AL electoral commission ready next month

The city’s Secretary for Administration and Justice Sonia Chan Hoi Fan said that an Electoral Commission is expected to be set up next month for the Legislative Assembly elections next year, local Chinese broadcaster TDM Radio reported on Tuesday. The Electoral Commission will include one chairman and five members, an addition of one member compared to the pervious election, the Secretary Chan said. According to the official, this new member will be from the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP), while the others will follow past experiences – with one judge from the local courts acting as chairman and various Bureau heads as members. The Secretary said the government is still waiting for local courts to recommend candidates to chair the Commission.