10(1) By deleting "that begins immediately after" and substituting "next following".

11 (a) By adding -

    "(2A) A notice of non-acceptance takes effect on the date on which the notice is received by the Clerk to the Legislative Council and the person giving the notice is taken to have resigned from office as a Member from that date.".

(b) In subclause (3) -

    (i) by adding ", within 14 days after receiving the notice," before "publish";

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    (ii) by deleting everything after "Member." where it first appears.

12(3)(a) By deleting "it is given to" and substituting "the notice is received by".

13 (a) By renumbering the clause as clause 13(1).

(b) In subclause (1), by adding -

    "(ba) subject to subsection (2), alters either the Member's nationality or the fact as to whether the Member has a right of abode in a country other than the People's Republic of China as declared under section 38(1)(b)(ii); or".

(c) By adding -

    "(2) Subsection (1)(ba) does not apply to a Member elected at an election for a functional constituency specified in section 35(3) unless the Member has declared under section 38(1)(b)(ii) that he or she has Chinese nationality or has no right of abode in a country other than the People's Republic of China and subsequently he or she -

      (a) acquires a nationality other than Chinese nationality; or

      (b) acquires a right of abode in a country other than the People's Republic of China.

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      (3) For the purposes of subsection (1)(c), the kind of misbehaviour for which a Member may be censured under Article 79(7) of the Basic Law includes (but is not limited to) a breach of an oath given under section 38(1)(b)(iiii).".

    16 (a) In subclause (1), by deleting "There" and substituting "For the first term of office of the Legislative Council, there".

    (b) In subclause (2), by adding "published in the Gazette" after "by order".

    (c) By deleting subclause (4).

17(2) By adding "at the first general election" after "geographical constituency".

18 By deleting "The" and substituting "For the first term of office of the Legislative Council, the".

20(1) By deleting "A" and substituting "For the first term of office of the Legislative Council, a".

    22 (a) In subclause (1)(a), by adding "of geographical constituencies" after "register".

    (b) In subclause (2), by deleting "believes" and substituting "is satisfied".

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    23 (a) In subclause (4), by deleting "to (4)" and substituting "to (5)".

    (b) In subclause (5) -

      (i) by deleting "item 4" and substituting "item 4(1), (2), (44) to (49)";

      (ii) by deleting "26(1)" and substituting "26(1A) or (1)".

    (c) In subclause (6), by deleting "to (6)" and substituting "to (6C)".

(a) In subclause (2) -

    (i) in paragraph (c), by deleting the full stop and substituting "; and";

    (ii) by adding -

      "(d) is not disqualified from being registered or voting under section 29 or 51.".

    (b) In subclause (6), by deleting everything after "Officer for the" and substituting "purposes of subsection (1) or (5) in accordance with regulations in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997) by the corporate elector concerned. The application must be in writing and be in the specified form.".

29(1) (a) In paragraph (a), by adding "either" after "has not".

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(b) In paragraph (c) -

    (i) in subparagraph (iii), by adding "Part II of" after "under";

    (ii) in subparagraph (iv), by deleting "prescribed offence under" and substituting "offence prescribed by".

(c) In paragraph (e), by deleting "any country" and substituting "the Central People's Government or any other country or territory".

30 (a) In subclause (4)(a), by deleting "persons who appear to that Officer to be" and substituting "those persons whom the Electoral Registration Officer is satisfied on reasonable grounds as being".

(b) In subclause (5), by adding "have been entered on an omissions list" after "register".

32(4) (a) By deleting "and any" and substituting "or any".

(b) By adding "or any other person" after "practitioner".

33 (a) By renumbering the clause as clause 33(1).

(b) By adding -

    "(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the Clerk to the Legislative Council must declare the existence of a vacancy under that subsection after becoming aware that, after the close of polling for an election, a candidate returned at the election has died before that candidate is declared to be elected as a Member at the election.".

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36 (a) In subclause (6), by deleting "is to be adjusted".

(b) By renumbering subclause (10) as subclause (8A).

(c) In subclause (9) -

    (i) by deleting "Subject to subsection (10), the" and substituting "The";

    (ii) by deleting "subsection (6)" and substituting "subsections (6) and (8A)";

    (iii) by deleting "is to be" and substituting "are taken as constituting".

37 (a) In subclause (1) -

    (i) in paragraph (a)(iii), by deleting everything after "an officer" and substituting "of the Legislative Council (including the Provisional Legislative Council) or a member of staff of The Legislative Council Commission (including The Provisional Legislative Council Commission); or ";

    (ii) in paragraph (b), by adding "either" after "has not";

    (iii) in paragraph (e) -

      (A) in subparagraph (iv), by adding "Part II of" after "under";

      (B) in subparagraph (v), by deleting "prescribed offence under" and substituting "offence prescribed by";

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      (iv) in paragraph (g), by deleting "salaried representative" and substituting "representative or salaried functionary";

      (v) in paragraph (i), by adding "or a voluntary arrangement" after "person's creditors".

    (b) ;In subclause (5), in the definition of "prescribed public officer", by adding "的" after "(訂明".

    38(1)(b) (a) In subparagraph (ii), by deleting the full stop and substituting "; and ".

    (b) By adding -

      (iii) a promissory oath given by the person to the effect that, if elected, he or she will not do anything during his or her term of office that would result in his or her -

    (A) becoming -

      (I) a prescribed public officer within the meaning of section 37(5); or

      (II) an officer of the Legislative Council (including the Provisional Legislative Council) or a member of staff of The Legislative Council Commission (including The Provisional Legislative Council Commission);

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      (B) being sentenced to death in Hong Kong or any other place;

      (C) being convicted of treason;

    (D) being convicted -

      (I) of a corrupt practice or an illegal practice (other than the illegal practice consisting of a contravention of section 19 of the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Ordinance (Cap. 288)); or

      (II) of a corrupt or an illegal practice within the meaning of any other enactment providing for the punishment of corrupt or illegal practices; or

      (III) of any offence under Part II of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap. 201); or

      (IV) of any offence prescribed by regulations in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997);

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      (E) being disqualified from being elected as a Member at an election because of the operation of this or any other law;

      (F) ;becoming a representative or salaried functionary of a government of a place outside Hong Kong;

      (G) becoming a member of any national, regional or municipal legislature, assembly or council of any place outside Hong Kong, other than a people's congress or people's consultative body of the People's Republic of China, whether established at the national or local level;

      (H) becoming a member of the armed forces of the Central People's Government or any other country or territory; or

      (I) in the case of a Member elected for a functional constituency, ceasing to have a substantial connection with the constituency.".

    39 By deleting subclause (1) and substituting -

    "(1) A person is not eligible to be nominated -

      (a) as a candidate for a constituency if the person is currently nominated either as a candidate for another constituency or as a candidate for election by the Election Committee; or

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      (b) as a candidate for election by the Election Committee if the person is currently nominated as a candidate for a constituency.".

    40(2) By deleting "made" and substituting "in force".

      42 (a) In subclause (1), by deleting "disrupted" and substituting "obstructed, disrupted, undermined".

      (b) In subclause (2), by deleting "disrupted" and substituting "obstructed, disrupted, undermined".

    47 (a) In subclause (11) -

      (i) by deleting "recount" and substituting "re-count";

      (ii) in paragraph (b), by deleting "exceed" and substituting "exceeds".

    (b) In subclause (12) -

      (i) by deleting "candidates is" and substituting "candidates are";

      (ii) by deleting "the proceeding" and substituting "then proceeding".

    48(5)(b) By adding ", or those candidates' votes," after "votes".

    49(2) By adding "or relative" after "simple".

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    50 (a) In subclause (1), by adding "or relative" after "simple".

      (b) In subclause (2), by deleting "At a general" and substituting "At the first general".

      (c) In subclause (3), by deleting "a" and substituting "the first".

      (d) In subclause (4), by adding "to" before "fill".

    51 (a) In subclause (1)(b), by deleting "Part 1 or 2 of".

    (b) By deleting subclause (3)(a) and (b) and substituting -

      (a) has ceased to be eligible to be registered as an elector for a geographical constituency; or

      (b) is not registered or has ceased to be registered as an elector for a geographical constituency.".

    (c) In subclause (5) -

      (i) in paragraph (a), by adding "either" after "has not";

      (ii) in paragraph (c)(iii), by adding "Part II of" after "under";

      (iii) in paragraph (e), by deleting "any country" and substituting "the Central People's Government or any other country or territory".

    57(3) By deleting "liable to conviction under this section only if" and substituting "not to be liable to conviction under this section unless".

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By adding -

    "(2A) In this section, "elector" (選民) includes an authorized representative of a corporate elector.".

59(3) By deleting everything after "includes" and substituting "nomination proceedings and the decisions of the Returning Officer or any Assistant Returning Officer.".

67 By deleting subclause (2) and substituting -

    "(2) If an election petition is lodged by 2 or more petitioners, the petition is terminated if the last remaining petitioner -

      (a) (where that petitioner is a natural person) dies; or

      (b) (where that petitioner is a body) ceases to exist.".

