LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on Tuesday, 19 October 1999 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I. Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)61/99-00 - Minutes of meeting on 27 May 1999 (issued)

II. Information paper issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)69/99-00(01) - Administration's paper on "Review of Legal Education" (issued)

III. Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)100/99-00(01)-(02) - Papers relating to "Legal aid for illegal immigrants with right of abode claims" (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(2)102/99-00(01) - List of issues to be considered (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)102/99-00(02) - List of follow-up actions required of the Administration (attached)

*IV. Year 2000 (Y2K) compliance exercise in Government, Government-funded and Government-regulated organizations
(4:40 pm - 5:20 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2788/98-99(01)-(03) - A reply each from the Secretary for Justice, the Director of Legal Aid and the Judiciary Administrator confirmed that the outstanding rectification work have been Y2K compliant by June (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(2)102/99-00(03) - Paper prepared by the Secretary for Justice (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)102/99-00(04) - Paper prepared by the Director of Legal Aid (attached)

LC Paper No. CB(2)102/99-00(05) - Paper prepared by the Judiciary Administrator (attached)

V. Legal aid policy
(5:20 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)102/99-00(06) - Legal aid policy : Criteria for granting legal aid to pursue criminal and civil proceedings (attached)

VI. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
15 October 1999

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