Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Meeting on Monday, 16 February 2009, at 2:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(2:30 pm - 2:31 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)827/08-09

-Minutes of meeting on 17 November 2008

II.Information papers issued since the last meeting
(2:31 pm - 2:33 pm)


III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(2:33 pm - 2:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(02)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Public consultation and legislative timetable for the two electoral methods for 2012
(2:45 pm - 3:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(03)

-Administration's paper on "Working timetable for public consultation and legislative process for the two electoral methods for 2012"

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(04)

-Background brief on "Constitutional Development" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

V.Public consultation on prisoners' voting right
(3:40 pm - 4:35 pm)

(issued to all Members on 9 February 2009)

-Consultation Document on Prisoners' Voting Right

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(05)

-Administration's paper on "Consultation document on prisoners' voting right"

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(06)

-Background brief on "Voting rights of prisoners" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)660/08-09 on 14 January 2009)

-Information Note on "Voting right of prisoners" prepared by the Research and Library Services Division

*VI.Rules and regulations under the Race Discrimination Ordinance
(4:35 pm - 5:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(07)

-Administration's paper on "Race Discrimination (Proceedings by Equal Opportunities Commission) Regulations"

LC Paper No. CB(2)829/08-09(08)

-Equal Opportunities Commission's submission on "Rules made under the Race Discrimination Ordinance"

VII.Any other business
(5:25 pm - 5:30 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
10 February 2009