Bills Committee on Interpretation and
General Clauses(Amendment) Bill 1999

Meeting on Monday, 17 May 1999 at 4:30 pm
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Confirmation of minutes of meeting held on 31 March 1999

  2. (4:30 pm - 4:35 pm)
    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1829/98-99 to follow

  3. Meeting with representatives from the Hong Kong Bar Association and the Administration

  4. (4:35 pm - 6:30 pm)

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1828/98-99(01)
    - Administration's response to issues raised by members on 31 March 1999 (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1828/98-99(02)
    - Submission from the Bar Association (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1828/98-99(03)
    - Submission from the Law Society of Hong Kong (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1873/98-99(01)
    - Administration's response to submissions from the Bar Association and Law Society (Chinese version to follow)

    Papers previously issued

    The Bill

    The LegCo Brief

    The Law Reform Commission Report on Extrinsic Materials as an Aid to Statutory Interpretation

    Marked-up copy of the Ordinance (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1606/98-99(02))

    Working paper of the Administration (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1668/98-99(01))

  5. Date of next meeting

Legislative Council Secretariat
6 May 1999