Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2009

Meeting on Monday, 7 September 2009, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Meeting with deputations and the Administration
(4:30 pm - 6:25 pm)

Deputations attending

(1)Hong Kong Bar Association

(2)Law Society of Hong Kong
[LC Paper No. CB(2)2427/08-09(01)] (attached)
(English version only)

(3)Consumer Council
[LC Paper No. CB(2)2427/08-09(02)] (attached)

Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(3)690/08-09
(issued on 12 June 2009)

-The Bill

LP 5004/4/1C XIII
(issued on 10 June 2009)

-Legislative Council Brief

LC Paper No. CB(2)2210/08-09(02)
(issued on 14 July 2009)

-Marked-up copy of relevant provisions to be amended by the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)2210/08-09(03)
(issued on 14 July 2009)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat, enclosing a copy of the draft Code of Conduct for Solicitor-Advocates provided by the Law Society of Hong Kong in December 2008

LC Paper No. CB(2)2210/08-09(04)
(issued on 14 July 2009)

-Final Report of the Chief Justice's Working Party on Solicitors' Rights of Audience published in October 2007

II.Any other business
(6:25 pm - 6:30 pm)

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
2 September 2009