    70 By deleting subclause (1) and substituting -

      "(1) If, on the hearing of an election petition, the Court determines that a person who was originally declared to have been elected as a Member at an election was not duly elected, that person ceases to be a Member and, subject to subsection (2), that person's office as a Member becomes vacant from the date of the determination.".

    73(5) By deleting "executive authorities of the".

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    80(2) (a) In paragraph (c), by adding "and" at the end.

    (b) In paragraph (d), by adding "and" at the end.

    81 (a) By renumbering the clause as clause 81(1).

    (b) By adding -

      "(2) In this section, "Legislative Council" (立法會) includes the Provisional Legislative Council.".

    83 (a) By adding -

      "(1A) The Independent Commission Against Corruption Ordinance (Cap. 204) is amended as indicated in Part 1A of Schedule 4.".

    (b) By adding -

      "(3) The Federation of Hong Kong Industries Ordinance (Cap. 321) is amended as indicated in Part 3 of Schedule 4.".

    Schedule In item 6 -

    1, Part 2

      (a) in paragraph (13), by deleting "(F.M. Ltd.)." and substituting "(F.M.) Ltd.";

      (b) in paragraph (15), by deleting "Company Limited." and substituting "Co. Ltd.";

      (c) in paragraph (19), by deleting "Assocation" and substituting "Association";

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      (d) in paragraph (36), by deleting "The";

      (e) by deleting paragraphs (37), (54), (81), (93) and (152);

      (f) in paragraph (59), by deleting "HK" and substituting "Hong Kong,";

      (g) in paragraph (61), by deleting "Association" and substituting "Associations";

      (h) in paragraph (70), by deleting "Light Bus" and substituting "Lightbus";

      (i) in paragraph (79), by deleting "Instructors" and substituting "Instruction";

      (j) by deleting paragraph (82) and substituting -

        "(82) Public and Private Light Buses Driving Instructors' Society.";

      (k) in paragraph (106), by deleting "Star" and substituting ""Star"";

      (l) by deleting paragraph (131) and substituting -

        "(131) Hong Kong Guangdong Transportation Association Ltd.";

      (m) in paragraph (145), by deleting "Poineer" and substituting "Pioneer".

    Schedule (a) In item 7 -

    1, Part 3

      (i) in paragraph (2), by deleting "the following bodies";

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      (ii) in paragraph (4), by adding "or provisionally registered" after "registered";

      (iii) in paragraph (6) -

        (A) in subparagraph (a), by deleting "and industrial training centres" and substituting ", industrial training centres and skills centres";

      (B) by adding -

        "(d) Pinehill Village Advanced Training Centre of the Hong Kong Association for the Mentally Handicapped;

        (e) Caritas Lok Mo Vocational Training Centre of the Caritas - Hong Kong under the Caritas - Hong Kong Incorporation Ordinance (Cap. 1092).".

      (b) In item 8, by adding -

        "(6) The Legal Adviser of the Legislative Council Secretariat (including the Provisional Legislative Council Secretariat) and his assistants who are in the full-time employment of The Legislative Council Commission (including The Provisional Legislative Council Commission) and are barristers or solicitors as defined in the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap. 159).".

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      (c) In item 11 -

      (i) by deleting paragraph (7) and substituting -

        "(7) Radiographers registered under the Radiographers (Registration and Disciplinary Procedure) Regulation (Cap. 359 sub. leg.) and applicants for provisional registration who are deemed to be registered in respect of the radiographers' profession under section 18A of the Supplementary Medical Professions Ordinance (Cap. 359).";

      (ii) in paragraph (9), by adding "in respect of the physiotherapists' profession" after "deemed to be registered";

      (iii) in paragraph (11), by adding "in respect of the optometrists' profession" after "deemed to be registered";

      (iv) in paragraph (13)(c), by deleting "Government clinics" and substituting "the Government".

    (d) In item 17(3), by adding "in Hong Kong" after "Representatives".

    (e) In item 24 -

      (i) in paragraph (1), by adding ", China" after "Hong Kong";

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      (ii) in paragraph (2), by deleting "that have no" and substituting ", China that have no statutory bodies or";

      (iii) in paragraph (6) -

        (A) by deleting "the following bodies entitled to vote at general meetings of those bodies";

        (B) in subparagraphs (a) to (e), by adding "the" at the beginning;

        (C) in subparagraph (e), by deleting the full stop and substituting a semicolon;

        (D) by adding -

          "(f) the Hong Kong Book and Stationery Industry Association Company Limited,

        entitled to vote at general meetings of the respective bodies.";

      (iv) in paragraph (7), by deleting "sub-item (6) above" and substituting "paragraph (6)".

      (v) in paragraph (8) -

        (A) by deleting "the following bodies entitled to vote at general meetings of those bodies";

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        (B) in subparagraphs (a), (c) to (e), by adding "the" at the beginning;

        (C) by adding "entitled to vote at general meetings of the respective bodies." at the end.

      (f) In item 25 -

      (i) in paragraph (1) -

        (A) by deleting "the following bodies who entitled to vote at general meetings of those bodies";

        (B) in subparagraph (i), by deleting "Hong Kong" and substituting "Hongkong";

        (C) in subparagraph (j), by deleting "Hong Kong" and substituting "Hongkong";

        (D) by deleting subparagraph (1) and substituting -

          "(1) The Liquor & Provision Industries Association;";

        (E) by deleting subparagraph (o);

        (F) in subparagraph (u), by deleting the full stop and substituting a comma;

      (ii) by deleting paragraphs (2) to (4) and substituting -

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        "(2) Companies licensed under the Dutiable Commodities Ordinance (Cap. 109) for the import and/or export of dutiable commodities.

        (3) Companies registered under the Motor Vehicles (First Registration Tax) Ordinance (Cap. 330) for the import of motor vehicles for use in Hong Kong.

        (4) Companies licensed under the Control of Chemicals Ordinance (Cap. 145) for the import and/or export of controlled chemicals.

        (5) Companies licensed under the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap. 60) for the import and/or export of outboard engines and left hand drive vehicles and for the export of prescribed articles.".

      (g) In item 26 -

        (i) in column 1, by adding "constituency" after "functional";

        (ii) by adding before paragraph (1) -

          "(1A) Members of the Textile Council of Hong Kong Limited (other than those referred to in paragraph (1)(a) to (k)) entitled to vote at general meetings of the Council.";

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        (iii) in paragraph (1) -

          (A) by deleting "the following bodies entitled to vote at general meetings of those bodies";

          (B) in subparagraph (j), by deleting the full stop and substituting a semicolon;

          (C) by deleting subparagraph (1);

          (D) by adding "entitled to vote at general meetings of the respective bodies." at the end;

        (iv) by adding before paragraph (2) -

          "(2A) The Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles Limited.".

        (h) In item 27 -

          (i) by deleting "the following bodies entitled to vote at general meetings of those bodies";

          (ii) by deleting paragraphs (41) and (60);

          (iii) in paragraph (43), by deleting "Limited" and substituting "Ltd.";

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        (i) In item 28 -

          (i) in paragraph (1), by deleting "Fellow" and substituting "Fellows";

          (ii) in paragraph (3) -

            (A) by deleting "Fellow" and substituting "Fellows";

            (B) by deleting "Electronic" and substituting "Electronics";

          (iii) in paragraph (4) -

            (A) by deleting "Fellow" and substituting "Fellows";

            (B) by deleting "Electronic" and substituting "Electronics";

          (iv) in paragraph (5), by deleting "Fellow" and substituting "Fellows";

          (v) in paragraph (6), by deleting "Fellow" and substituting "Fellows";

        (vi) by adding -

          "(6A) Fellows, Senior Professional Members and Professional Members of the Hong Kong Association for Computer Education Ltd. entitled to vote at general meetings of the Association.

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          (6B) Full Members (Information Technology) of the Hong Kong Society of Medical Informatics Ltd. entitled to vote at general meetings of the Society.";

          (6C) Ordinary Members of the Hong Kong Telemedicine Association entitled to vote at general meetings of the Association.";

        (vii) in paragraph (7) -

          (A) by deleting "the following bodies entitled to vote at general meetings of those bodies";

          (B) in subparagraph (d), by deleting the full stop and substituting a comma;

          (C) by adding "entitled to vote at general meetings of the respective bodies." at the end;

        (viii) in paragraph (10), by deleting "Electronics".

        Schedule (a) In section 1 -

        2, Part 1

          (i) in subsection (6), by deleting "subsection (8)" and substituting "subsections (7), (7A), (8) and (8A)";

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          (ii) in subsection (7) -

            (A) by deleting "The Election" and substituting "Subject to subsections (7A), (8) and (8A), the Election";

            (B) in paragraph (c), by deleting "subject to subsection (8),";

            (C) by deleting "The persons referred to in paragraph (c) are the ex-officio members of the Election Committee.";

          (iii) by adding -

            "(7A) The Electoral Registration Officer must register the persons referred to in subsection (7)(c), other than those persons who have by notice under subsection (7B) declined registration, as ex-officio members of the Election Committee in accordance with regulations in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997).

