LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Tuesday, 18 April 2000 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meetings

LC Paper No. CB(2)1699/99-00
-Minutes of meeting on 15 February 2000

II.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Papers Nos. CB(2)1431/99-00(06) and 1531/99-00(01)-Correspondence between the Chairman and the Administration on "Section 2GG of the Arbitration Ordinance"

LC Papers Nos. CB(2)1495/99-00(01) and 1687/99-00(01)-Correspondence between the Chairman and the Chairman, University Grants Committee on "Funding for the PCLL course"

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting on 16 May 2000
LC Paper No. CB(2)1698/99-00(01)-List of issues to be considered (attached)
LC Paper No. CB(2)1698/99-00(02)-Agenda item proposed by Hon Margaret NG (attached)

IV.Rule of law and related matters
(4:35 pm - 5:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2565/98-99(02)
(issued on 19 July 1999 and attached)
-Paper provided by the Administration
LC Paper No. CB(2)1698/99-00(03)
-Paper provided by the Administration

V."Leapfrog" appeals to the Court of Final Appeal
(5:10 pm - 6:00 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1969/98-99(05) - Submission dated 7 May 1999 from the Law Society of Hong Kong (issued for the meeting on 15 June 1999 and attached)
LC Paper No. CB(2)1698/99-00(04)
- Paper provided by the Administration

*VI.Staffing proposal on the creation of a consultancy position and re-deployment of a Principal Government Counsel post in the Department of Justice
(6:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1698/99-00(05)
-Paper provided by the Administration

*All other LegCo Members are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of item VI.

Legislative Council Secretariat
17 April 2000