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Preparatory Committee

Kudos for PTA's behind the scenes workers

Those attending the first annual general meeting of the Li Cheng Uk Government Primary School's (afternoon) Parent- Teacher Association (PTA) received high praise.

Tuesday, 25 November, 1997, 12:00am

Attempts to change poll bill face defeat

Rules governing next year's election are unlikely to face major challenges, despite attempts to amend the Legislative Council Bill.

By the midnight deadline yesterday, at least 20 proposals from 12 provisional legislators had been submitted.

Proposals understood to breach the Preparatory Committee's decision on the formation of the first legislature are included.

19 Sep 1997 - 12:00am

Legitimacy of legislature beyond any doubt

Establishing the Provisional Legislative Council (PLC) was not only an important measure to ensure Hong Kong's smooth transition, but it was also based on sufficient legal principles.

29 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

Work of Preparatory Committee to end with start of SAR

The work of the Preparatory Committee will be finished when the Special Administrative Region comes into being and it will be wound up, Mr Qian said. A meeting would be held to announce this 'after July 1', he explained.

17 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Poll consultation 'misses target'

Few people are aware public consultation was carried out on the election of the first SAR legislature, a survey says.

None of the respondents to the survey had filed suggestions on the election to the Preparatory Committee's secretariat.

1 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Apathy has won the day

Despite the far-reaching implications for the post-handover political scene, the dismal public response to the consultation exercise on the first legislature elections by the Preparatory Committee is both ironic and worrying.

30 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Proportional system wins vote of DAB

A major pro-Beijing party yesterday backed calls for a proportional representation system to return the 20 directly elected members of the first Special Autonomous Region legislature next year.

24 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

SAR consultation

The Preparatory Committee today kicks off a month-long public consultation on the formation method of the Special Administrative Region's first legislature.

1 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Urgent need for electoral decision

The Basic Law does not refer to the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) nor the provisional legislature in relation to electoral arrangements for the first Legislative Council.

26 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Preparatory Committee sets out rules for laws

THE Preparatory Committee's yesterday resolution set out the principles under which existing laws would apply after the changeover.

2 Feb 1997 - 12:00am