Constitution & Governance

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Civic Party Submission on re-organisation of Policy Bureaux of the Government Secretariat

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2007-05-23 16:31

No re-organisation or shuffling of responsibilities between Policy Bureaux or creation of new Bureaux can possibly redress the fundamental problems of governance and failures in policy-making which have systemic causes, chief of which is the absence of democracy in decision-making by the Government.  A self-perpetuating paternalistic attitude persists that the people of Hong Kong are incapable of deciding for themselves what is in their best interests and this permeates most of the bureaucracy ... ...

Civic Party’s view on ‘Green Paper on Constitutional Reform’

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2007-09-14 16:18

Hong Kong’s election system is unfair and delivers unrepresentative government. The general registered electorate elects half of LegCo in geographical constituencies ( GCs ) and a mere 6.5% enjoy the right to elect the other half  in functional constituencies ( FCs ).  So the 6.5% get more votes and more representation making them “first class citizens” while the 93.5% are treated like "second class citizens" ... ...

Position Statement of Civic Party on “The Consultation Document on Prisoners’ Right to Vote”

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2009-03-16 15:55

Before the High Court handed down its judgment on the three judicial review cases on 8 December 2008, the legislative provisions governing the right for Legislative Council elections to register as an elector and the right to vote precluded the following persons from registering to vote and, if already registered ... ...

CP Position Paper on Review of "Post-Service Outside Work for Directorate Civil Servants"

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2009-04-20 15:48

CP is of the view that both the Consultation Document and the "consultation" process employed is designed in such a way that the voice of civil servants will be heard and dominate whereas the issues of public interest involved may not be properly addressed ... ...

Get your job done for Constitutional Reform / Climate Change Civic Party's Expectation on 2009/10 Policy Address

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2010-09-10 15:37

Civic Party's Expectation on 2009/10 Policy Address

The Civic Party believes that universal suffrage is the political cornerstone of sustainable social development.

The HKSAR Government’s Proposals on the Arrangements for filing vacancies in the Legislative Council

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2011-06-18 15:10

In violation of the usual procedure and protocol, the Government of the HKSAR has decided not to conduct any public consultation on this new and important constitutional change to what amounts to a wholesale abolition of by-elections in all geographical constituencies. The Civic Party strenuously objects to such a hasty and undemocratic means of proposing such a fundamental change to the existing electoral system ... ...

Re: Recent Judicial Review on the Right of Abode of Foreign Domestic Helpers


1) In view of repeated allegations reported in the media that Civic Party is involved in the judicial review application concerning the right of abode of foreign domestic helpers, Civic Party reiterates that we have no such involvement. Neither do we have any right to interfere with the work of our members in the course of their professional practice.

Audrey EU wrote to the chief executive about the "New Territories small house policy."


Audrey EU wrote to the chief executive about the "New Territories small house policy."