Bills Committee on Legal Practitioners (Amendment) Bill 2009

Meeting on Tuesday, 6 October 2009, from 10:45 am to 12:45 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(as at 5 October 2009)

I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(10:45 am - 10:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2579/08-09
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 2580/08-09 on 5 October 2009)

-Minutes of meeting on 7 September 2009

II.Meeting with the Administration
(10:50 am - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2568/08-09(01)
(issued on 30 September 2009)

-The Administration's response to issues raised by members at the meeting on 7 September 2009

LC Paper No. CB(2)2568/08-09(02)
(issued on 30 September 2009)
(English version only)

-Further submission from the Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)2459/08-09(01)
(English version issued on 8 September 2009)
(Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)2486/08-09 on 16 September 2009)

-Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 7 September 2009 to the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)2575/08-09(01)

-The Administration's reply to Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 7 September 2009

Other relevant papers previously issued

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

LC Paper No. CB(2)2427/08-09(01)
(issued on 2 September 2009)
(English version only)

-Submission from the Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)2427/08-09(02)
(issued on 2 September 2009)

-Submission from the Consumer Council

III.Any other business
(12:40 pm - 12:45 pm)

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

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
5 October 2009