BulletYear 2017 - 2018
BulletYear 2016 - 2017



Papers

Changes to approved departmental establishment ceilings, staffing/rank structure


Year 2017 - 2018



LC Paper No.PaperMeeting date
ECI(2017-18)8 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 18 October 2017*
ECI(2017-18)9 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 1 November 2017*
ECI(2017-18)10 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 15 November 2017*
ECI(2017-18)11 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 29 November 2017*
ECI(2017-18)12 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 15 December 2017*
EC(2017-18)16 Proposed creation of one permanent post of Principal Executive Officer in the Registration and Electoral Office (REO) with effect from 1 April 2018 or with immediate effect upon approval of the Finance Committee (whichever is later) for strengthening the directorate structure and permanent establishment of the REO 20 December 2017
10 January 2018
12 January 2018
22 January 2018
24 January 2018
29 January 2018
5 February 2018
7 February 2018
EC(2017-18)14 Proposed creation of six permanent posts of one non-civil service position / Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1, one Administrative Officer Staff Grade B and four Administrative Officer Staff Grade C/Principal Economist/Government Town Planner/Deputy Principal Government Counsel/Government Engineer; deletion of two permanent posts of one Administrative Officer Staff Grade C and one Government Town Planner; and deletion of four non-civil service positions of one Head, Central Policy Unit and three Full-time Members of Central Policy Unit in the Central Policy Unit of the Offices of the Chief Secretary for Administration and the Financial Secretary with effect from 1 April 2018, or with immediate effect upon approval by the Finance Committee (whichever is later) for the re-organisation of the Central Policy Unit as a new Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office 20 December 2017
10 January 2018
12 January 2018
22 January 2018
24 January 2018
29 January 2018
ESC60/17-18(01) Submission from Hon WU Chi-wai dated 15 January 2018 regarding EC(2017-18)14 - Proposed creation of six permanent posts of one non-civil service position (equivalent to the rank of D8)/Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 (D8), one Administrative Officer Staff Grade B (D3) and four Administrative Officer Staff Grade C/Principal Economist/Government Town Planner/Deputy Principal Government Counsel/Government Engineer (D2/DL2); deletion of two permanent posts of one Administrative Officer Staff Grade C (D2) and one Government Town Planner (D2); and deletion of four non-civil service positions of one Head, Central Policy Unit (equivalent to the rank of D8) and three Full-time Members of Central Policy Unit (equivalent to the rank of D3) in the Central Policy Unit of the Offices of the Chief Secretary for Administration and the Financial Secretary with effect from 1 April 2018, or with immediate effect upon approval by the Finance Committee (whichever is later) for the re-organisation of the Central Policy Unit as a new Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office 22 January 2018
ESC67/17-18(01) Administration's response to the submission from Hon WU Chi-wai dated 15 January 2018 regarding EC(2017-18)14 - Proposed creation of six permanent posts of one non-civil service position (equivalent to the rank of D8)/Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 (D8), one Administrative Officer Staff Grade B (D3) and four Administrative Officer Staff Grade C/Principal Economist/Government Town Planner/Deputy Principal Government Counsel/Government Engineer (D2/DL2); deletion of two permanent posts of one Administrative Officer Staff Grade C (D2) and one Government Town Planner (D2); and deletion of four non-civil service positions of one Head, Central Policy Unit (equivalent to the rank of D8) and three Full-time Members of Central Policy Unit (equivalent to the rank of D3) in the Central Policy Unit of the Offices of the Chief Secretary for Administration and the Financial Secretary with effect from 1 April 2018, or with immediate effect upon approval by the Finance Committee (whichever is later) for the re-organisation of the Central Policy Unit as a new Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office 22 January 2018
ESC71/17-18(01) Follow-up to meeting on 24 January 2018 24 January 2018
EC(2017-18)13 Proposed establishment changes arising from the re-organisation of the Innovation and Technology Bureau (ITB); and creation of four additional permanent directorate posts of two Administrative Officer Staff Grade C posts in ITB, one Chief Systems Manager post in Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and one Chief Engineer post in Civil Engineering and Development Department for implementing new initiatives of ITB with effect from 1 April 2018 or with immediate effect upon approval of the Finance Committee, whichever is later 20 December 2017
10 January 2018
12 January 2018
22 January 2018
ESC54/17-18(01) Joint submission from Hon WU Chi-wai, Hon James TO Kun-sun and Hon KWONG Chun-yu dated 8 January 2018 regarding two items on EC(2017-18)12 and EC(2017-18)13 10 January 2018
ESC56/17-18(01) Administration's response to the joint submission from Hon WU Chi-wai, Hon James TO Kun-sun and Hon KWONG Chun-yu dated 8 January 2018 regarding two items on EC(2017-18)12 and EC(2017-18)13 10 January 2018
ECI(2017-18)13 Information note on "Update on Overall Directorate Establishment Position" 21 December 2017*
ECI(2017-18)14 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 3 January 2018*
ECI(2017-18)15 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 17 January 2018*
EC(2017-18)19 Proposed creation of a new one-rank grade and one permanent post/non-civil service position of Commissioner for Belt and Road; creation of one permanent post of Administrative Officer Staff Grade B; and creation of one supernumerary post of Administrative Officer Staff Grade C for five years in the Belt and Road Office of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau with effect from 1 April 2018 or with immediate effect upon approval of the Finance Committee, whichever is later for taking forward the work on the Belt and Road Initiative more effectively and on a sustained basis 24 January 2018
29 January 2018
5 February 2018
7 February 2018
EC(2017-18)18 Proposed establishment changes arising from the reorganisation of the Health Branch of the Food and Health Bureau with effect from 1 April 2018 or with immediate effect upon approval of the Finance Committee, whichever is later 24 January 2018
29 January 2018
5 February 2018
7 February 2018
ECI(2017-18)16 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 31 January 2018*


