LegCo Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Tuesday, 21 March 2000 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of meetings

LC Paper No. CB(2)1418/99-00-Minutes of meeting on 21 December 1999

LC Paper No. CB(2)1419/99-00-Minutes of meeting on 18 January 2000

II.Information paper issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1154/99-00(01)-a press article entitled "Arbitration concerns remain"
LC Paper No. CB(2)1318/99-00(01)-a paper from the Hong Kong Bar Association on the Bar Council's views on the Pilot Scheme for financial dispute resolution in matrimonial cases

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2)1416/99-00(01)-List of issues to be considered (attached)
Item 8-Review of applicability of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance to "State" organs stationed in the HKSAR - The Administration's replies dated March 1999, 11 May 1999, 9 November 1999 and 11 January 2000 are attached (LC Papers Nos. CB(2)1458/98-99(02), 1970/98-99(01), 352/99-00(01) and 849/99-00(01))

*IV.Prosecutions conducted by staff of law enforcement departments
(4:35 pm - 5:15 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1181/99-00(01)-a letter dated 23 February 2000 from the Chairman to the Director of Public Prosecutions concerning prosecution of immigration cases (issued)
LC Paper Nos. CB(2)1181/99-00(02) and (03)-two relevant press reports dated 23 February 2000 (issued)
LC Paper No. CB(2)1193/99-00(01)-The Director of Public Prosecution's reply to the Chairman's letter (issued)
LC Paper No. CB(2)1416/99-00(02)-Paper prepared by the Administration (attached)
LC Paper No. CB(2)1416/99-00(03)-Submission from the Bar Council of Hong Kong (attached)

#V.Legal education and training - PCLL education
(5:15 pm - 5:50 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1416/99-00(04)-Paper from the Faculty of Law of The University of Hong Kong (attached)
Paper from the School of Law of The City University of Hong Kong (to follow)
Paper prepared by the Administration (to follow)

VI.Section 2GG of the Arbitration Ordinance
(5:50 pm - 6:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1416/99-00(05)-Judgment of the Court of Final Appeal in Chen Li Hung and Chan Kai Yung v. Ting Lei Miao and others, FACV No. 2 of 1999 concerning the legal question of to what extent is effect to be given by the courts in Hong Kong to orders made by courts sitting in Taiwan (attached)
Paper prepared by the Administration (to follow)

* Members of the Panel on Security are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of item IV.

# Members of the Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 1999 are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of item V.

Legislative Council Secretariat
17 March 2000