            (7B) A person referred to in subsection (7)(c)(i) or (ii), who is registered as an elector in a functional constituency may, by giving written notice to the Electoral Registration Officer in accordance with regulations in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997), decline registration as an ex-officio member of the Election Committee.".

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          (iv) by adding -

            "(8A) If, after adding the difference referred to in subsection (8), the number of members allocated to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference subsector is equal to or exceeds the number of the Hong Kong members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, subsection (7)(b) is not to apply in relation to this subsector and the number of members allocated to this subsector is to be filled by all the persons holding office on the relevant date as Hong Kong members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and, where there is an excess in the number of members allocated, the excess number is to be allocated equally between the subsectors specified in items 5 and 6 of Table 4 and the remaining number, if any, is to be allocated to the subsector specified in item 6 of Table 4.".

          (b) In Table 5 -

          (i) in item 5 -

            (A) in paragraph (2), by adding "or provisionally registered" after "registered";

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            (B) in paragraph (4) -

              (I) by deleting "in the following" and substituting "with the following bodies";

              (II) in subparagraph (a), by deleting "and industrial training centres" and substituting ", industrial training centres and skills centres";

              (III) in subparagraph (c), by deleting the full stop at the end and substituting a semicolon;

              (IV) by adding -

                "(d) Pinehill Village Advanced Training Centre of the Hong Kong Association for the Mentally Handicapped;

                (e) Caritas Lok Mo Vocational Training Centre of the Caritas - Hong Kong under the Caritas - Hong Kong Incorporation Ordinance (Cap. 1092).";

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                (ii) in item 6(8), by deleting "Companies engaged in catering which are holders" and substituting "Holders".

              Schedule (a) By deleting section 2(2) and substituting -

              2, Part 2

                "(2) The Chief Executive in Council may, by order published in the Gazette, distribute the number of members allocated to the religious subsector among the designated bodies.".

              (b) In section 3(7), by deleting "of this Schedule".

              (c) In section 4(2) -

              (i) by deleting paragraph (a) and substituting -

                "(a) a person referred to in section 1(7)(c)(i) or (ii) (whether or not the person is an ex-officio member); or";

              (ii) by deleting "and".

              (d) In section 5 -

              (i) in paragraph (a)(ii), by adding "or" at the end;

              (ii) in paragraph (b), by adding "or" at the end;

              (iii) in paragraph (c) -

                (A) in subparagraph (ii), by adding "for" after "providing";

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                (B) in subparagraph (iii), by adding "Part II of" after "under";

                (C) in subparagraph (iv), by deleting "prescribed offence under" and substituting "offence prescribed by";

              (iv) in paragraph (e), by deleting "any country" and substituting "the Central People's Government or any other country or territory".

            Schedule (a) In section 7 -

            2, Part 3

              (i) in the definition of "last geographical constituencies provisional register", by deleting "選舉登記冊)" and substituting "選民登記冊)";

              (ii) in the definition of "last functional constituencies provisional register", by deleting "組別臨時選舉登記冊)" and substituting "界別臨時選民登記冊)";

              (iii) in the definition of "subsector final register", by adding "組" after "(界別分";

              (iv) in the definition of "subsector register", by deleting "of this Schedule".

            (b) In section 8 -

            (i) in subsection (1)(c) -

              (A) in subparagraph (i), by deleting "the third column" and substituting "column 3";

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              (B) in subparagraph (ii) -

                (I) by deleting "the Ordinance" and substituting "this Ordinance";

                (II) by deleting "otherwise";

              (ii) in subsection (2) -

                (A) in paragraph (a), by deleting "item 6" and substituting "item 7";

                (B) in paragraph (b), by deleting "item 6" and substituting "item 7";

              (iii) in subsection (3) -

                (A) in paragraph (a), by deleting "item 6" and substituting "item 7";

                (B) in paragraph (b), by deleting "item 6" and substituting "item 7";

              (iv) in subsection (4)(c), by deleting "4,";

              (v) in subsection (6), by deleting "item 6" and substituting "item 7";

              (vi) in subsection (7), by deleting "item 6" and substituting "item 7";

              (vii) in subsection (9)(a), by deleting "the Ordinance" and substituting "this Ordinance".

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            (c) In section 9 -

              (i) in subsection (2)(d), by deleting "disqualification from registration or voting under section 51 of the" and substituting "disqualified from registration or voting under section 29 or 51 of this";

            (ii) by deleting subsection (4) and substituting -

              "(4) A person cannot act as an authorized representative of a corporate voter unless the person is registered as such a representative by the Electoral Registration Officer.";

            (iii) in subsection (5) -

              (A) by adding ", but" before "only";

              (B) by adding "The replacement does not have effect until it is registered by the Electoral Registration Officer." at the end;

            (iv) in subsection (6), by deleting "Ordinance ( of 1997)" and substituting "Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997) by the corporate voter concerned".

          (d) By deleting section 13(2)(b) and substituting -

            "(b) a person referred to in section 1(7)(c)(i) or (ii) (whether or not the person is an ex-officio member); or".

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          (e) In section 14 -

            (i) in paragraph (e)(iii), by adding "Part II of" after "under";

            (ii) in paragraph (g), by deleting "any country" and substituting "the Central People's Government or any other country or territory".

          (f) In section 16, by adding "to" before "be held".

          (g) In section 18 -

            (i) in subsection (1), by deleting "disrupted" and substituting "obstructed, disrupted, undermined";

            (ii) in subsection (2), by deleting "he or she is of the opinion that the polling or counting is likely to be or is being disrupted" and substituting "the Chief Executive is of the opinion that the polling or counting is likely to be or is being obstructed, disrupted, undermined";

            (iii) in subsection (4), by deleting "is directed" and substituting "are directed".

          (h) In section 20 -

            (i) in subsection (2), by adding "the regulations and" before "regulations in force";

            (ii) in subsection (3), by deleting "regulations in force under" and substituting "this Ordinance and".

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          (i) In section 22 -

            (A) in subsection (2), by deleting "numbver" and substituting "number";

            (B) in subsection (3), by deleting everything after "If," and substituting "after the counting is finished at an Election Committee subsector election, a member or members is still to be returned for the subsector and the most successful candidates remaining have an equal number of votes, the Returning Officer must determine the result of the election by drawing lots.".

          (j) In section 23(1) -

          (i) in paragraph (b) -

            (A) in subparagraph (i), by adding "undergone" before "such";

            (B) in subparagraph (ii), by deleting "and" and substituting "or";

          (ii) in paragraph (d) -

          (A) in subparagraph (ii) -

            (I) by deleting "and" and substituting "or an";

            (II) by deleting everything after "providing" and substituting "for the punishment of corrupt or illegal practices; or";

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            (B) in subparagraph (iii), by adding "Part II of" after "under";

            (C) in subparagraph (iv), by deleting "prescribed offence under" and substituting "offence prescribed by";

          (iii) in paragraph (f), by deleting "any country" and substituting "the Central People's Government or any other country or territory".

        (k) In section 24, by deleting "it appears to the Revising Officer" and substituting "the Revising Officer is satisfied on reasonable grounds".

        (l) In section 26, by deleting "of this Schedule".

        (m) In section 29(1), by adding "on conviction" after "is liable".

        (n) In section 30 -

          (i) in subsection (2), by deleting "particular" and substituting "particulars";

          (ii) in subsection (3), by deleting "summary";

          (iii) by adding -

            "(4) In this section, "voter" (投票人) includes an authorized representative of a corporate voter.".

          (o) In section 32(4), by deleting "adviser" and substituting "practitioner or any other person".

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        Schedule (a) In subsection (2), by deleting everything after "30 June 1997" 3, section 1; and substituting -

        "but -

          (a) only in so far as that register relates to prescribed functional constituencies and those constituencies correspond to functional constituencies under this Ordinance; and

          (b) subject to the limitations specified in subsection (3A).".

        (b) In subsection (3), by deleting everything after paragraph (b) and substituting -

          "(c) the rural functional constituency;

          (d) the education functional constituency;

          (e) the legal functional constituency;

          (f) the accountancy functional constituency;

          (g) the medical functional constituency;

          (h) the health services functional constituency;

          (i) the engineering functional constituency;

          (j) the architectural, surveying and planning functional constituency;

        Clause Amendment Proposed

          (k) the labour functional constituency;

          (l) the social welfare functional constituency;

          (m) the real estate and construction functional constituency;

          (n) the tourism functional constituency;

          (o) the commercial (first) functional constituency;

          (p) the commercial (second) functional constituency;

          (q) the industrial (first) functional constituency;

          (r) the industrial (second) functional constituency;

          (s) the finance functional constituency;

          (t) the financial services functional constituency.".

