|382||Title:||LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (POWERS AND PRIVILEGES) ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||71 of 2000|
|Section:||7||Heading:||Evidence of proceedings in the Council or any committee not to be given without leave||Version Date:||01/07/1997|
Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 71 of 2000 s. 3
(1) No member or officer of the Council, and no person employed to take minutes or keep any record of evidence before the Council or a committee, shall give evidence elsewhere in respect of the contents of such minutes or record of evidence, or of the contents of any document laid before the Council or committee, as the case may be, or in respect of any proceedings or examination held before the Council or committee, as the case may be, without the special leave of the Council.
(2) During a recess or adjournment of the Council, the special leave referred to in subsection (1) may be given by the President or, if the President is unable to act owing to his absence from Hong Kong or incapacity, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure. (Amended 71 of 2000 s. 3)