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Appointments to Management Committee of Consumer Legal Action Fund announced

     The Government announced today (March 29) the appointment of Ms Anita Kwok Ying-ying as a new member and the re-appointment of Dr Lo Pui-yin as a member of the Management Committee of the Consumer Legal Action Fund for a term of two years with effect from April 1, 2019.

     "We are grateful to the incumbent member, Dr Lo Pui-yin, for his continuous service on the Management Committee.  With Ms Anita Kwok Ying-ying joining as a new member, 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 Ms Betty Chan Ka-wai for her valuable contributions as she retires from the Management Committee," the spokesman added.

     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 April 1, 2019, is as follows:

Ms Rebecca Chan Ching-chu
Dr Catherine Chong Shiu-yin
Mr Alex Fan Hoi-kit
Mr Johnny Fee Chung-ming
Mr Richard Khaw Wei-kiang, SC
Ms Anita Kwok Ying-ying
Mr Kevin Lam Sze-cay
Mr Edmond Lam King-fung
Miss Queenie Fiona Lau
Dr Lo Pui-yin
Ms Gilly Wong Fung-han (ex-officio member)
Mr Selwyn Yu Sing-cheung, SC 

Ends/Friday, March 29, 2019 
Issued at HKT 11:00