Meeting schedule

This data set contains schedules of meetings and activities of the Legislative Council and its committees held in the current month, the past three months and the following three months since the Fifth Legislative Council. It consists of hyperlinks to respective home pages or agenda of individual committees. For use of the data provided by the Legislative Council, please note the disclaimer and copyright notice.
The information can be obtained in the form of open data via web application programming interface (API) as described in this page.
For enquiry, please e-mail to enquiry@legco.gov.hk.
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Usage tips of Web Application Programming Interface (API)
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Note:
When Chinese characters are used in a web api command, please perform URL encoding for it first, or use a browser such as Chrome that can encode Chinese characters automatically.

The web api provides the following information:
  1. Tterm (Legislative Council terms)
  2. Tsession (Legislative Council sessions)
  3. Tcommittee (committees)
  4. Tmembership (committee membership)
  5. Tmember (Legislative Council Members)
  6. Tmember_term (which term(s) a Member belongs to)
  7. Tmeeting (meeting schedule)
  8. Tmeeting_committee (which committee(s) holds a meeting)
Corresponding to the above information, the open data web api can be run at:
To get the meta data schema of the dataset, please run the following:
The following query string options can be applied:
  • $format - specify whether the data to be returned in json or xml format, e.g. $format=json
  • $top=N - select only the first N entries of the set, where N is a positive integer, e.g. $top=10
  • $skip=N - select only the remaining entries (starting with Entry N+1) where N is a positive integer, e.g. $skip=10
  • $orderby - what values are used to order the retrieved data, e.g. $orderby=start_date_time
  • $select - select specific fields to be returned, e.g. $select=surname_eng,surname_chi,firstname_eng,firstname_chi
  • $filter - select specific entries according to provided conditions, e.g. $filter=substringof('Council Meeting',name_eng) eq true
  • $inlinecount - specify "$inlinecount=allpages" to include the total number of records in the returned data
  • $expand - link up data
For available operators and functions to be used with $filter option, please refer to the documentation of the Open Data Protocol.
Examples
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The following examples illustrate some of the ways to retrieve data according to the Open Data Protocol.

Data Resources

Schedules of Council meetings of the Seventh Legislative Council
XML JSON
Schedules of Council meetings of the Sixth Legislative Council (2016 - 2021)
XML JSON
Schedules of Council meetings of the Fifth Legislative Council (2012 - 2016)
XML JSON
Schedules of committee meetings of the Seventh Legislative Council
XML JSON
Schedules of committee meetings of the Sixth Legislative Council (2016 - 2021)
XML JSON
Schedules of committee meetings of the Fifth Legislative Council (2012 - 2016)
XML JSON