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
  1. 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.

  2. To provide a forum for the exchange and dissemination of views on related policy matters.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.
Membership(The term of office of members of this committee ended on the expiry of the term of the Legislative Council on 30 June 2000)