LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Monday, 28 January 2002 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of previous meetings

LC Paper No.CB(2)954/01-02-Minutes of meeting on 26 November 2001

LC Paper No.CB(2)955/01-02-Minutes of meeting on 20 December 2001

II.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No.CB(2)900/01-02(01)-Letter dated 10 January 2002 from the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators on measures being undertaken by the Institute to develop the local arbitration community

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No.CB(2)987/01-02(01)-List of issues to be considered

LC Paper No. CB(2)931/01-02(01)-Consultation paper on proposed amendments to the Conveyancing and Property Ordinance (Cap. 219) concerning execution of conveyancing documents by corporations

IV.Review of legal education and training in Hong Kong
(4:40 pm - 5:30 pm)

Full and Executive Summary of the Report of the Consultants on Legal Education and Training in Hong Kong : Preliminary Review (previously issued to members)

LC Paper No.CB(2)987/01-02(02)-A list of recommendations of the Consultants' Report

LC Paper No.CB(2)987/01-02(03)-Progress report prepared by the Administration

V.Civil Justice Reform : Interim Report and Consultative Paper
(5:30 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No.CB(2)987/01-02(04)-Relevant press reports for the period from 30 November 2001 to 18 January 2002

VI.Any other business

Proposed research project on "Mechanism for handling complaints against judges in selected countries"

To be raised by the Chairman. In the Consultation Paper on Process of Appointment of Judges prepared by the Panel, the Panel invites preliminary views on the desirability and feasibility of establishing such a mechanism in Hong Kong. The consultation period will expire on 15 March 2002.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
29 January 2002