Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2009

Meeting on Thursday, 22 October 2009, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(as at 20 October 2009)

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)55/09-10
(To follow)

-Minutes of meeting on 6 October 2009

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)83/09-10(01)

-Paper provided by the Administration setting out its response to issues raised by members at the meeting on 6 October 2009 and proposed Committee Stage amendments to the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)53/09-10(01)
(issued on 16 October 2009)
(English version only)

-Letter from the Law Society of Hong Kong dated 14 October 2009 on issues raised at the meeting on 6 October 2009 Clause-by-clause examination of the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(3)690/08-09
(issued on 12 June 2009)

-The Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)2210/08-09(02)
(issued on 14 July 2009)

-Marked-up copy of relevant provisions to be amended by the Bill

LP 5004/4/1C XIII
(issued on 10 June 2009)

-Legislative Council Brief

LC Paper No. CB(2)2210/08-09(03)
(issued on 14 July 2009)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat, enclosing a copy of the draft Code of Conduct for Solicitor-Advocates provided by the Law Society of Hong Kong in December 2008

LC Paper No. CB(2)2210/08-09(04)
(issued on 14 July 2009)

-Final Report of the Chief Justice's Working Party on Solicitors' Rights of Audience published in October 2007

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

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
20 October 2009