        (c) By adding -

          "(3A) The following limitations are specified for the purposes of subsection (2) -

            (a) the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(c) forms the basis of the first provisional register for the Heung Yee Kuk functional constituency;

          Clause Amendment Proposed

            (b) in its application to the labour functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(k) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the names and other relevant particulars of the trade unions registered under the Trade Unions Ordinance (Cap. 332);

            (c) in its application to the social welfare functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(1) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service;

            (d) in its application to the real estate and construction functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(m) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to -

              (i) natural persons who are members of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong; and

            Clause Amendment Proposed

              (ii) the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Construction Association, Limited and The Hong Kong E&M Contractors' Association Limited;

            (e) in its application to the tourism functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(n) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of the Hong Kong Tourist Association (being travel industry members), the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong and the Board of Airline Representatives;

            (f) in its application to the commercial (first) functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(o) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce;

          Clause Amendment Proposed

            (g) in its application to the commercial (second) functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(p) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to -

              (i) natural persons who are members of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce; and

              (ii) the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce;

            (h) in its application to the industrial (first) functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(q) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to -

              (i) natural persons who are members of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries; and

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                (i) in its application to the industrial (second) functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(r) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong;

                (j) in its application to the finance functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(s) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the names and other relevant particulars of the banks, restricted licence banks and deposit-taking companies within the meaning of the Banking Ordinance (Cap. 155);

                (k) in its application to the financial services functional constituency, the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(t) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to -

              Clause Amendment Proposed

                (i) natural persons who are members of the Exchange Company within the meaning of the Stock Exchanges Unification Ordinance (Cap. 361), the Exchange Company within the meaning of the Commodities Trading Ordinance (Cap. 250) or The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society; and

                (ii) the names and other relevant particulars of the corporate members of the Exchange Company within the meaning of the Stock Exchanges Unification Ordinance (Cap. 361), the Exchange Company within the meaning of the Commodities Trading Ordinance (Cap. 250) or The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society;

              Clause Amendment Proposed

                (l) the names and other relevant particulars of the insurers authorized or deemed to be authorized under the Insurance Companies Ordinance (Cap. 41) in the provisional register for the prescribed functional constituency referred to in subsection (3)(t) forms the basis of the first provisional register only in relation to the insurance functional constituency.".

              (d) In subsection (4) -

                (i) in paragraph (a), by adding "and other relevant particulars" after "names";

                (ii) in paragraph (b), by adding "and other relevant particulars" after "names" where it twice appears.

              Schedule By deleting item 1 and substituting -

              4, Part 1

              "1. Section 33 Repeal the section and substitute -

              "33. Effect of conviction of

              an offence under this

              Ordinance

                Any person convicted of an offence under Part II of this Ordinance shall, by reason of such conviction, be disqualified for a period of 5 years from the date of such conviction from -

              Clause Amendment Proposed

                (a) being elected as a Member of the Legislative Council; or

                (b) being or being elected or appointed as a member of the Executive Council, the Urban Council, the Regional Council and any other public body, other than a public body specified in the Schedule.".

              Schedule By adding -

              4, new

              "PART 1A

              INDEPENDENT COMMISSION AGAINST CORRUPTION

              ORDINANCE

              Provision

              Item affected Amendment

              1. 10(5) Repeal paragraph (ea) and substitute -

                "(ea) any offence under regulations in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997);".".

              Clause Amendment Proposed

              Schedule (a) In item 9 -

              4, Part 2

                (i) in the proposed subsection (1)(e), by deleting "elected";

                (ii) in the proposed subsection (1)(f), by deleting "elected".

              (b) By deleting item 12 and substituting -

                "12. Section (a) Repeal subsection (1) and substitute -

                "(1) Where upon the hearing of an election petition relating to an election to become a Member of the Legislative Council, it is found by the certificate or report of the Court made in pursuance of the appropriate section of the relevant Ordinance, that any corrupt practice has been proved to have been committed in reference to the election questioned by such petition by or with the knowledge and consent of any candidate at such election, that candidate shall not, for 5 years from the date of that certificate or report (as the case may be), be capable of -

              Clause Amendment Proposed

                (a) being elected as a Member of the Legislative Council; or

                (b) holding office as an officer or servant of that Council,

              and he shall further be subject to the same incapacities as if at the date of the said certificate or report he had been convicted of a corrupt practice.

              (1A) Where upon the hearing of an election petition relating to an election to become a member of a body other than the Legislative Council, it is found by the certificate or report of the Court made in pursuance of the appropriate section of the relevant Ordinance, that any corrupt practice has been proved to have been committed in reference to the election questioned by such

            Clause Amendment Proposed

              petition by or with the knowledge and consent of any candidate at such election, that candidate shall not, for 5 years from the date of that certificate or report (as the case may be), be capable of being elected or of holding office as a member, officer or servant of that body, and he shall further be subject to the same incapacities as if at the date of the said certificate or report he had been convicted of a corrupt practice.".

              (b) In subsection (2), repeal "Boundary and Election Commission" where it twice appears and substitute "Electoral Affairs Commission".

              (c) Repeal subsection (3) and substitute -

              "(3) If the report is that any candidate for election to the Legislative Council has been guilty by his agents of a corrupt practice in reference to such election, that candidate shall be incapable of -

            Clause Amendment Proposed

              (a) being elected as a Member of the Legislative Council; or

              (b) holding office as an officer or servant of that Council,

            during a period of 5 years from the date of the report.

            (3A) If the report is that any candidate for election to a body other than the Legislative Council has been guilty by his agents of a corrupt practice in reference to such election, that candidate shall be incapable of being elected or of holding office as a member, officer or servant of that body during a period of 5 years from the date of the report.".

          Clause Amendment Proposed

            12A. Section 12(1) Repeal "made under section 7 of the Boundary and Election Commission Ordinance (Cap. 432)" and substitute "in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997)".

            12B. Section 14(2) Repeal "made under section 7 of the Boundary and Election Commission Ordinance (Cap. 432)" and substitute "in force under the Electoral Affairs Commission Ordinance (129 of 1997)".

            12C. Section 24 Repeal the section and substitute -

          "24. Incapacity of candidate

          reported guilty of illegal

          practice

            (1) Where upon the hearing of an election petition relating to an election to become a Member of the Legislative Council, it is found by the certificate or report of the Court made in pursuance of the relevant Ordinance that any illegal practice, other than an offence contrary to section 19 of this Ordinance, has been proved to have been committed in reference to the election questioned by or with the knowledge and consent of any candidate at such election, the candidate shall be incapable of -

          Clause Amendment Proposed

            (a) being elected as a Member of the Legislative Council; or

            (b) holding office as an officer or servant of that Council,

          during a period of 5 years from the date of that certificate or report (as the case may be).

          (2) Where upon the hearing of an election petition relating to an election to become a member of a body other than the Legislative Council, it is found by the certificate or report of the Court made in pursuance of the relevant Ordinance that any illegal practice, other than an offence contrary to section 19 of this Ordinance, has been proved to have been committed in reference to the election questioned by or with the knowledge and consent of any candidate at such election, the candidate shall be incapable of being elected or of holding office as a member, officer or servant of that body during a period of 5 years from the date of that certificate or report (as the case may be).".".

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        (c) By adding -

          "14. Section 29A Repeal "Boundary and Election Commission" wherever it appears and substitute "Electoral Affairs Commission".".

        Schedule By adding -

        4, new

        "PART 3

        FEDERATION OF HONG KONG INDUSTRIES ORDINANCE

        Provision

        affected Amendment

          1. 45(5) Repeal everything after "vote under" and substitute "item 20 of Schedule 1 to the Legislative Council Ordinance ( of 1997), the exercise of those powers does not take effect until the Secretary for Constitutional Affairs has given his written approval.".".

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        for Constitutional Affairs

        Clause Amendment Proposed

          3(2) By deleting "高級人員或僱員" wherever it appears and substituting "僱員或(如該團體是法人團體)高級人員或(如該團體不是法人團體) 人員".

        26(1) By deleting "可" and substituting "有資格".

        29(1)(c)(i) By adding a comma before "但".

        35(3)(k) By deleting "出入口界" and substituting "進出口界".

        36(8) By adding "單" after "提名名".

        41(1) (a) By deleting "(或" and substituting "或".

        (b) By adding "(以每份名單計" after "如此寄出".

        42(2) By deleting "受因" and substituting "正受".

        46 (a) In subclause (1) -

          (i) by deleting "選區或某選舉界別" and substituting "某選區或某選舉界別";

        Clause Amendment Proposed

          (ii) by deleting "選區或該選舉界別" and substituting "該選區或該選舉界別".

        (b) In subclause (4) -

          (i) by deleting "選區或某選舉界別" and substituting "某選區或某選舉界別";

          (ii) by deleting "選區或該選舉界別" and substituting "該選區或該選舉界別".

        (c) In subclause (5) -

        (i) by deleting "記為選區" and substituting "記為某選區";

        (ii) by deleting "列為選" and substituting "列為該選".

        49(5) By deleting ",要" and substituting "經必要".

        52(b) By deleting "提明" and substituting "提名".

          58(a) In subclause (1), by deleting "所選" and substituting "投票所選".

        (b) In subclause (2) -

        (i) by deleting "所選" and substituting "投票所選";

          (ii) by deleting "要求" where it twice appears and substituting "規定".

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        62 (a) In subclause (2), by adding "終審法院" before "首席".

        (b) In subclause (3) -

        (i) by adding "終審法院" before "首席";

          (ii) by deleting "本部、規管" and substituting "本部和規 管".

