LegCo Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting

Meeting on
Monday, 14 May 2001, at 2:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I .Confirmation of minutes of meeting and matters arising

LC Paper No. CB(1)852/00-01-Minutes of the Panel meeting held on 22 February 2001

LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(01) -the Panel's list of follow-up actions (as at May 2001)

II .Information paper issued since last meeting

LC Paper Nos. CB(1)859 and 913/00-01-Consultation paper on the creation of class licence for terminal equipment under section 7B(2) of the Telecommunications Ordinance

III .Date and items for discussion for next meeting

*IV .Issues relating to digital divide in certain sectors of the community such as the disabled, elderly and low-income groups etc.

- Meeting with deputations
(2:35 pm - about 4:00 pm)

‧Breakthrough-LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(03)

‧ Equal Opportunities Commission -LC Paper No. CB(1)1204/00-01(01)

‧ Hong Kong Blind Union -LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(04)
(English version only)

‧ Hong Kong Computer Society -LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(05)
(English version only)

‧ Hong Kong Council of Social Service -LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(06)

‧ Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres- LC Paper No. CB(1)1204/00-01(02)
(Chinese version only)

‧ Hong Kong Retinitis Pigmentosa Society -LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(07)
(Chinese version only)

‧ Hong Kong Senior IT Advocates- LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(08)
(Chinese version only)

‧ Hong Kong Society for the Blind-LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(09)

‧ Hong Kong Society for the Deaf - Pending

‧ Innovation and Technology Association- LC Paper No. CB(1)1204/00-01(03)
(English version only)

‧ Rehabilitation Alliance Hong Kong-LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(10)

‧ The Spastics Association of Hong Kong - LC Paper No. CB(1)1204/00-01(04)
(Chinese version only)

‧ WebMasters (Hong Kong) Association-LC Paper No. CB(1)1204/00-01(05)

- Meeting with the Administration
(about 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1143/00-01(02)-Paper on "Digital Divide" provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)774/00-01(02) -Paper on "Web access by people with disabilities" provided by the Administration (Paper discussed at meeting on 12 March 2001)

V .Any other business

* Members of the Welfare Services Panel are invited to take part in the discussion of this item

Legislative Council Secretariat
11 May 2001