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Appointments to Management Committee of Consumer Legal Action Fund

     The Government announced today (November 15) the following appointments to the Management Committee of the Consumer Legal Action Fund for a term of two years.

Re-appointments (with effect from November 16, 2016)
Ms Gilly Wong Fung-han (Ex-officio member)

Re-appointments (with effect from December 6, 2016):
Mr Edmond Lam King-fung
Dr Lui Wing-cheong
Mr Selwyn Yu Sing-cheung, SC

New appointments (with effect from December 6, 2016):
Ms Rebecca Chan Ching-chu
Mr Johnny Fee Chung-ming
Mr Richard Khaw Wei-kiang, SC
Mr Kevin Lam Sze-cay

     "We are grateful to the four incumbent members for their continuous service on the Management Committee. With four new members, we are confident that the Management Committee will continue to manage the Fund effectively and appropriately to protect consumer interests," a Government spokesman said.

     "We also express our gratitude to Mr Samuel Chan Ka-yan, Professor Angela Ng Lai-ping, Mr Kenneth Wong Wing-yan and Ms Jessica Young Yee-kit for their valuable contributions as they retire from the Management Committee," the spokesman said.

     The Consumer Legal Action Fund was established in 1994 to facilitate consumer access to legal remedies by providing legal assistance to consumers in cases involving significant consumer interests.

     The Consumer Council is the trustee of the Fund. The Management Committee assists the Consumer Council in managing the Fund and determining the eligibility of applications under the Fund.

     The composition of the Management Committee with effect from December 6, 2016 is as follows:

Ms Betty Chan Ka-wai
Ms Rebecca Chan Ching-chu
Mr Johnny Fee Chung-ming
Mr Richard Khaw Wei-kiang, SC
Mr Kevin Lam Sze-cay
Mr Alex Lai Ting-hong
Mr Edmond Lam King-fung
Miss Queenie Fiona Lau
Dr Lo Pui-yin
Dr Lui Wing-cheong
Ms Gilly Wong Fung-han (Ex-officio member)
Mr Selwyn Yu Sing-cheung, SC

Ends/Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Issued at HKT 12:00