attached)

*VI. Proposed rates of allowances for a Government Counsel to be posted to the Hague
(6:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1495/00-01(03)-Paper prepared by the Administration (attached)

VII. Any other business

* All other LegCo Members are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of item VI.

Legislative Council Secretariat
14 May 2001