LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Tuesday, 28 November 2000 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of previous meetings

LC Paper No. CB(2)143/00-01-Minutes of meeting on 10 October 2000 (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(2)306/00-01-Minutes of meeting on 16 October 2000 (issued)

II.Endorsement of proposed Terms of Reference of the Panel

LC Paper No. CB(2)338/00-01(01)-Proposed Terms of Reference (attached)

III.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)78/00-01(01)-Letter dated 15 June 2000 from the Acting Chief Secretary for Administration on the progress of the review of applicability of Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance to CPG offices in Hong Kong and other issues

LC Paper No. CB(2)209/00-01-Chinese translation of a paper prepared by the Law Society of Hong Kong on "Refined immigration appeal mechanism in Hong Kong" (original English version of the paper previously circulated under LC Paper No. CB(2)62/00-01(08))

LC Paper No. CB(2)257/00-01-Chinese version of the Progress Report on Research Study on "Measurement of Efficiency of the Administration of the Judiciary" prepared by the Research and Library Services Division (RLSD) (English version of the Report previously circulated under LC Paper No. CB(2)62/00-01(04))

LC Paper No. CB(2)267/00-01(01)-Information note prepared by RLSD on the findings of the research study on "Measurement of Efficiency of the Administration of the Judiciary"

LC Paper No. CB(2)319/00-01(01)-Information note provided by the Administration on progress of arrangement for enforcement of arbitral awards between Hong Kong and Macau

IV.Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)338/00-01(02)-List of issues to be considered (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)338/00-01(03)-List of follow-up actions (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)315/00-01(01)-Letter dated 17 November 2000 from the Administration enclosing an information paper on proposed creation of a new offence of "persistent sexual abuse of a child" (issued)

V.Research study on process of appointment of judges in the United States and the United Kingdom - Briefing by Head of Research and Library Services Division
(4:30 pm -5:00 pm)

Research Reports (English version) issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)339/00-01 on 23 November 2000

VI.Appointment of the Chief Judge of the High Court
(5:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)338/00-01(04)-Paper prepared by the Administration (attached)

VII.Consultation Paper on Legal Education and Training in Hong Kong : Preliminary Review
(5:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)45/00-01-The Consultation Paper and the Summary of Consultation Paper (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(2)338/00-01(05)-Paper prepared by the Administration (attached)

VIII.Supplementary provision for Subhead 243 "Hire of legal services and related professional fees"
(6:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)338/00-01(06)-Paper prepared by the Administration (attached)

IX.Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
23 November 2000