        80(2)(b)By deleting "繳付" and substituting "繳存".

        Schedule In item 6 -

        1, Part 2

          (a) in paragraph (10), by deleting "華" and substituting "國";

          (b) in paragraph (61), by adding "及" after "共";

          (c) in paragraph (80), by deleting "柜" and substituting "櫃";

          (d) in the Chinese text, by deleting paragraphs (151) to (154) and substituting -

        "(151) 東義造船業總商會有限公司。

        (152) 香港海事保險業協會。

        (153) 海上救援會(香港辦事處)。

        (154) 海上遊覽業聯會。".

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        Schedule (a) In item 7(2)(k), by adding "會成員" after "校董".

        1, Part 3

        (b) In item 11 -

          (i) in paragraph (5), by adding "業" before "及";

          (ii) in paragraph (13), by deleting "牙科診療師" and substituting "牙科治療師".

        (c) In item 24 -

          (i) in paragraph (3), by deleting "十八個行政區的地區體育協會。" and substituting "下列地區體育協會 ─";

          (ii) in the Chinese text, in paragraph (7), by deleting "Hong Kong Publishing Federation Ltd." and substituting "香港出版總會有限公司".

        (d) In item 25(1)(p), by deleting "口" and substituting "品".

        (e) In the Chinese text, in item 27(67), by deleting "The Kowloon Pig Laan Merchants Association" and substituting "九龍豬欄商會".

        (f) In item 28(8), by adding "類別" after "以下".

      Schedule (a) In Table 1, in item 16, by deleting "運輸界" and substituting

      2, Part 1 "航運交通界".

      (b) In Table 5, in item 4 -

        (i) in paragraph (1), by deleting "在下列機構任教的全職教學人員或相等職級的研究和行政人員" and substituting "在下列機構從事教學或研究的全職學術人員及同等職級的行政人員";

      Clause Amendment Proposed

        (ii) in paragraph (2)(k), by adding "會成員" after "校董".

      Schedule In section 6, by deleting "一樣".

      2, Part 2

      Schedule (a) In section 7 -

      2, Part 3

        (i) in the definition of "界別分組正式投票人登記冊", by adding "所有" after "須為";

        (ii) in the definition of "選舉委員會界別分組選舉" -

          (A) by deleting "選舉委員會界別分組的委員的選 舉" and substituting "某選舉委員會界別分組選出";

          (B) by deleting "選出;" and substituting "的委員的選舉;".

        (b) In section 8 -

          (i) in subsection (1)(b)(i), by adding "有關的" before "訂明";

          (ii) in subsection (1)(c)(ii), by adding "的申請" before ",或";

          (iii) in subsection (13), by adding "章程" before "細則".

        (c) In section 14(c)(ii), by deleting "及" and substituting "或".

        (d) In section 15(1), by adding "或已" after "已以".

      Clause Amendment Proposed

        (e) In section 22(1), by deleting "選舉制" where it secondly appears and substituting "投票制".

      (f) In section 22(3), by deleting "韱" and substituting "籤".

      (g) In section 23(1)(d), by deleting "被定罪".

      Schedule In section 1 -

      3

        (a) in subsection (3), by adding "選舉" before "組別";

        (b) in subsection (5)(b), by deleting "xxx";

        (c) in subsection (6)(a), by deleting "有關" and substituting "第(4)(b)款所提述".

      Schedule In item 8, in the definition of "選舉主任", in paragraph (b), by

      4, Part 2 adding "、" after "議員".

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      Clause Amendment Proposed

      By adding -

        "(4) The consideration of any bill or other business of the Legislative Council is not to be affected by the end of a session and may be resumed at any subsequent meeting, but is to lapse at the end of a term of office or on a dissolution of the Legislative Council.".

      New By adding -

      "9B. Emergency sessions of

      Legislative Council

        (1) The President must, at the request of the Chief Executive, convene an emergency session of the Legislative Council during the period after the end of the term of office or the dissolution of the Legislative Council but, before the date (if more than one, the first date), specified for the holding of a general election for all the Members of the Legislative Council.

        (2) For and only for the purpose of subsection (1), the persons holding office as Members of the Legislative Council during the term of office of the Legislative Council which immediately precedes the beginning of the emergency session shall be deemed to be Members of the Legislative Council.".

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      Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Andrew WONG Wang-fat, J.P.

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      29(1) (a) In paragraph (a) -

        (i) by deleting ", in Hong Kong or any other place," and substituting "in Hong Kong";

        (ii) by deleting "(by whatever name called)" and substituting "for a term exceeding 6 months";

        (iii) by adding "either" after "has not".

      (b) By deleting paragraph (b).

      (c) By deleting paragraph (c).

      51(5) (a) In paragraph (a) -

        (i) by deleting ", in Hong Kong or any other place," and substituting "in Hong Kong".

        (ii) by deleting "(by whatever name called)" and substituting "for a term exceeding 6 months".

      (b) By deleting paragraph (b).

      (c) By deleting paragraph (c).

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      Schedule In section 23(1) -

      2, Part 3

      (a) in paragraph (b) -

        (i) by deleting "or in any other place";

        (ii) by deleting "(by whatever name called)" and substituting "for a term exceeding 6 months";

      (b) by deleting paragraph (c).

      (c) by deleting paragraph (d).

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      Clause Amendment Proposed

      37(1) (a) In paragraph (b) -

        (i) by deleting ", in Hong Kong or any other place," and substituting "in Hong Kong";

        (ii) by deleting "(by whatever name called)" and substituting "for a term exceeding 3 months";

        (iii) by adding "either" after "has not".

      (b) By deleting paragraph (c).

      (c) In paragraph (e) -

        (i) by deleting "5 years" and substituting "4 years";

        (ii) in subparagraph (i), by deleting "3 months" and substituting "3 years".

      (d) In paragraph (i), by deleting everything after "undischarged bankrupt" and substituting a fullstop.

    Schedule (a) In section 5(a) -

    2, Part 2

      (i) by deleting "or in any other place";

      (ii) by deleting "(by whatever name called)" and substituting "for a term exceeding 3 months";

    Clause Amendment Proposed

      (iii) in subparagraph (ii), by adding "or" at the end.

    (b) In section 5(b), by adding "or" at the end.

    Schedule In section 14(c) -

    2, Part 3

      (a) by deleting "or in any other place";

      (b) by deleting "(by whatever name called)" and substituting "for a term exceeding 3 months".

    Schedule In item 1, by deleting "5 years" and substituting "4 years".

    4, Part 1

    Schedule In item 12, by deleting "5 years" and substituting "4 years".

    4, Part 2

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    Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Andrew WONG Wang-fat, J.P.

    Clause Amendment Proposed

    New By adding -

    23A. Who is eligible to be registered as a member:

    Election Committee

      Subject to this Part, a person is eligible to be registered as a member of the Election Committee only if the person -

        (a) has been duly elected or nominated by an Election Committee subsector as a member in accordance with Part 3 of Schedule 2 or who is an ex-officio member; and

        (b) is either -

          (i) registered as an elector under this Part for a geographical constituency; or

          (ii) eligible to be registered as an elector under this Part for a geographical constituency and has made an application to be so registered.".

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        New By adding -

        "36A. A Nomination lists for Election Committee

          Section 36 applies to nomination lists for the Election Committee as if all references to geographical constituency were references to the Election Committee and with necessary modifications.".

        50 By deleting the clause and substituting -

        "50. System of voting and counting of votes:

        Election Committee

          Section 47 applies to the system of voting and counting of votes for the Election Committee as if all references to geographical constituency were references to the Election Committee and with necessary modifications.".

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        Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Andrew WONG Wang-fat, J.P.

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        Schedule In Table 4, by deleting items 5 and 6 and substituting -

        2, Part 1

        "5.

        District Organizations for Districts in the Urban Council Area

        Members of the Provisional Urban Council and members of the Hong Kong and Kowloon Provisional District Boards.

        21

        6.

        District Organizations for Districts in the Regional Council Area

        Members of the Provisional Regional Council and members of the New Territories District Boards.

        21"

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        Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Bruce LIU Sing-lee

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        13 By adding -

          "(ba) alters either the Member's nationality or the fact as to whether the Member has a right of abode in a country other than the People's Republic of China as declared under section 38(1)(b)(ii), except where the Member has declared that he or she has a nationality other than that of Chinese or has a right of abode in a country other than the People's Republic of China, and subsequently the Member -

            (i) has acquired or restored the Chinese nationality or has been naturalized as a Chinese national; or

            (ii) has given up or otherwise ceased to have that right of abode; or".

          35 (a) In subclause (1)(e), by adding "subject to section 35A," before "is a Chinese citizen".

          (b) In subclause (2)(f), by deleting "except in the case of the 12 functional constituencies specified in subsection (3)," and substituting "except in the case of the 6 functional constituencies specified in section 35A(4)".

          (c) By deleting subclause (3).

