LegCo Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Special Meeting on Thursday, 3 June 1999 at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Briefing by the Administration on the following -

    1. procedures which the Administration has followed in seeking an interpretation of the Basic Law from the NPCSC;

    2. NPCSC's procedures for exercising its authority to interpret the Basic Law;

    3. operation of the Basic Law Committee for consultation by NPCSC under Article 158(4) of the Basic Law;

    4. the Administration's view on a formal mechanism for the CE to request the Central People's Government to approach NPCSC for an interpretation of provisions of the Basic Law; and

    5. CE's report to the State Council requesting the State Council to approach the NPCSC for an interpretation of Article 22(4) and Article 24(2)(3) of the Basic Law.

  2. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
31 May 1999