Bills Committee on Mainland Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Bill

Meeting on Wednesday, 24 October 2007 at 8:30 am
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(8:30 am - 8:35 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)118/07-08
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 119/07-08 on 22 October 2007)

-Minutes of meeting on 8 October 2007

II.Meeting with the Administration
(8:35 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)120/07-08(01)

-Administration's response to the issues raised at the meetings on 8 October 2007

LC Paper No. CB(2)120/07-08(02)

-A check list of follow-up actions required of the Administration (position as at 22 October 2007)

LC Paper No. CB(3)379/06-07
(issued on 23 February 2007)

-The Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)1708/06-07(01)
(issued on 27 April 2007)

-Marked-up copy of the consequential amendments to the Rules of the High Court, Foreign Judgments (Restriction on Recognition and Enforcement) Ordinance, and the Rules of the District Court

LC Paper No. CB(2)2767/06-07(02)
(issued on 3 October 2007)

-A marked-up version of the Bill setting out the amendments proposed by the Administration

Annex B to LegCo Brief

-"Arrangement on Reciprocal of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Pursuant to Choice of Court Agreements between Parties Concerned" signed between the Mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on 14 July 2006 (the Arrangement)

Annex I to LC Paper No. CB(2)1641/ 06-07(01)
(English version issued on 19 April 2007)
(Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1673/06-07 on 23 April 2007)

-A table showing the clause in the Bill which correspond with the Articles of the Arrangement

(A list of relevant papers previously issued is available on the LegCo website at

III.Any other business
(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
22 October 2007