        New By adding -

        "35A. Allocation of relevant nationality quota

        (1) In this section -

          "candidate not of Chinese nationality" (非中國籍候選人) means a candidate who is a permanent resident of Hong Kong but he or she has a nationality other than that of Chinese or has a right of abode in a country other than the People's Republic of China;

          "candidate of Chinese nationality" (中國籍候選人) means a candidate who is a permanent resident of Hong Kong and he or she has a Chinese nationality with no right of abode in any country other that the People's Republic of China;

          "list"(名單) means a list of candidates referred to in section 36(9);

          "nominee not of Chinese nationality" (非中國籍獲提名人) means a candidate not of Chinese nationality and whose name is included in a nomination list as a candidate referred to in section 36;

          "nominee of Chinese nationality" (中國籍獲提名人) means a candidate of Chinese nationality and whose name is included in a nomination list as a candidate referred to in section 36;

          "permitted nationality quota" (容許國籍名額) means the maximum number of Members who are candidates not of Chinese nationality, not more than 12, to be returned for the geographical constituencies, the functional constituencies and the Election Committee;

          "relevant nationality quota" (有關國籍名額) means the permitted nationality quota allocated to the geographical constituencies, the functional constituencies or the Election Committee (as the case may be) under subsection (2).

        (2) The permitted nationality quota must be allocated in the following manner -

          (a) 6 in the functional constituencies;

          (b) 5 in the geographical constituencies (being 1 for each geographical constituency); and

          (c) 1 in the Election Committee election.

        (3) The election is not to be invalidated by reason of Members returned not taking up the permitted nationality quota or the relevant nationality quota.

        (4) The following 6 functional constituencies are specified for the purposes of section 35(2) -

          4 (a) the legal functional constituency;

          (b) the accountancy functional constituency;

          (c) the engineering functional constituency;

          (d) the commercial (first) functional constituency;

          (e) the industrial (first) functional constituency; and

          (f) the finance functional constituency.

        (5) At an election to return Members for the geographical constituencies, the allocation of the relevant nationality quota is to be in the following manner in respect of each geographical constituency -

          (a) at most one nominee not of Chinese nationality is permitted on a list;

          (b) if there are more than one list for the same geographical constituency consisting of nominees not of Chinese nationality, such lists are to be ranked in the order of priority according to the number of votes they have obtained;

          (c) the list which has obtained the largest number of votes in a geographical constituency is eligible to take up the relevant nationality quota for each geographical constituency and the nominee not of Chinese nationality who is returnable for that list in accordance with section 47 is to be elected;

        Clause Amendment Proposed

          (d) if the list which has obtained the largest number of votes in a geographical constituency does not include any nominee not of Chinese nationality, then the list which has obtained the next largest number of votes, or if necessary, the next larger, is eligible to take up the relevant nationality quota for each geographical constituency and the nominee not of Chinese nationality who is returnable for that list in accordance with section 47 is to be elected; and

          (e) when the relevant nationality quota for each geographical constituency has been taken up by a nominee not of Chinese nationality in accordance with subsection (5)(c) or (d), as the case may be, other nominees not of Chinese nationality in other list, if any, shall be disregarded for the purpose of returning a Member for the geographical constituency and be taken not to be elected. The seats that should have been taken up by those nominees not of Chinese nationality, if any, are to be taken up by either the nominees who are of Chinese nationality of the same list according to the order of priority on such list or if there are no such nominees on the list for the case of single candidate, those seats would be taken up in accordance with section 47 by applying the largest remainder formula.

        Clause Amendment Proposed

          (6) At an election for returning Members by the Election Committee, the candidates are to be ranked in the order of priority according to the number of votes they have obtained. The candidate not of Chinese nationality who ranks in the highest priority and is returnable in accordance with section 50 is eligible to take up the relevant nationality quota for the Election Committee and is to be elected. When the relevant nationality quota for the Election Committee has been taken up by a candidate not of Chinese nationality, other candidates not of Chinese nationality in the election by the Election Committee, if any, is to be disregarded for the purpose of returning a Member by the Election Committee and be taken not to be elected. The seats that should have been taken up by those candidates not of Chinese nationality, if any, is to be taken up by other candidates who are of Chinese nationality according to the order of priority as ranked.

        (a) In subclause (3), by adding -

          "(ba) not consist of more than one nominee not of Chinese nationality within the meaning of section 35A;

        (b) By adding -

          "(6A) The Returning Officer must strike out the names of nominees who are not of Chinese nationality from a nomination list if there are more than one such nominees on that list and adjust the order of priority in which the names of nominees appear on that list accordingly.".

          47(a) In subclause (5), by adding "section 35A and" before "this section".

          (b) In subclause (13), by deleting "As soon as practicable" and substituting "Subject to section 35A and this section, as soon as practicable".

        59(3) By adding "registration of electors," after "includes".

        Schedule (a) In section 1, by adding -

        2, Part 1

          "(8A) If, after adding the difference referred to in subsection (8), the number of members allocated to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference subsector is equal to or exceeds the number of the Hong Kong members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, subsection (7)(b) is not to apply in relation to this subsector and the number of members allocated to this subsector is to be filled by all the persons holding office on the relevant date as Hong Kong members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and, where there is an excess in the number of members allocated, the excess number is to be allocated to the subsector specified in item 5 of Table 4 in accordance with the order of priority of the Provisional District Boards as ranked therein beginning with the Wong Tai Sin PDB and then proceeding in descending order to the Wan Chai PDB and the remaining number, if any, is to be allocated to the Provisional District Boards subsector as ranked therein beginning with the Eastern PBD and then proceeding in descending order.".

        (b) In subsection 1(6), by deleting "section (8)" and substituting "subsections (8) and (8A)";

      Clause Amendment Proposed

        (c) In subsection 1(7)(b), by deleting "items 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Table 4" and substituting "items 3, 4 and 5 of Table 4".

      (d) In Table 4, by deleting items 5 and 6 and substituting -

      "5. Provisional District Members of the -

      Boards ("PDB") (a) Eastern PDB 3

      established under the (b) Kwun Tong PDB 3

      Provisional District (c) Sha Tin PDB 3

      Boards Ordinance (d) Kwai Tsing PDB 3

      (Cap. 366) (e) Yuen Long PDB 3

      (f) Tuen Mun PDB 3

      (g) Wong Tai Sin PDB 2

      (h) Kowloon City PDB 2

      (i) Sham Shui Po PDB 2

      (j) Tai Po PDB 2

      (k) Tsuen Wan PDB 2

      (l) Southern PDB 2

      (m) Yau Tsim Mong PDB 2

      (n) North PDB 2

      (o) Central and Western PDB 2

      (p) Islands PDB 2

      (q) Sai Kung PDB 2

      (r) Wan Chai PDB 2".

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      Revised Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Ronald ARCULLI

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      13 By adding -

        "(1)(bb) is the President and has been found by the court, in accordance with the Mental Health Ordinance (Cap. 136), to be of unsound mind and incapable of managing himself or herself and his or her affairs, but a person disqualified under this subsection shall be eligible for re-election if, under that Ordinance, it is subsequently found that the person's unsoundness of mind has ceased; or".

      37(1) By deleting paragraph (a)(iii) and substituting -

        "(iii) an officer or employee of the Legislative Council (including the Provisional Legislative Council), the Urban Council (including the Provisional Urban Council) or the Regional Council (including the Provisional Regional Council) or a member of staff of The Legislative Council Commission (including The Provisional Legislative Council Commission); or".

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      Amendments to be moved by Prof the Honourable NG Ching-fai

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      23 (a) In subclause (3)(d), by deleting ", the insurance".

      (b) In subclause (4) -

      (i) by deleting "5,";

      (ii) by adding "23(4),".

        (c) In subclause (5), by deleting "23" and substituting "23(1) to (3)".

        (d) In subclause (6), by deleting "7(2)" and substituting "7A(2)".

      35 In subclause (3) -

        (i) by deleting "the semicolon" in item (k) and substituting "a fullstop";

        (ii) by deleting item (1).

      Schedule By deleting item 5.

      1, Part 2

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      Schedule (a) before item 7, by adding -

      1, Part 3

      "7A. Higher Education (1) Full-time academic staff

      functional engaged in teaching or

      constituency research and administrative

      staff of equivalent rank in -

        (a) institutions of higher education funded through the University Grants Committee;

        (b) approved post secondary colleges registered under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap. 320);

        (c) technical colleges established under the Vocational Training Council Ordinance (Cap. 1130);

        (d) The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts;

        (e) The Open University of Hong Kong.

      (2) Members of the following bodies -

    Clause Amendment Proposed

      (a) the Council of the University of Hong Kong;

      (b) the Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong;

      (c) the Council of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology;

      (d) the Council of the City University of Hong Kong.

      (e) the Council of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University;

      (f) the Council of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts;

      (g) the Council of The Open University of Hong Kong;

      (h) the Council of the Vocational Training Council;

      (i) the Council of The Hong Kong Institute of Education;

    Clause Amendment Proposed

      (j) the Council of the Hong Kong Baptist University;

      (k) the Board of Governors of the Lingnan College;

      (l) the Board of Governors of the Hong Kong Shue Yan College.".

    (b) In item 7, by deleting paragraphs (1) and (2).

