Amendments retroactively made - see 11 of 1999 s. 3
(1) The matters referred to in section 3(1) are-
(a) any matter which by virtue of any enactment in force in Hong Kong or under any law applicable to Hong Kong is entrusted to, or is within the discretion or control of or requires to be discharged by, the Secretary for Justice; (Amended 11 of 1999 s. 3)
(b) any matter in which the Government is interested; (Amended 11 of 1999 s. 3)
(c) any proceedings relating to surrender of fugitive offenders; (Amended 23 of 1997 s. 28(2))
(d) any matter which relates to the official acts or omissions of-
(i) the naval, military or air authorities; or
(ii) (Repealed 11 of 1999 s. 3)
(iii) any public body or public servant.
(2) If in any case doubt should arise whether any matter is a matter mentioned in subsection (1) a certificate under the hand of the Secretary for Justice on the question shall be final and conclusive for all purposes.