LegCo Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Special Meeting on Saturday, 29 May 1999 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda

  1. Meeting with Professor Albert H Y CHEN to discuss the following -

    1. procedures of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPCSC) for exercising its authority to interpret the Basic Law;

    2. operation of the Basic Law Committee for consultation by NPCSC under Article 158(4) of the Basic Law; and

    3. need for a formal mechanism for the Chief Executive to request the Central People's Government to approach NPCSC for an interpretation of provisions of the Basic Law.

  2. The way forward

Legislative Council Secretariat
28 May 1999