LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Monday, 25 February 2002 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I. Confirmation of minutes of previous meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1155/01-02 - Minutes of meeting on 28 January 2002

II. Information paper issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1088/01-02(01) - Letter from 海外叟 expressing views, among others, on bilingual legal proceedings and legal education

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1145/01-02(01) - List of issues to be considered

LC Paper No. CB(2)1090/01-02(01) - Paper prepared by the Administration on "Payment of compensation to persons wrongfully imprisoned" (issued) (Item 21 of LC Paper No. CB(2)1145/01-02(01))

LC Paper No. CB(2)1145/01-02(02) - Letter dated 7 February 2002 from the Chief Secretary for Administration to Chairman of the Panel on the Administration's policy on legislation and related matters (English version) (attached) (Item 13 of LC Paper No. CB(2)1145/01-02(01))

IV. Implications of the Court of Final Appeal judgement in the cases of Ng Siu Tung, Sin Hoi Chu and Li Shuk Fan on litigation involving a large number of parties
(4:40 pm - 5:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1145/01-02(03) - Paper prepared by the Legal Aid Department

V. Competence and compellability of spouses in criminal proceedings
(5:30 pm - 6:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1889/00-01(01) - Administration's paper issued for discussion at the Panel meeting on 26 June 2001 (issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1134/01-02)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1134/01-02(01) - Extract of minutes of the Panel meeting on 26 June 2001

LC Paper No. CB(2)1134/01-02(02) - Administration's paper prepared for the meeting on 25 February 2002

VI.Report of Working Group on Legislation concerning the Provision of Legal Aid Services
(6:10 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1145/01-02(04) - Report of the Working Group

VII.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
25 February 2002