Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on Monday, 28 March 2011, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(as at 28 March 2011)

I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(4:30 pm - 4:31 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1333/10-11
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1334/10-11 on 24 March 2011)

-Minutes of meeting on 24 January 2011

II.Information papers issued since last meeting
(4:31 pm - 4:32 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1176/10-11(01)
(issued on 25 February 2011)

-Letter from Mr NG Shek-wai expressing views on the right to sue/defend in person under Order 5 rule 6(3) and Order 9 rule 6(3) of the Rules of the High Court

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(4:32 pm - 4:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1332/10-11(01)

-List of items tentatively scheduled for discussion at Panel meetings in 2010-2011 session

LC Paper No. CB(2)1332/10-11(02)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)1332/10-11(03)

-List of follow-up actions

LC Paper No. CB(2)1342/10-11(01)

-Background brief on "An independent Director of Public Prosecutions" prepared by the Legislative Council ("LegCo") Secretariat

#IV.Expansion of the Supplementary Legal Aid Scheme ("SLAS")
(4:40 pm - 6:00 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1320/10-11(01)

-Administration's paper on "Review of SLAS"

LC Paper No. CB(2)1332/10-11(04)

-Background brief on "Expansion of SLAS" prepared by the LegCo Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)1363/10-11(01)

-Administration's paper on legal aid contribution in response to members' request made at the meeting on 24 January 2011

LC Paper No. CB(2)1373/10-11(01)

-Submission from the Hong Kong Bar Association

*V.Solicitor Corporation Rules
(6:00 pm - 6:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1332/10-11(05)

-Letter dated 28 January 2011 from the Law Society of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(2)1332/10-11(06)

-Background brief on "Solicitor Corporation Rules" prepared by the LegCo Secretariat

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

# Members of the Panel on Manpower are invited to join the discussion of agenda item IV.

* All other Hon LegCo Members are invited to join the discussion of item V which relates to a legislative proposal.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
28 March 2011