Year 2016 - 2017



LC Paper No.PaperMeeting date
ECI(2016-17)9 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 23 November 2016*
ECI(2016-17)10 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 22 December 2016*
ECI(2016-17)11 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 23 December 2016*
EC(2016-17)23 Proposed creation of one permanent post of Chief Superintendent of Police (PPS 55) in the Hong Kong Police Force with effect from the date of approval by the Finance Committee to lead the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau 4 January 2017
18 January 2017
26 January 2017
7 February 2017
8 February 2017
21 February 2017
ESC49/16-17(01) Submission from Hon Nathan LAW Kwun-chung regarding on EC(2016-17)23 - Proposed creation of one permanent post of Chief Superintendent of Police (PPS 55) in the Hong Kong Police Force with effect from the date of approval by the Finance Committee to lead the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau 7 February 2017
ESC52/16-17(01) Follow-up to meeting on 7 February 2017 7 February 2017
ESC60/16-17(01) Submission from Hon Nathan LAW Kwun-chung regarding on EC(2016-17)23 - Proposed creation of one permanent post of Chief Superintendent of Police (PPS 55) in the Hong Kong Police Force with effect from the date of approval by the Finance Committee to lead the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau 21 February 2017
ESC61/16-17(01) Follow-up to meeting on 8 February 2017 8 February 2017
ESC77/16-17(01) Submission from Hon CHU Hoi-dick regarding on EC(2016-17)23 - Proposed creation of one permanent post of Chief Superintendent of Police (PPS 55) in the Hong Kong Police Force with effect from the date of approval by the Finance Committee to lead the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau 21 February 2017
ESC77/16-17(02) Administration's response to the submission from Hon CHU Hoi-dick regarding on EC(2016-17)23 - Proposed creation of one permanent post of Chief Superintendent of Police (PPS 55) in the Hong Kong Police Force with effect from the date of approval by the Finance Committee to lead the Cyber Security and Technology Crime Bureau 21 February 2017
ECI(2016-17)12 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 11 January 2017*
EC(2016-17)24 Proposed making permanent of one supernumerary post of Assistant Director of Intellectual Property in the Intellectual Property Department with effect from 1 April 2017, or upon approval of the Finance Committee, whichever is later to provide dedicated staffing support at the directorate level to continue with the duties and responsibilities pertinent to the patent portfolio on a permanent basis 18 January 2017
26 January 2017
7 February 2017
8 February 2017
21 February 2017
1 March 2017
10 April 2017
ESC84/16-17(01) Submission from Hon Nathan LAW Kwun-chung regarding on EC(2016-17)24 - Proposed making permanent of one supernumerary post of Assistant Director of Intellectual Property in the Intellectual Property Department with effect from 1 April 2017, or upon approval of the Finance Committee, whichever is later to provide dedicated staffing support at the directorate level to continue with the duties and responsibilities pertinent to the patent portfolio on a permanent basis (Chinese version only) 10 April 2017
ESC84/16-17(02) Administration's response to the submission from Hon Nathan LAW Kwun-chung regarding on EC(2016-17)24 - Proposed making permanent of one supernumerary post of Assistant Director of Intellectual Property in the Intellectual Property Department with effect from 1 April 2017, or upon approval of the Finance Committee, whichever is later to provide dedicated staffing support at the directorate level to continue with the duties and responsibilities pertinent to the patent portfolio on a permanent basis 10 April 2017
ESC89/16-17(01) Follow-up to meeting on 10 April 2017 10 April 2017
ECI(2016-17)13 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 7 February 2017*
EC(2016-17)28 Proposed creation of one permanent post of Administrative Officer Staff Grade C in the Treasury Branch of the Financial Services and the Treasury Bureau to strengthen directorate support on policy and legislative matters on various initiatives regarding Hong Kong's cooperation with the international community on tax matters; and making permanent of one supernumerary post of Chief Assessor in the Inland Revenue Department to cope with the increased workload and various policy initiatives relating to stamp duty 8 February 2017
