Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2010

Meeting on Friday, 20 May 2011, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


I.Meeting with the Administration
(8:30 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)888/10-11(01)
(issued on 21 January 2011)

-The Administration's response to its policy position on the constructive knowledge element of the proposed section 7AC(3)(a) and the limitation period for clawback actions under the proposed section 7AI raised by the Bills Committee at the meeting on 25 November 2010

LC Paper No. CB(2)1186/10-11(01)
(issued on 28 February 2011)

-The Administration's supplementary paper explaining issues concerning the relationship between the liability for clawing back distributions and the limited liability partnership's negligence and how the clawback provisions of the proposed section 7AI will operate in practice raised by the Bills Committee at the meeting on 27 January 2011

LC Paper No. CB(2)959/10-11(01)
(issued on 2 February 2011)
(English version only)

-Submission dated 1 February 2011 from The Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1338/10-11(01)
(issued on 23 March 2011)
(English version only)

-Further submission dated 21 March 2011 from The Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1791/10-11(01)
(attached)(English version only)

-Letter dated 28 March 2011 from the Hong Kong Bar Association

LC Paper No. CB(2)1791/10-11(02)
(attached)(English version only)

-Letter dated 30 March 2011 from the Consumer Council

Clause-by-clause examination of the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(3)812/09-10
(issued on 18 June 2010)

-The Bill

File Ref : LP 5004/4/15C XVII
(issued by the Department of Justice on 17 June 2010)

-Legislative Council Brief

LC Paper No. CB(2)2055/09-10(02)
(issued on 13 July 2010)

-Marked-up copy of the relevant provisions to be amended by the Bill prepared by the Legal Service Division

(A list of other relevant papers previously issued is available on the website of the Legislative Council at papers/bc52_ ppr.htm)

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
17 May 2011