LegCo Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Meeting on
Monday, 19 March 2001 at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I. Confirmation of minutes of meeting on 15 January 2001

LC Paper No. CB(2)1033/00-01 - Minutes of meeting on 15 January 2001 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1034/00-01 on 9 March 2001

II. Matters arising

Negative procedure for vetting of subsidiary legislation

LC Paper No. CB(2)1079/00-01(01) - Paper provided by the Administration (attached)

III. Items for discussion at the next meeting on 23 April 2001

LC Paper No. CB(2)1079/00-01(02) - List of issues to be considered (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1079/00-01(03) - List of follow-up actions (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1057/00-01 - Follow-up to the Report of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China in the light of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) (issued on 14 March 2001)

IV. Employment arrangements for principal officials
(2:35 pm - 3:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1079/00-01(04) - Paper provided by the Administration (attached)

V. Restrictions on activities undertaken by a former Chief Executive
(3:10 pm - 3:40 pm)

Verbal report by the Administration

VI. Review of electoral system for LegCo election
(3:40 pm - 4:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)126/00-01(06) - Administration's paper on "Review on Electoral System for Legislative Council Election"(issued for the Panel meeting on 31 October 2000) (attached)

Internal discussion

VII. Role and functions of the District Councils
(4:10 pm - 4:30 pm)

Paragraphs 23 - 49 of minutes of Panel meeting on 15 January 2001 refers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1079/00-01(05) - Letter dated 13 March 2001 from the Administration on review of role and functions of the District Councils (attached)

Legislative Council Secretariat
14 March 2001