Bills Committee on
Land (Compulsory Sale for Redevelopment) Bill

Concerns raised by members at 11 March 1998 meeting

  1. where a minority owner assigns his interests in the lot to a majority owner in the course of proceedings, whether these interests would be included under the name of the majority owners as the application for a sale order has already been filed (new clause 7(5)). The Administration agreed to review the definition of "majority owner" in clause 2;

  2. whether the Bill should model on the provisions of the Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) Ordinance regarding the mode of service of a notice that tenancies of the lot have been terminated (new clause 8(2));

  3. the responsibility for shouldering the expenses relating to the auction or other means by which the lot is sold at different stages and under different scenarios (new clause 10(1));

  4. the time for redevelopment (new Schedule 3); and

  5. the extent of conditions in accordance with which the lot shall be sold by auction to be specified in Schedule 2 (Law Society's submission).