Bills Committee on
Evidence (Amendment) Bill 1998

Meeting on Thursday, 17 September 1998 at 10:45 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

  1. Confirmation of minutes of meeting on 29 July 1998

  2. (10:45 am - 10:50 am)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)242/98-99 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)243/98-99

  3. Meeting with the Administration and deputations

  4. (10:50 am - 11:50 am)

    Deputations Submissions (LC Paper No)

    1. Hong Kong Bar Association CB(2)217/98-99(01)

    2. Faculty of Law of the University CB(2)219/98-99(03)of Hong Kong

    3. School of Law of the City CB(2)219/98-99(04) University of Hong Kong

  5. Meeting with the Administration

  6. (11:50 am - 12:45 pm)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)225/98-99(01) - Discussion paper provided by the Administration

    LC Paper No. CB(2)219/98-99(01) - Letter from the Law Society of Scotland

    LC Paper No. CB(2)219/98-99(02) - Letter from the Chairman, Bar Law Reform Committee of England and Wales

    Other relevant papers - see Appendix attached

  7. Date of next meeting

Legislative Council Secretariat
11 September 1998


Relevant papers

  1. The Bill

  2. The LegCo Brief issued by the Department of Justice in June 1998
    (File Ref LP/5019/5)

  3. LC Paper No. LS3/98-99 issued for the House Committee meeting on 17 July 1998 - Legal Service Division Report on the Bill

  4. LC Paper No. CB(2)108/98-99 issued on 27 July 1998 - marked up copy of the Bill

  5. LC Paper No. CB(2)159/98-99 issued on 4 August 1998 - Report of the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission on Hearsay Rule in Civil Proceedings published in July 1996

  6. LC Paper No. CB(2)152/98-99(01) issued on 3 August 1998 - Civil Evidence Act 1995

  7. LC Paper No. CB(2)160/98-99(01) & (02) issued on 4 August 1998 - Summary of Recommendations of the Scottish Law Commission Report and the English Law Commission Report on hearsay rule in civil proceedings