Legco


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Legco

(ˈlɛɡkəʊ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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21) Conversation with Legco member Bernard Charnwut Chan at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, June 18, 2007.
The LegCo also set up a Bills Committee to scrutinise the Bill in June 2017, which was smoothly completed in January this year.
In the last election, the pro-Beijing DAB party did much better than many had expected, almost doubling its representation in the Legco among the directly elected seats and maintaining its dominance amongst the functional seats.
During the meeting with the Yuen Long DC, LegCo Members discussed and exchanged views with DC members on a number of issues, including the Hung Shui Kiu New Development Area and the development plans in Kam Tin South and Yuen Long South; identification of the site for constructing the public market in Tin Shui Wai and the formulation of the relevant works programme; safeguarding the traditional rights of the indigenous inhabitants of the New Territories; proposing to amend the law on adverse possession in accordance with the recommendations put forward by the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong; and timetable for the construction of noise barriers along Long Tin Road in Yuen Long.
Next, I compare the mechanics of the HQLR formula with the most commonly used PR formula worldwide, the D'Hondt divisors method, and I illustrate the pattern of party and list fragmentation in LegCo elections under HQLR.
Universal suffrage to elect all members of legco has also become uncertain.
Occupy Central immediately called for a rally in Tamar Park, home to Hong Kong's Legco and the Chief Executive office.
In 1936, the government appointed him to the SS LegCo as Unofficial member, a position he occupied until 1941.
The Basic Law provides for the direct election of 30 of the 60 LegCo members.
Eventually, in 2004, the Legco was reinstated, but at the time of this writing (early 2010) remains a nominated body.
Although later than allowed for under the Basic Law, Hong Kong now has the opportunity to grant universal suffrage for election of the Chief Executive in 2017 and the LegCo [Legislative Council] in 2020.
A shows an unfortunate Hong Kong resident being bothered at home by politicians running for LegCo (as indicated by their candidate's sash).