LegCo Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Special meeting on
on Monday, 7 October 2002 at 10:45 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes
(10:45 am - 10:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2845/01-02
(issued on 30 September 2002)

-Minutes of meeting on 9 July 2002

II.Accountability System for Principal Officials and Related Issues - Declaration and Handling of Investments/Interests
(10:50 am - 12:25 pm)

Briefing by Head, Research and Library Services Division

(This supersedes the one issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)2801/01-02 on 19 September 2002)(attached)

-Information Note on "Selected Issues Relating to Declaration of Interests and Avoidance of Conflicts of Interests by Senior Members of Government"

Meeting with the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)2462/01-02(01)
(issued on 29 June 2002)

-Code for Principal Officials under the Accountability System published in the Gazettee on 28 June 2002 as G.N. 3845

LC Paper Nos.CB(2)2679/01-02 (01) - (35)
(issued on 6 August 2002)

-Declaration of interests made by CE, Members of ExCo and principal officials under the accountability system

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)2679/01-02 (36) - (40)
(issued on 6 August 2002)

-Curriculum vitae of the five new Directors of Bureau appointed from outside the civil service

LC Paper No. CB(2)2699/01-02(01)
(issued on 12 August 2002)

-Supplementary information on declaration of interests provided by Hon James TIEN as a Member of ExCo

LC Paper No. CB(2)2831/01-02(01)
(issued on 27 September 2002)

-Letter to Hong Kong by Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing on 18 August 2002

LC Paper No. CB(2)2831/01-02(02)
(issued on 27 September 2002)

-Press release dated 18 August 2002 by the Government

LC Paper No. CB(2)2831/01-02(03)
(issued on 27 September 2002)

-Submission dated 15 August 2002 from Power for Democracy

LC Paper No. CB(2)2868/01-02(01)

-Background Brief on "Accountability System for Principal Officials and Related Issues - Declaration and Handling of Investments/Interests" prepared by the LegCo Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)2868/01-02(02)

-Paper provided by the Administration on "Declaration of interests by the Chief Executive, Members of the Executive Council and principal officials under the accountability system"

III.Way forward
(12:25 pm - 12:40 pm)

IV.Any other business
(12:40 pm - 12:45 pm)

All other LegCo Members are invited to attend the meeting.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
4 October 2002