Speech at Bills Committee on District Councils (Amendment) Bill 2023 part9

Proposed amendments to clauses 21, 30, and 81 of Part 2 of the Bill (regarding sections 20, 29 of Cap. 547 and section 2 of Schedule 4A to Cap. 547)

– amendments seeking to improve the drafting of sections 20(1)(c) and (d)

– amendments to the provisions in relation to persons entitled to vote at an election, and the form of District Committees constituencies register

– in response to the enquiries made by SALA, the Administration had indicated that the draft amendments to be submitted later would make correction to the English text of the proposed section 2(4) of Schedule 4A from “correspond” to “corresponds”