Bills Committees


Legal Services Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 1996
Meeting Agenda

Date :13 May 1997
Time:10:30 a.m.
Minutes

Item No. Subject
I. Members�discussion on the following topics -
  1. Repeal of the scale fee for conveyancing (clause 20 and Schedule 2)
  2. Invalidation of contractual provisions that require the purchaser of a property to pay the vendor legal costs (clause 18)
    Relevant discussion papers are -
    1. The Deputy Law Officer letter dated 19 February 1997, enclosing three papers on abolition of scale fees for conveyancing, to individual members of the Bills Committee;
    2. The Deputy Law Officer letter dated 2 January 1997 to individual members; and
    3. LegCo Paper Nos. CB(2)1083/96-97 and CB(2)1414/96-97, CB(2)1699/96-97, CB(2)1718/96-97, CB(2)1741/96-97(03), 1967/96-97(02), CB(2) 2173/96-97 and CB(2) 2199/96-97.
    Relevant submissions are -
    1. Position paper of the Law Society of Hong Kong to individual members; and
    2. LegCo Paper No. CB(2)256/96-97, Appendices 1 to 2 to LegCo Paper No. CB(2)355/96-97, LegCo Paper Nos. CB(2)361/96-97, 363/96-97, 368/96-97, 373/86-97, 384/96-97, 613/96-97, 762/96-97, 826/96-97, 827/96-97, 838/96-97, 845/96-97, 858/96-97, 863/96-97, 868/96-97, 874/96-97, 1062/96-97, 1073/96-97, 1078/96-97, 1087/96-97, 1308/96-97, 1408/96-97, 1664/96-97 and CB(2) 1967/96-97(01)
II. Any other business

LegCo Secretariat
9 May 1997



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