    (c) In item 23, by adding -

      "(4) Insurers authorized or deemed to be authorized under the Insurance Companies Ordinance (Cap. 41).".

    Schedule (a) In section 1(5)(a), by deleting "except in the case of the higher

    2, Part 1 education and education subsectors" and substituting "except in the case of the insurance and the financial services subsectors.".

    (b) In section 1(5)(c), by deleting "higher education, education", and substituting "insurance, financial services".

(c) In Table 5, by deleting items 4 and 5 and substituting -

    "4. Insurance Insurers authorized or deemed to be authorized under the Insurance Companies Ordinance (Cap. 41);

Clause Amendment Proposed

    5. Financial (1) Members of the Exchange Company

    Services within the meaning of the Stock Exchanges Unification Ordinance (Cap. 361) entitled to vote at general meetings of the Company.

    (2) Members of the Exchange Company within the meaning of the Commodities Trading Ordinance (Cap. 250) entitled to vote at general meetings of the Company.

    (3) Members of The Chinese Gold & Silver Exchange Society entitled to vote at general meetings of the Society.".

Schedule In section 8 -

2, Part 3

      (a) by deleting "higher education" and substituting "insurance".

      (b) by deleting "education" and substituting "financial services".

      (c) by deleting "paragraph (1) or (2) of item 6" and substituting "paragraph (4) of item 23".

      (d) by deleting "paragraph (3), (4), (5), (6) or (7) of item 6" and substituting "paragraph (1), (2) or (3) of item 23".

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    Amendments to be moved by the Honourable CHAN Kam-lam

    Clause Amendment Proposed

    23(4) By adding "15(3) or (4)," after "14,".

    Schedule In item 15, by adding -

    1, Part 3

        "(3) Exempted societies within the meaning of the Societies Ordinance (Cap. 151) whose aims are as follows -

          (a) to promote the co-ordination and improvement of social service activities;

          (b) to develop resources, such as manpower, funds and data, for social service activities; or

          (c) to promote public understanding of social service needs and the role of the voluntary agencies in meeting those needs.

        (4) Non-profit making companies registered under the Companies Ordinance (Cap. 32) whose aims are as follows -

          (a) to promote the co-ordination and improvement of social service activities;

          (b) to develop resources, such as manpower, funds and data, for social service activities; or

          (c) to promote public understanding of social service needs and the role of the voluntary agencies in meeting those needs.".

        Schedule (a) In section 1 -

        2, Part 1

          (i) in subsection (6), by deleting "subsection (8)" and substituting "subsections (8) and (8A)";

        (ii) in subsection (7) -

        (A) in paragraph (b) -

          (I) by adding "subject to subsection (8A)," before "the number of members";

          (II) by deleting ", 5 and 6" and substituting " and 5";

        (B) in paragraph (c), by deleting "subsection (8)" and substituting "subsections (8) and (8A)";

      (iii) by adding -

        "(8A) If, after adding the difference referred to in subsection (8), the number of members allocated to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference subsector is equal to or exceeds the number of the Hong Kong members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, subsection (7)(b) is not to apply in relation to this subsector and the number of members allocated to this subsector is to be filled by all the Hong Kong members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and, where there is an excess in the number of members allocated, the excess number is to be allocated to the subsector specified in item 5 of Table 4.".

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      (b) by deleting Table 2 and substituting -

      " TABLE 2

      Second Sector

      Item Subsector Number of members

      1. Accountancy 18

      2. Architectural, surveying and planning 18

      3. Chinese medicine 18

      4. Education 19

      5. Engineering 18

      6. Health services 19

      7. Higher education 18

      8. Information technology 18

      9. Legal 18

      10. Medical 18

      11. Sports, performing arts, culture and publication 18".

      (c) by deleting Table 3 and substituting -

      " TABLE 3

      Third Sector

      Item Subsector Number of members

      1. Agriculture and fisheries 40

      2. Labour 80

      3. Religious 40

      4. Social welfare 40".

      (d) by deleting Table 4 and substituting -

      " TABLE 4

      Fourth Sector

      Item Subsector Constituents Number of members

      1. National People's Hong Kong deputies 36

      Congress to the NPC.

      ("NPC")

      2. Provisional Legislative Members of the PLC. 60

      Council

      ("PLC")

      3. Chinese People's Hong Kong members 41

      Political Consultative of the National

      Conference Committee of the

      ("CPPCC") CPPCC.

      4. Heung Yee Kuk Chairman and Vice- 21

      Chairman of the

      Heung Yee Kuk and

      the Ex-Officio,

      Special and Co-opted

      Councillors of the

      Full Council of the

      Heung Yee Kuk.

      5. Provisional District Members of the 42".

      Boards Provisional District

      Boards.

      Schedule In section 8 -

      2, Part 3

        (a) in subsection (4)(c), by deleting ", 5 or 6" and substituting "or 5";

        (b) in subsection (9), by deleting ", 5 or 6" and substituting "or 5".

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      Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Choy So-yuk

      Clause Amendment Proposed

      23 In subclause (4), by adding "to (4)" after "26(3)".

      Schedule In item 26 -

      1, Part 3

        (a) By deleting item 26(2) and substituting "Members of Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel entitled to vote at general meetings of the Institution.".

        (b) By adding -

        "(4) textiles traders who are registered by the Director-General of trade as Textiles Traders pursuant to regulation 5A of the Import and Export

        (General) Regulations (Cap. 60 sub. leg.) and are carrying on business of -

          (a) importing textiles from any country or place;

          (b) exporting textiles that are not entitled to a certificate of Hong Kong origin to any country or place; or

          (c) exporting textiles that are entitled to a certificate of Hong Kong origin to a country or place with which Hong Kong does not have a bilateral textiles agreement to control exports of textiles from Hong Kong to the country or place.".

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        Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Ambrose LAU Hon-chuen, J.P.

        Schedule (a) In item 17, by adding -

        1, Part 3

          "(4) Members of the Hong Kong Hotels Association entitled to vote at general meetings of the Association.

          (5) Members of the Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners entitled to vote at general meetings of the Federation.".

        (b) In item 28, by adding -

          "(1A) Fellows, Members and Graduate Members of Information Technology Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers who are entitled to vote at general meetings of the Division.".

        Schedule (a) In section 1(5) -

        2, Part 1

          (i) in paragraph (a), by adding "and the tourism and hotel subsectors" after "subsectors";

          (ii) in paragraph (c), by adding "tourism," before "hotel,".

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        (b) in Table 5, by adding -

          "1A. Tourism (1) Travel industry members of the Hong Kong Tourist Association entitled to vote at general meetings of the Association.

          (2) Members of the Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong entitled to vote at general meetings of the Council.

          (3) Members of the Board of Airline Representatives in Hong Kong.".

        Schedule In section 8 -

        2, Part 3

        (a) in subsection (1) -

          (i) in paragraph (a), by adding "and the tourism and hotel subsectors" after "subsectors";

          (ii) in paragraph (c), by adding "and the tourism and hotel subsectors" after "subsectors";

        (b) by adding -

          "(3A) A person is eligible to be registered as a voter for the tourism subsector if the person -

            (a) is a person described in paragraph (1), (2) or (3) of item 17 of Schedule 1 and has made an application to be registered for the tourism functional constituency; or

            (b) was registered for the functional constituency corresponding to the tourism functional constituency in the last functional constituencies provisional register and is eligible to be registered as an elector for the tourism functional constituency by reason of being a person described in paragraph (1), (2) or (3) of item 17 of Schedule 1.

          (3B) A person is eligible to be registered as a voter for the hotel subsector if -

          (a) the person is a person described in paragraph (4) or (5) of item 17 of Schedule 1 and has made an application to be registered in the tourism functional constituency; or

          (b) the person was registered for the functional constituency corresponding to the tourism functional constituency in the last functional constituencies provisional register and is eligible to be registered as an elector for the tourism functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (4) or (5) of item 17 of Schedule 1.";

        (c) by adding -

          "(8A) A person who is registered, or applies to be registered, as an elector for the tourism functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (1), (2) or (3) of item 17 of Schedule 1 may be registered only as a voter for the tourism subsector.

          (8B) A person who is registered, or applies to be registered, as an elector for the tourism functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (4) or (5) of item 17 of Schedule 1 may be registered only as a voter for the hotel subsector.

          (8C) A person who is eligible to be registered as a voter for both for the tourism subsector and the hotel subsector, may only be registered as a voter for the hotel subsector.";

        (d) in subsection (10), by adding "1A," after "item 1,".

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        Amendments to be moved by the Honourable MA Fung-kwok

        Clause Amendment Proposed

        Schedule (a) In item 24(8) -

        1, Part 3

          (i) in subparagraph (e), by deleting the comma and substituting a semicolon;

          (ii) by adding -

            "(f) the Hong Kong Theatres Association Ltd.;

            (g) The Hong Kong Video Industry Association Ltd.,".

          (b) By deleting item 27(50) and (51).

