Government Advisory Bodies Relevant to the Terms of Reference of the Panel


Body with Advisory Function

Authority of Appointment

Scope of Advice

1. Home Affairs

Committee on the Promotion of Civic Education

Chief Secretary

To make proposals on the objectives and scope of civic education and its way of implementation.

Heung Yee Kuk

S.5 of Cap. 1097

To advise the Government on New Territories Affairs.

* Commission on Youth (Please also see Welfare Panel)


To advise the Governor on matters pertaining to youth.

Personal Data (Privacy) Advisory Committee

Secretary for Home Affairs

To advise the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data on any matter relevant to the privacy of individuals in relation to personal data or otherwise relevant to the operation of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

* Equal Opportunities Commission (Please also see Welfare Panel)


To make proposals to the Governor for amending the Sex and Disability Discrimination Ordinances.

Last Updated on 18 August 1998