Legco


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Legco

(ˈlɛɡkəʊ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
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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.
The Tung administration in turn floated the idea that legislation pursuant to Article 23 should be passed by the LegCo and enacted by the summer of 2003.
Cottrell, the director of African Education, passionately opposed the Catholic secretary general's amendment and was so determined to block it that he proposed that it should be reviewed by the Executive Council of Legco.
It has been used by government officials, pro-government members of the Legislative Council (LegCo), environmental groups, opposition members of the LegCo and business groups.
90) However, after the transition, LegCo was abolished by the Preparatory Committee(91) and replaced with the Provisional Council.
Gore-Brown was invited to get involved with the colony's politics and began to make long trips away from 'Shiwa House' on LegCo (Legislative Committee) business.
Indeed, after the last British-era Legislative Council (Legco) was disbanded, the so-called Provisional Legco of handpicked pro-China legislators that replaced it promptly repealed legislation protecting unions and the right to strike.