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          Amendments to be moved by the Honourable MA Fung-kwok

          Schedule In section 1 -

          2, Part 1

            (a) in subsection (7)(b), by adding "subject to subsection (10)," before "the number of members";

            (b) by adding -

              "(10) (a) Subject to paragraph (b), the number of members allocated to the sports, performing arts, culture and publication subsector is to be divided equally among the 4 sub-subsectors constituting the said subsector, namely sports, performing arts, culture and publication sub-subsectors.

              (b) If the number of members cannot be allocated equally as an integer, the sub-subsectors are to be allocated the largest possible integer, and the remaining number is to be allocated according to the number of voters of the sub-subsectors such that the sub-subsector having the greatest number of voters is allocated a seat first until all the seats are allocated.".

            Schedule (a) By renumbering section 7 as section 7(1);

            2, Part 3,

            Division 1 (b) In section 7(1), by adding -

              ""Election Committee sub-subsector election" (選舉委員會小組選舉) means an election to elect members by the sports, performing arts, culture and publication subsector in accordance with section 1(10);";

            (c) By adding -

              "7(2) In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires, all references to the "Election Committee subsector election" and "subsector" shall, in respect of the sports, performing arts, culture and publication subsector, mean an "Election Committee sub-subsector election" and "sub-subsector" respectively and with any necessary modifications.".

            Schedule In section 8, by adding -

            2, Part 3,

              Division 2 "(1A) A person is eligible to be registered as a voter for the sports, performing arts, culture and publication subsector subject to the following conditions -

                (a) a person who is registered, or applies to be registered, as an elector for the sports, performing arts, culture and publication functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (1), (2), (3), (23), (27), (42), (43), (45), (51), (55) or (60) of item 24 of Schedule 1 may be registered only as a voter for the sports sub-subsector; and

                (b) a person who is registered, or applies to be registered, as an elector for the sports, performing arts, culture and publication functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (8), (9), (10), (12), (17), (18), (19), (20), (21), (22), (29), (38), (41), (44), (46), (47), (48), (49), (53), (56), (57), (58), (61), (62) or (67) of item 24 of Schedule 1 may be registered only as a voter for the performing arts sub-subsector; and

                (c) a person who is registered, or applies to be registered, as an elector for the sports, performing arts, culture and publication functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (4), (5), (11), (13), (14), (15), (24), (25), (30), (31), (32), (33), (34), (35), (36), (37), (40), (50), (54), (59), (63), (66) or (68) of item 24 of Schedule 1 may be registered only as a voter for the culture sub-subsector; and

                (d) a person who is registered, or applies to be registered, as an elector for the sports, performing arts, culture and publication functional constituency by virtue of being a person described in paragraph (6), (7), (16), (26), (39), (52), (64), (65), (69) or (70) of item 24 of Schedule 1 may be registered only as a voter for the publication sub-subsector.".

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              Amendments to be moved by the Honourable CHAN Choi-hi

              35(1)(e) By deleting -

                "is a Chinese citizen who" and "with no right of abode in any country other than the People's Republic of China"

              35(2)(f) By deleting -

                "except in the case of the 12 functional constituencies specified in sub-section (3), is a Chinese citizen who" and "with no right of abode in any country other than the People's Republic of China"

              35(3) By deleting this clause.

              47 By adding -

                "(12A) Among the 20 members to be returned for all geographical constituencies, there must be no more than 4 Members ("the quota") who are not of Chinese nationality or who have the right of abode in foreign countries. If the number of candidates elected returned in the geographical constituencies who are not of Chinese nationality or who have the right of abode in foreign countries exceeds the quota, those who get the greatest and next 3 greatest percentage of votes are to be elected as Members. The unfilled places, if any, are to be taken by the candidates of the same constituency obtaining the next greatest percentage of votes who are of Chinese nationality and who do not have the right of abode in foreign countries."

              47 By adding -

                "(12B) For the purpose of subsection (12A), foreign countries mean countries other than the People's Republic of China."

                48(7) By deleting "As soon as" and substituting "Subject to section 49(A), as soon as".

              49 By adding -

                "(A) Among the 30 members to be returned for all functional constituencies, there must be no more than 6 Members ("the quota") who are not of Chinese nationality or who have the right of abode in foreign countries. If the number of candidates elected returned in the functional constituencies who are not of Chinese nationality or who have the right of abode in foreign countries exceeds the quota, those who get the greatest and next 5 greatest percentage of votes are to be elected as Members. The unfilled places, if any, are to be taken by the candidates of the same constituency obtaining the next greatest percentage of votes who are of Chinese nationality and who do not have the right of abode in foreign countries."

              49 By adding -

                "(B) For the purpose of subsection (A), foreign countries mean countries other than the People's Republic of China."

              49(7) By deleting "As soon as" and substituting "Subject to section 49(A), as soon as".

            50 By adding -

              "(1B) Among the 10 members to be returned for the Election Committee, there must be no more than 2 Members ("the quota") who are not of Chinese nationality or who have the right of abode in foreign countries. If the number of candidates elected returned in the Election Committee who are not of Chinese nationality or who have the right of abode in foreign countries exceeds the quota, those who get the greatest and the next greatest number of votes are to be elected as Members. The unfilled places, if any, are to be taken by the candidates of the Election Committee obtaining the next greatest number of votes who are of Chinese nationality and who do not have the right of abode in foreign countries."

              50(1) (i) By deleting "the simple majority system of election (otherwise known as the "first past the post" voting system)" and substituting "the single transferable vote system of election".

              (ii) By adding after "vacancies and no more.": "The system shall include the following features, that is to say -

                (a) the Election Committee shall return the relevant number of Members;

                (b) the elector voting in respect of the Election Committee shall have a single vote;

                (c) the single vote shall be transferable amongst the candidates, the elector marking perferences on his/her ballot paper in descending order against a number of candidates being not less than the relevant number of those candidates;

                (d) subject to the paragraph (g), the candidates to be elected shall obtain a quota of votes, the quota to be determined as follows -

              Clause Amendment Proposed

              total number of valid votes + 1 = quota*

              relevant number + 1

                *(any part of the resulting number which is a fraction to be disregarded);

                (e) surpluses in excess of the quota shall be transferred on a proportional basis to the candidates then remaining in accordance with the next available preferences marked on the ballot papers;

                (f) subject to the paragraph (g), the candidate or candidates with the least number of votes shall be eliminated and the votes of that candidate or those candidates shall be transferred to the candidates then remaining in accordance with the next available preferences marked on the ballot papers until the relevant number of candidates are elected as Members; and

                (g) where, at the final stage of the count, one or more of the relevant number of candidates have not been elected as Members because of his or her or their inability to obtain a quota of votes in accordance with paragraph (d) that candidate or those candidates then remaining (and not eliminated at that stage) shall be declared by the returning officer to be elected."

              50 By adding -

                "(1A) For the purpose of subsection (1), 'relevant number' (有關數目) -

                  (a) in relation to the first general election, means the number specified in section 21;

                  (b) in relation to an election held to fill a number of vacancies for Members remaining where -

                  (i) no candidate is validly nominated at the first general election;

                  (ii) every validly nominated candidate has withdrawn his nomination at the first general election; or

                  (iii) the number of candidates who have not withdrawn their nominations at the first general election is less than the number specified in section 21;

                means the number of those remaining vacancies; or

                  (c) in relation to an election held under section 34(1), means the aggregate number of vacancies declared under section 33 for which that election is held."

                50 By adding -

                  "(1C) For the purpose of subsection (1B), foreign countries mean countries other than the People's Republic of China."

                50 By deleting subclauses (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6).

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                Amendments to be moved by Dr Honourable LEONG Che-hung, J.P.

                  35 (a) In subclause (2)(f), by deleting "specified in subsection (3)" and substituting "specified by notice published in the Gazette under subsection (3)".

                (b) By deleting subclause (3) and substituting -

                  "(3) The Chief Executive must, as soon as practicable, but not later than 14 days after the commencement of this Ordinance, determine by the drawing of lots which 12 of the functional constituencies are to be specified for the purpose of subsection (2)(f). The Chief Executive must, by notice published in the Gazette, specify -

                    (a) the time and place for the drawing of lots not less than 7 days before it is to take place; and

                    (b) the results of his determination as soon as practicable after the drawing of lots.".

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                  Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Mrs Elsie TU

                  50(2) By deleting the sub-clause and substituting -

                    "(2) (a) At the first general election a member of the Election Committee is entitled to cast 10 votes for candidates nominated for election by that Committee. At a by-election during the first term of office of the Legislative Council to fill a vacancy among the Members returned by the Election Committee, a member of that Committee is entitled to cast the same number of votes as the number of Members to be returned at the by-election.

                    (b) In order for his votes to be valid at the first general election or by-election during the first term of office of the Legislative Council, a member of the Election Committee must cast all the votes under his entitlement in paragraph (a)."

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                  Amendments to be moved by the Honourable Frederick FUNG Kin-kee

                  46 By deleting the subclause (4) and substituting -

                    "(4) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Ordinance or any other law, each elector shall be entitled to vote once and once only at an election.".

                  51 By adding -

                    "(1A) A person registered as an elector is disqualified from voting at an election if the person has voted more than once at an election.".