LegCo Panel on
Administration of Justice and Legal Services

Meeting on
Tuesday, 20 October 1998 at 4:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

*I. Briefing by the Secretary for Justice on the Chief Executive's Policy Address 1998
(4:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

Booklet on Policy Objective for Department of Justice

II. Confirmation of minutes of meeting on 15 September 1998
(5:30 pm - 5:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)428/98-99 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)429/98-99

III. Items for discussion at the next meeting
(5:35 pm - 5:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)436/98-99(01) (attached)

#IV. Review of binding effect of ordinances
(5:40 pm - 6:30 pm)

    #(a) Binding effect of securities - related legislation on the Government

    LC Paper No. CB(2)436/98-99(03) - to follow

    (b) Ordinances binding on the Government but not on relevant PRC organs

    LC Paper No. CB(2)415/98-99(01) - Binding effect of Ordinances : legal and constitutional principles, and policy considerations (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)415/98-99(02) - Ordinances binding the State by necessary implication (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)415/98-99(03) - The definition of 'State' for the purposes of section 66 of Cap. 1 (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)436/98-99(02) - Classification of Ordinances (attached)

V. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
16 October 1998

* All other LegCo Members are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of item I.

# Members of Panel on Financial Affairs are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of item IV(a).