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CHIEF EXECUTIVE ELECTION ORDINANCE

Ord. No. 21 of 2001

A499


“sub-subsector ordinary election” (小組一般選舉) means an election to elect those members of the Election Committee assigned to a sub-subsector who, under section 2(7)(b) and (9), are to be elected by the sub-subsector, for a new term of office of the Election Committee.

(2) In this Schedule, unless the context otherwise requires, in respect of the sports, performing arts, culture and publication subsector—

(a) all references to “subsector”, “subsector by-election” and “subsector ordinary election” mean “sub-subsector”, “sub-subsector by-election” and “sub-subsector ordinary election” respectively and with any necessary modifications; and
(b) all references to “subsector election” mean “sub-subsector ordinary election” or “sub-subsector by-election” with any necessary modifications.

(3) For the purposes of this Schedule—

(a) the circumstances in which a person has a substantial connection with a body include, but are not limited to, being a member, partner, officer or employee of the body; and
(b) the circumstances in which a person has a substantial connection with a subsector include, but are not limited to, being a member, partner, officer or employee of—
(i) a body included in the subsector; or
(ii) a corporate member of a body referred to in subparagraph (i).

(4) For the purposes of this Schedule, a reference to an entitlement to vote at a general meeting of a body is a reference to an entitlement to vote at such a meeting as provided by the body’s constitution and, in this subsection—

(a) the reference to the constitution of a body is a reference to the constitution either—
(i) as in force on 3 October 1997; or
(ii) as subsequently amended or substituted, but only if the amendment or substitution, in so far as it relates to—
(A) the objects of the body;
(B) the criteria and conditions of membership of the body; or
(C) the eligibility of members of the body to vote at a general meeting of the body,
has been approved in writing by the Secretary for Constitutional Affairs; and
(b) “constitution” (章程), in relation to a body, includes articles of association and rules.

(5) In column 3 of Table 4 in section 2—

(a) “Hong Kong and Kowloon District Councils” (港九各區議會), in relation to the subsector specified in item 5 of that Table, means the District Councils specified in items 1 to 9 of Schedule 2 to the District Councils Ordinance (Cap. 547); and
(b) “New Territories District Councils” (新界各區議會), in relation to the subsector specified in item 6 of that Table, means the District Councils specified in items 10 to 18 of Schedule 2 to the District Councils Ordinance (Cap. 547).

(6) In item 8 of Table 5 in section 2—

(a) “non-profit making company” (非牟利公司) means a company formed for the purpose of promoting the aims specified in paragraph (4)(a), (b) or (c) opposite to that item in column 3 of that Table, that is required by its constitution to apply its profits, if any, or other income solely in promoting those aims and to prohibit the payment of any dividend to its members; and
(b) “social service” (社會服務) means the provision of any one or more of the following services for the benefit of the community—
(i) family and child welfare services;
(ii) services for young people;
(iii) services for the elderly;
(iv) services for offenders;
(v) rehabilitation services;
(vi) community development;
(vii) social security.