First Legislative Council (1998 - 2000)
Panel on Administration of Justice & Legal Services
The Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services is a committee of the
Legislative Council formed by resolution of the Council on 8 July 1998.
|Terms of Reference
- To monitor and examine, consistent with maintaining the independence of the
Judiciary and the rule of law, policy matters relating to the administration of justice
and legal services, including the effectiveness of their implementation by relevant
officials and departments.
- To provide a forum for the exchange and dissemination of views on related policy
- To receive briefings and to formulate views on any major legislative or financial
proposals in the relevant policy areas prior to their formal introduction to the
Council or Finance Committee.
- To examine and to report on any major issues of wide public concern in the
relevant policy areas as referred by the Council or House Committee or raised by
the Panel itself.