LegCo Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Meeting on
Monday, 9 July 2001 at 8:30 am
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1978/00-01 - Minutes of meeting on 7 May 2001 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1979/00-01 on 5 July 2001

II.Papers issued since the last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1815/00-01 - Role of District Councils and Support from the Government (issued on 13 June 2001)

III.Items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)2042/00-01(01) - List of issues to be considered (attached)
IV.Development of the HKSAR's political system
(8:35 am - 9:05 am)

Meeting with the Administration, academics and representatives from non-governmental organizations

(a)Professor (Chair) Ian HOLLIDAY
Professor of Policy Studies
Department of Public and Social Administration
City University of Hong Kong

Vice Chairman
Hong Kong Democratic Foundation
(c)Ms Christine LOH
Executive Director
Civic Exchange

(d)Professor Michael E DEGOLYER
Associate Professor of Government & International Studies
Hong Kong Baptist University
Director, Hong Kong Transition Project

LC Paper No. CB(2)1772/00-01(01) - A paper entitled "Thinking about 2007 - Green Paper Draft to Discussion" provided by Professor Michael DEGOLYER (issued on 8 June 2001)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2042/00-01(02) - Comments of Focus Group on Electoral Systems and Parties regarding "Thinking about 2007" provided by Professor Michael DEGOLYER (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1767/00-01(01) - Background Paper prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat (issued on 8 June 2001)

V.Issues relating to employees of subvented welfare organizations taking up public offices
(9:05 am - 9:35 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2042/00-01(03) - Paper provided by the Administration (attached)

VI.Restrictions on activities undertaken by a former Chief Executive
(9:35 am - 10:05 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2042/00-01(04) - Paper provided by the Administration (attached)

VII.Mechanism for amending the Basic Law
(10:05 am - 10:35 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2047/00-01(01)- Speaking note provided by the Administration (to follow)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1763/00-01(04) - Background Paper prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat (issued on 8 June 2001)

VIII.Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
5 July 2001