|87||Title:||LEGAL OFFICERS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 87 of 2003|
In this Ordinance, unless the context otherwise requires-
"duly admitted" (妥為認許) means duly approved, admitted and enrolled as a barrister or solicitor under the Legal Practitioners Ordinance (Cap 159);
"legal officer" (律政人員) means an officer appointed to and serving in Hong Kong as a legal officer, or an officer lawfully performing the functions of any of the officers designated in Schedule 1; (Amended 11 of 1999 s. 3; 42 of 2000 s. 22)
"public body" (公共機構) includes any executive, legislative, municipal, or urban council, any Government department or undertaking, any local or public authority or undertaking, any board, commission, committee or other body whether paid or unpaid appointed by the Chief Executive or the Government or which has power to act in a public capacity under or for the purposes of any enactment; (Amended 11 of 1999 s. 3)
"public servant" (公務員) means in addition to the meaning assigned to it by the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance (Cap 1), any employee or member of a public body as defined in this Ordinance, whether temporary or permanent and whether paid or unpaid;
"rights" (權利) includes powers, privileges and discretions;
"tribunal" (審裁處) includes any council, committee, arbitrator, body or person before which a barrister or solicitor may lawfully appear.