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Legal Committee

Terms of Reference

1) Mission

To study and advise the General Committee and Chamber Directorate on reports and legislation, including draft legislation and regulatory changes.

2) Membership

  • The Committee is open to Full Members of the Chamber. Members should normally be lawyers specialising in commercial, financial or related matters.
  • Chamber individual associate members who wish to apply as observers to the Committee should possess similar professional qualifications.
  • Committee membership is subject to agreement by the committee chairman and the Chamber CEO.
  • Members may nominate others similarly qualified to attend meetings on their behalf by prior arrangement with the Committee Chairman.
  • Members should observe the “Guidelines for HKGCC Committees”.

3) Objectives

  • To initiate study of legal, legislative and regulatory issues affecting, or likely to affect trade, commerce, industry, finance or services in Hong Kong.
  • To liaise as necessary with other Committees of the Chamber and with non-Chamber organisations, including the Hong Kong Government, both locally and internationally.
  • To carry out any other related work at the request of the General Committee or Directorate.