Subcommittee on Draft Subsidiary Legislation
Relating to the Civil Justice Reform

Meeting on Tuesday, 20 May 2008, from 8:30 am to 10:30 am
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


I.Meeting with the Administration/Judiciary Administration
(8:30 am - 10:25 am)

Scrutiny of the proposed amendments to the Rules of the High Court (RHC)

Issues raised at previous meetings

LC Paper No. CB(2)1983/07-08(01)
(English version attached)
(Chinese version to follow)

-A check-list of follow-up actions required of the Judiciary Administration/Administration (as at 16 May 2008)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1983/07-08(02)
(to follow)

-Paper entitled "Response to issues raised at the Subcommittee meeting on 15 May 2008" provided by the Judiciary Administration

Other relevant papers previously issued

LC Paper No. CB(2)1000/07-08(01)
(English version issued on 1 February 2008)
(Chinese version to follow)

-Paper entitled "Proposed amendments to RHC (Cap. 4A)" together with the following Annexes -

Annex A - a summary table setting out the RHC Orders affected and the relevant Amendment Rules in the Draft RHC

Annex B - the Draft RHC

Annex C - the marked-up version of the provisions affected by the amendments in the Draft RHC

LC Paper No. CB(2)1847/07-08(03)
(English version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1863/07-08 on 8 May 2008)
(Chinese version to follow)

-Paper entitled "Revised Part 23 - Judicial Review" provided by the Judiciary Administration

Final Report on Civil Justice Reform published in March 2004 will be tabled at the meeting

(A list of other relevant papers previously issued is available on the LegCo website at

II.Any other business
(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
19 May 2008