Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on Monday, 23 February 2009, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(4:30 pm - 4:31 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)837/08-09
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)838/08-09 on 11 February 2009)

-Minutes of meeting on 16 December 2008

II.Information papers issued since last meeting
(4:31 pm - 4:32 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)677/08-09(01)
(issued on 14 January 2009)

-Judiciary Administration's response on "Interest on Judgment Debts" raised at the Panel meeting on 24 November 2008

LC Paper No. CB(2)756/08-09(01)
(issued on 2 February 2009)

-Administration's response on "Mode of Trial" raised at the Panel meeting on 13 January 2009

LC Paper No. CB(2)796/08-09(01)
(issued on 6 February 2009)

-Judiciary Administration's paper on "Application for leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal"

LC Paper No. CB(2)841/08-09(01)
(issued on 11 February 2009)

-Administration's paper on "Subsidiary Legislation relating to Privileges and Immunities Conferred on Consular Posts"

LC Paper No. CB(2)895/08-09(01)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)900/08-09 on 17 February 2009)

-Judiciary Administration's paper on issues relating to the implementation of the Civil Justice Reform

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(4:32 pm - 4:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(01)

-List of items tentatively scheduled for discussion at Panel meetings in 2008-2009 session

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(02)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(03)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Recovery agents
(4:40 pm - 5:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(04)

-Administration's paper on "Recovery agents"

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(05)

-Background brief on "Recovery agents" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*V.Arbitration Bill
(5:35 pm - 6:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(06)

-Administration's paper on "Reform of the law of arbitration in Hong Kong"

LC Paper No. CB(2)899/08-09(07)

-Background brief on "Reform of the law of arbitration" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

VI.Any other business
(6:25 pm - 6:30 pm)

* All other Hon LegCo Members are invited to join the discussion of this item which is related to a legislative proposal.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
17 February 2009