21 February 2017
1 March 2017
10 April 2017
24 April 2017
25 April 2017
26 April 2017
ESC103/16-17(01) Follow-up to meeting on 26 April 2017 24 April 2017
EC(2016-17)26 Proposed making permanent of one supernumerary post of Deputy Principal Government Counsel in the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice with effect from 13 April 2017, or with immediate effect upon approval by the Finance Committee, whichever is the later, to undertake essential duties in respect of constitutional and electoral matters 8 February 2017
21 February 2017
1 March 2017
10 April 2017
24 April 2017
24 May 2017
6 June 2017
14 June 2017
19 June 2017
3 July 2017
ESC87/16-17(01) Submission from Hon Nathan LAW Kwun-chung regarding on EC(2016-17)26 - Proposal to make permanent one supernumerary post of Deputy Principal Government Counsel in the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice to undertake duties relating to constitutional and electoral matters 24 April 2017
ESC90/16-17(01) Administration's response to submission from Hon Nathan LAW Kwun-chung regarding on EC(2016-17)26 - Proposal to make permanent one supernumerary post of Deputy Principal Government Counsel in the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice to undertake duties relating to constitutional and electoral matters 24 April 2017
ESC126/16-17(04) Submission from Hon CHU Hoi-dick regarding on EC(2016-17)26 - Proposed making permanent of one supernumerary post of Deputy Principal Government Counsel (DL2) in the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice with effect from 13 April 2017, or with immediate effect upon approval by the Finance Committee, whichever is the later, to undertake essential duties in respect of constitutional and electoral matters 14 June 2017
ESC140/16-17(01) Administration's response to the submission from Hon CHU Hoi-dick regarding on EC(2016-17)26 - Proposed making permanent of one supernumerary post of Deputy Principal Government Counsel (DL2) in the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice with effect from 13 April 2017, or with immediate effect upon approval by the Finance Committee, whichever is the later, to undertake essential duties in respect of constitutional and electoral matters 14 June 2017
EC(2016-17)27 Proposed re-grading of the Director of Protocol (D of P) permanent post in the Protocol Division of the Administration Wing of the Chief Secretary for Administration's Office from the one-rank departmental post to a Senior Principal Executive Officer (SPEO) permanent post to formalise the long term arrangement of filling the D of P post by an SPEO since 1998; and deletion of the one-rank D of P grade consequent to the re-grading proposal with immediate effect upon approval of the Finance Committee 8 February 2017
21 February 2017
1 March 2017
10 April 2017
24 April 2017
25 April 2017
ESC46/17-18(01) Follow-up to meeting on 25 April 2017 25 April 2017
ECI(2017-18)1 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 24 April 2017*
ECI(2017-18)2 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 18 May 2017*
ECI(2017-18)3 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 29 May 2017*
EC(2017-18)5 Proposed upgrading of the Departmental Secretary post ranked at Principal Executive Officer to Senior Principal Executive Officer in the Fire Services Department with immediate effect upon approval of the Finance Committee to cope with the increased complexity of work of the post holder and to strengthen the support for the senior management of the Department 6 June 2017
14 June 2017
19 June 2017
3 July 2017
ECI(2017-18)4 Controlling the Size of Directorate Establishment 8 June 2017*
ECI(2017-18)6 Consolidated Return on the Creation and Deletion of Civil Service Posts in the Department of Health for 2016-17 20 June 2017*
ECI(2017-18)5 Consolidated Return on the Creation and Deletion of Civil Service Posts in the Hong Kong Monetary Authority for 2016-17 20 June 2017*
ECI(2017-18)7 Creation and Deletion of Shadow Posts for Civil Servants Working in the Vocational Training Council for 2016-17 12 July 2017*


* Issue date