House Committee of the Legislative Council
Meeting on 5 October 2001

I.Confirmation of the minutes of meeting on 10 July 2001
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2080/00-01)

II.Matters arising

Report by the Chairman on her meeting with the Chief Secretary for Administration

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

(a)Legal Service Division's report on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

Travel Agents (Amendment) Bill 2001
(LC Paper No. LS 162/00-01)

(b)Legal Service Division reports on subsidiary legislation tabled on 11 July 2001 and subsidiary legislation gazetted from 13 July 2001 to 21 September 2001
(LC Paper No. LS 163/00-01)
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2340/00-01)

(c)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 28 September 2001
(LC Paper No. LS 169/00-01)

IV.Business for the Council meeting on 10 October 2001

The Chief Executive's Policy Address

V.Chief Executive's Question and Answer Session on 11 October 2001

VI.Bills Committee and subcommittee reports

(a)Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2325/00-01)

(b)Report of the Subcommittee on Public Health (Animals and Birds) (Chemical Residues) Regulation & Harmful Substances in Food (Amendment) Regulation 2001

Verbal report by Dr Hon LO Wing-lok, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

(c)Report of the Subcommittee on Estate Agents (Licensing) (Amendment) Regulation 2001

Verbal report by Hon CHAN Kam-lam, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

VII.Papers of the Committee on Rules of Procedure
(a)Detailed arrangements for the debate on the Motion of Thanks in respect of the Chief Executive's 2001 Policy Address
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 2066/00-01)

(b)Minutes of proceedings of committees
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 2067/00-01)

VIII.Report of the Panel on Home Affairs on deliberations on nomination procedure and criteria for honours and awards and motion under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance to be moved by the Chairman of the Panel on Home Affairs
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2263/00-01)

IX.Reports of the Panel on Constitutional Affairs

(a)Duty visit to study the systems of executive accountability in the United Kingdom, France and Germany
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2290/00-01)

(b)Remarks made by the Acting Secretary for Constitutional Affairs during the debate on the motion moved by Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung under Article 159 of the Basic Law at the Council meeting on 4 July 2001
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2335/00-01)

X.Election of Members of The Legislative Council Commission
(LC Paper No. AS 460/00-01)

XI.Election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the House Committee for the 2001-2002 session
(Election procedure is set out in rule 20(d) and Appendix IV of the House Rules)

XII.Any other business

Seating arrangement of Members in the Chamber

Legislative Council Secretariat
3 October 2001