Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2010 (Agenda) 27 March 2012



Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2010

Meeting on Tuesday, 27 March 2012, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room 3 of the Legislative Council Complex

Agenda

I.Meeting with The Law Society of Hong Kong and the Administration
(8:30 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1520/11-12(01)
(attached)

-Paper provided by the Administration on an overall description of its current proposal on clawback and comparisons of the defence provisions against clawback actions in the Administration's proposal with the corresponding provisions in the Manitoba Partnership Act and the proposal by The Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1520/11-12(02)
(attached)
(English version only)

-Paper provided by The Law Society of Hong Kong on the claims statistics with respect to Hong Kong Solicitors Professional Indemnity Fund up to the 2010/2011 indemnity year

Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1417/11-12(01)
(English version issued 16 March 2012, Chinese version to follow)

-Paper entitled "Professional indemnity insurance requirements on a limited liability partnership in various overseas jurisdictions" provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1182/11-12(01)
(English version issued on 23 February 2012; Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1258/11-12 on 1 March 2012)

-Paper entitled "Recent Development since the Bills Committee on 27 July 2011" provided by the Administration

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)1258/11-12(01) and (02)
(issued on 1 March 2012)
(English version only)

-Letter dated 23 February 2012 from the President of The Law Society of Hong Kong to the Solicitor General and the Solicitor General's reply dated 27 February 2012 to the President of The Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1258/11-12(03)
(issued on 1 March 2012)

-Background brief entitled "Provisions regarding designated partner and clawback of a distribution of partnership property" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)1311/11-12(01)
(issued on 1 March 2012)
(English version only)

-Submission dated 7 March 2012 from The Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1333/11-12(01)
(issued on 13 March 2013)
(English version only)

-Letter dated 8 March 2012 from the Consumer Council

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

-The Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)1852/10-11(01)
(issued on 20 May 2011)

-Paper entitled "Principal proposals for amending the Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2010" provided by the Administration (Restricted to Members)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1914/10-11(01)
(English version issued on 30 May 2011, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1950/10-11 on 1 June 2011)

-Draft Committee Stage amendments proposed by the Administration (as at 27 May 2011)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2056/10-11(01)
(issued on 13 June 2011)

-Revised draft Committee Stage amendments proposed by the Administration (as at 10 June 2011)
(Restricted to Members)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1938/10-11(02)
(English version issued on 1 June 2011, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1969/10-11 on 3 June 2011)

-Marked-up copy of the Bill prepared by the Legal Service Division on the basis of the draft Committee Stage amendments proposed by the Administration

(A list of other relevant papers previously issued is available on the website of the Legislative Council at http://www.legco.gov.hk/yr09-10/english/bc/bc52/papers/bc52_ppr.htm)

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
3 April 2012