LegCo Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Meeting on
Monday, 21 January 2002 at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)922/01-02 -Minutes of meeting on 17 December 2001

II.Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)921/01-02(01) -List of issues to be considered

LC Paper No. CB(2)821/01-02(01) - Additional seat for the District Council functional constituency - raised by the Sha Tin District Council

III.Research projects undertaken by Research and Library Services Division
(2:40 pm - 3:10 pm)

(a)Research Report on "Restrictions on Activities of Former Heads of Government and Former Senior Members of Government"

RP02/01-02 circulated under LC Paper No. CB(2)887/01-02

(b)Draft research outline on "Process of Appointment of Senior Members of Government in Selected Countries"

LC Paper No. CB(2)921/01-02(02) - Proposed research outline

IV.System of accountability for principal officials
(3:10 pm - 3:50 pm)

Papers previously issued (for the meeting on 19 November 2001)

LC Paper No. CB(2)194/01-02(01)- Accountability system for principal officials (paper provided by the Administration)

LC Paper No. CB(2)387/01-02(03) - Legal advice on the concepts of "consistency with" and "in accordance with" the Basic Law (letter dated 7 November 2001 from the Administration)

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)387/01-02(01)-(02),

-written submissions from academics and others

LC Paper No. CB(2)441/01-02(02)-written submission from the Hong Kong Bar Association

Papers previously issued (for the meeting on 17 December 2001)

LC Paper No. CB(2)693/01-02(01)- Accountability system for principal officials (paper provided by the Constitutional Affairs Bureau)

LC Paper No. CB(2)675/01-02(03)- Enhancing the accountability system : the post of Secretary for Justice (paper provided by the Department of Justice)

Paper for the meeting on 21 January 2002

LC Paper No. CB(2)921/01-02(03)- Paper provided by the Department of Justice

V.Application of certain provisions of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201) to the Chief Executive
(3:50 pm - 4:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)921/01-02(04)- Background paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)921/01-02(05)- Paper provided by the Administration

VI.Any Other Business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
21 January 2002