Bills Committee on
District Court (Amendment) Bill 1999

Ninth meeting to be held on Monday, 27 March 2000
at 8:30 am in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Confirmation of minutes of meeting

  2. LC Paper No. CB(2)1386/99-00 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1387/99-00 dated 14 March 2000 - minutes of meeting on 21 January 2000

  3. Matters arising

  4. LC Paper No. CB(2)1460/99-00(01) - List of issues raised by the Bills Committee (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)1460/99-00(02) - List of papers previously issued (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)1460/99-00(03) - paper provided by the Administration on "Interim assessment and payment of costs" (attached) (Chinese version to follow)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)1460/99-00(04) - paper provided by the Administration on "Agreements as to jurisdiction : Clause 22 (section 39) of the Bill" (attached) (Chinese version to follow)

  5. Clause by clause examination of the Bill

    1. the Bill;

    2. marked-up copy of the Bill (LC Paper No. CB(2)420/99-00(02));

    3. comparison between the provisions of the Bill and the Ordinance (LC Paper No. CB(2)672/99-00(03));

    4. Report of the Kempster Working Party on Amendment to the District Court Ordinance and Civil Procedure (General) and (Forms) Rules (Cap. 336) (LC Paper No. CB(2)1196/99-00); and

    5. Parts I and II of LC Paper No. CB(2)1242/99-00(04) - A comparison table provided by the Administration on provisions in the Bill, the Bill prepared by the Kempster Working Party and the District Court Ordinance

  6. Date of next meeting

Legislative Council Secretariat
24 March 2000