House Committee of the Legislative Council
12th meeting on 18 January 2002


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 11th meeting held on 11 January 2002
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 902/01-02)

II.Matters arising

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

(b)Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2001
(Paragraphs 14 to 23 of the minutes of the 11th House Committee meeting on 11 January 2002)

[Previous papers:LC Paper No. LS 18/01-02 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 468/01-02 dated 22 November 2001; Paragraphs 9 to 14 of the minutes of the 6th House Committee meeting on 23 November 2001 - LC Paper No. CB(2) 503/01-02 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 530/01-02 dated 28 November 2001; and LC Paper No. CB(1) 767/01-02 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 853/01-02 dated 10 January 2002 ]

III.Further report by the Legal Service Division on two items of subsidiary legislation gazetted on 28 December 2001 and tabled in Council on 9 January 2002

Securities and Futures Commission (Levy) (Futures Contracts) (Amendment) (No. 3) Order 2001 (L.N. 296 of 2001)

Commodities Trading (Contract Levy) (Amendment) (No. 3) Rules 2001 (L.N. 301 of 2001)
(LC Paper No. LS 48/01-02)

IV.Further business for the Council meeting on 23 January 2002

Bills - resumption of debate on Second Reading, Committee Stage and Third Reading

Public Health and Municipal Services (Amendment) Bill 2001

V.Business for the Council meeting on 30 January 2002

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 324/01-02)

(b)Bills - First Reading and moving of Second Reading

(i)Dutiable Commodities (Amendment) Bill 2002

(ii)Companies (Amendment) Bill 2002

(c)Government motion

No notice has been received yet.

(d)Members' motionMotion on "Rest time and rest days for employees"The above motion will be moved by Hon LAU Chin-shek. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 338/01-02 dated 17 January 2002.)

VI.Report of Bills Committee and subcommittee on subsidiary legislation

Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 908/01-02)

VII.Report of the Panel on Welfare Services concerning the lack of consultation on the "Financial Assistance Scheme for Family Members of those who Sacrifice their Lives to Save Others"
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 914/01-02)

VIII.Paper of the Committee on Rules of Procedure

Follow-up on measures to improve the mechanism for the scrutiny of legislative and financial proposals
(LC Paper No. CROP 1/01-02)

IX.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
17 January 2002