RULES OF PROCEDURE OF
THE PROVISIONAL LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF
THE HONG KONG
SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
MADE BY THE PROVISIONAL LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION ON 12 APRIL 1997.
28. Statements by Designated Public Officers
(1) A designated public officer who wishes to make a statement on any issue concerning public interest shall inform the President of his wish before the beginning of the meeting at which he wishes to make the statement.
(2) No debate may arise on such a statement but the President may in his discretion allow short questions to be put to the public officer making the statement for the purpose of elucidating it.