LegCo Panel on Financial Affairs

Meeting on
Thursday, 29 March 2001 at 10:45 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1) 782/00-01--Report of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China in the light of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 812/00-01--Pamphlets on "MPF Guide for the Self-employed" and "MPF Guide for Employees and Employers" (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 905/00-01--Information paper on "Permanent accommodation for the HKMA" (issued)

Educational leaflet on "Take Care of Your Money" issued by the Securities and Futures Commission on 16 March 2001

II.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(10:45 am - 10:50 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 906/00-01(01)--List of outstanding items for discussion (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 906/00-01(02)--List of follow-up actions (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 906/00-01(03)--Letter dated 15 March 2001 from Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing (Chinese version only) (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 916/00-01(01)--Letter dated 26 March 2001 from Hon Henry WU King-cheong (Chinese version only) (attached)

III.Progress in the Study on Commercial Credit Reference Agency
(10:50 am - 11:20 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 906/00-01(04) --Information paper provided by the Administration (English version issued, Chinese version attached)

*IV.Proposed legislative amendments to the Companies Ordinance as recommended by the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform and others to streamline the existing requirements or facilitate electronic transactions
(11:20 am - 11:55 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 916/00-01(02) --Information paper provided by the Administration (attached)

V.Proposed New Investor Compensation Arrangements
(11:55 am - 12:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 784/00-01--Consultation paper on Proposed New Investor Compensation Arrangements provided by the Securities and Futures Commission (issued)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 916/00-01(03) --Information paper provided by the Administration (attached)

VI.Any other business
(12:25 pm onwards)

* Other Hon Members of the Legislative Council are invited to join the discussion on this item.

Legislative Council Secretariat
28 March 2001