Bills Committee on Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill

Meeting to be held on Wednesday, 7 May 2014, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room 3 of the Legislative Council Complex

Revised Agenda


Meeting with deputations

(8:30 am - 9:30 am)

1. Construction Industry Council
2. Mr Lee MASON, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
3. The Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers
4. Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
5. The Life Underwriters Association of Hong Kong Limited
6. The Chartered Institute of Building (Hong Kong)
7. Pinsent Masons LLP

Submission received

1.Consumer Council
LC Paper No. CB(4)629/13-14 (01) (English version only) (attached)


Meeting with the Administration

(9:30 am - 10:25 am)

Clause-by-clause examination of the Bill

File Ref.: LP 5019/11C
(issued by Department of Justice on 26 February 2014)

-Legislative Council Brief

LC Paper No. CB(3)445/13-14
(issued on 28 February 2014)

-The Bill

LC Paper No. LS40/13-14
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1190/13-14 on 27 March 2014)

-Legal Service Division Report

LC Paper No. CB(4)599/13-14(01)
(issued on 23 April 2014)

-Letter from the Assistant Legal Adviser to the Administration dated 9 April 2014, and the Administration's responses dated 22 April 2014

LC Paper No. CB(4)599/13-14(02)
(issued on 23 April 2014)

-Background brief on the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Bill prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(4)623/13-14(01)
(issued on 30 April 2014)

-Administration's paper on "Case law on United Kingdom's Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 and case law in other common law jurisdictions on the application of similar legislation"


Date of the next meeting

(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 4
Legislative Council Secretariat
5 May 2014