|The Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead Found in Drinking Water was appointed by the Chief Executive in Council under section 2 of the Commissions of Inquiry Ordinance (Cap. 86) and its terms of reference are to:
(a) ascertain the causes of excess lead found in drinking water in public rental housing developments;
(b) review and evaluate the adequacy of the present regulatory and monitoring system in respect of drinking water in Hong Kong; and
(c) make recommendations with regard to the safety of drinking water in Hong Kong.