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Date Motion and Speakers Pages
08-10-1986 Address by his Excellency the Govenor [Legco001]


Moving Speaker(s): Governor (Edward Youde)
Other Speaker(s):

Summary: The discussion on political reform was being mentioned.

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18-02-1987 Assessment of public opinion on review of representative government [Legco002]
In view of the fact that the Green Paper on the 1987 review of representative government is to be published shortly, will Government inform this Council whether it has any plan to set up an office to assess public opinion on the Green Paper, and if so, whether it would be independent from Government?

Moving Speaker(s): Dr. Lam
Other Speaker(s): Mr. Hui Chief Secretary (David Robert Ford)

Summary: Arrangement of the Government to collect public opinion in response to the Green paper on review of representative government

11 - 11
25-03-1987 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES (AMENDMENT) BILL 1986 -- Resumption of debate on Second Reading (3 December 1986) [Legco003]
Second Reading of: 'A Bill to amend the Official Languages Ordinance' and Second Reading of: 'A Bill to amend the interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance'.

Moving Speaker(s): Attorney General (Michael David Thomas)
Other Speaker(s): Ms. Tam Mr. Yu-Tai Lee

Summary: Bilingual development of law

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08-04-1987 IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT) (NO.2) BILL 1987 -- Second Reading [Legco004]
Second Reading of 'A Bill to amend the Immigration Ordinance'.

Moving Speaker(s): Secretary for Security (Michael Leung)
Other Speaker(s):

Summary: Right of Abode of HK residents was introduced

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27-05-1987 The 1987 Review of Developments in Representative Government?May 1987 [Legco006]


Moving Speaker(s): Chief Secretary (David Robert Ford)
Other Speaker(s):

Summary: Government published a green paper to collect public opinion on political reform

47 - 50
27-05-1987 IMMIGRATION (AMENDMENT) (NO. 2) BILL 1987 -- Resumption of debate on Second Reading (8 April 1987) [Legco005]
Second Reading of 'A Bill to amend the Immigration Ordinance'.

Moving Speaker(s): Secretary for Security (Michael Leung)
Other Speaker(s): Mr. Cheong-Leen Mr. Yu-Tai Lee Mr. Swaine Mr. Tam Mr. Andrew Wong

Summary: Right of Abode of HK residents was introduced

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08-07-1987 PLACES OF PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT ORDINANCE FILM CENSORSHIP REGULATIONS 1987 [Legco008]
That the Film Censorship Regulations 1987, published as Legal Notice No. 154 of 1987 and laid on the table of the Legislative Council on 10th June 1987 be amended as follows? 'In regulation 3A by deleting paragraph (vii)'.

Moving Speaker(s): Mr. Martin Lee
Other Speaker(s): Mrs. Tam Dr. Tse Mr. Szeto Wah Mr. ying-Lun Chan Dr. Lam Mr. Desmond Lee Mr. Kam-Chuen Chan Mr. Andrew Wong Dr. Ho Chief Secretary (David Robert Ford) Mr. Cheong Mrs. Fan Mr. Sohmen Mr. Yeung Attorney General (Michael David Thomas)

Summary: The effect of the motion was to revoke the power of the censor to refuse to approve the exhibition of a film when he is of the opinion that the showing of the film in a public place 'would damage good relations with other territories.'

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08-07-1987 Prosecutions under section 27 of the Public Order Ordinance [Legco007]
With regard to (a) the recent publication by the Overseas edition of Outlook Magazine of a statement attributed to Mr. LI Hou, the Secretary General of the Basic Law Drafting Committee that the introduction of direct elections in 1988 will be a breach of the spirit of the Joint Declaration, which statement was distributed by the Xinhua News Agency to a number of journalists in Hong Kong and, which statement was subsequently denied by Mr. LI Hou as having been made by him; and (b) the publication of an article in the Hong Kong Standard on 20 June 1987 entitled 'Keep your nose out, Britain tells China', in which certain statements were attributed to 'a Foreign Office spokesman' which statements were later denied by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as having been made by them; will the Administration inform this Council as to the following: (1) whether any prosecutions will be instituted under section 27 of the Public Order Ordinance in relation to the publication of each of the said statements with regard to: (a) the falsity of the news; (b) the publication thereof; and (c) the likelihood to cause alarm to the public or a section thereof; (2) whether any investigation has been conducted or is being conducted by the law enforcement agencies in relation to the said publications?

Moving Speaker(s): Mr. Martin Lee
Other Speaker(s): Dr. Lam Mr. Jackie Chan Attorney General (Michael David Thomas) Mr. Desmond Lee

Summary: Whether the press which published a Chinese official's opinion on political reform, which was subeequently denied, would be prosecuted under the Public Order Ordinance

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15-07-1987 GREEN PAPER: THE 1987 REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENTS IN REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT [Legco009]
That this Council takes note of the Green Paper: The 1987 Review of Developments in Representative Government.

Moving Speaker(s): Ms. Dunn
Other Speaker(s): Ms. Tam Mr. ying-Lun Chan Mr. Kam-Chuen Chan Dr. Ho Mrs. Fan Mr. Cheong-Leen Mr. Yeung Mr. Hu Mr. Chen Mrs. Ng Mr. Jackie Chan Mr. Ip Mr. Peter Poon Mr. Cham Mr. Peter Wong Mrs. Chow Mr. Cheng

Summary: Members expressed opinions on the Green Paper on the review of representative government.

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16-07-1987 GREEN PAPER: THE 1987 REVIEW OF DEVELOPMENT IN REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT -- Resumption of debate (15 July 1987) [Legco010]
That this Council takes note of the Green Paper: The 1988 Review of Developments in Representative Government.

Moving Speaker(s): Ms. Dunn
Other Speaker(s): Mr. Ho Dr. Tse Mrs Tam Mr. Clydesdale Mr. Tai Mr. Lau Dr. Lam Mr. Hui Mr. Li Mr. Andrew Wong Mr. Allen Lee Mr. Chi-Fai Poon Chief Secretary (David Robert Ford) Dr. Chiu Mr. Pang Mr. Sohmen Mr. Martin Lee Prof. Poon Mr. Ngai Mr. Szeto Mr. Lai Mr. Chung Mr. Liu

Summary: Members expressed opinions on the Green Paper on the review of representative government.

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