Bills Committee on Construction Industry Council (No.2) Bill (Agenda) -- 15 March 2005



Bills Committee on Construction Industry Council (No. 2) Bill

Sixth meeting on
Tuesday, 15 March 2005, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building

Agenda

IConfirmation of minutes

LC Paper No. CB(1) 1068/04-05
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 1103/04-05 on 14.3.2005)

--Minutes of meeting on 22 February 2005

IIMeeting with the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1) 1067/04-05(01)
(issued on 9.3.2005)

-List of follow-up actions arising from discussion at the meeting on 22 February 2005

LC Paper No. CB(1) 1067/04-05(02)
(issued on 9.3.2005)

-Administration's response to the list of follow-up actions arising from discussion at the meeting on 22 February 2005

LC Paper No. CB(1) 1067/04-05(03)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 1078/04-05 on 10.3.2005)

-Updated summary of concerns/views expressed by organizations and the Bills Committee (as at 8 March 2005)

-Discussion on functions of the Construction Industry Council (clause 5)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 923/04-05(04)
(issued on 16.2.2005)

--Letter dated 15 February 2005 from the Administration on "Proposed Composition and Functions of the Construction Industry Council"

- Update on employment matters of Construction Industry Training Authority

LC Paper No. CB(1) 663/04-05(01)
(English version issued on 7.1.2005, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 682/04-05 on 11.1.2005)

--Letter dated 5 January 2005 from the Administration to the Chairman of the Construction Industry Training Authority (CITA) conveying to him members' concerns about the announcement made by CITA on a number of revised employment terms for its staff

LC Paper No. CB(1) 685/04-05(01)
(issued on 11.1.2005)

--Letter dated 10 January 2005 from the Secretary for the Environment, Transport and Works clarifying various issues of concern raised by the Construction Industry Training Authority Staff Association

(A list of relevant papers previously issued is in the Appendix.)

IIIClause-by-clause examination of the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(3) 34/04-05
(issued on 8.10.2004)

--The Construction Industry Council (No. 2) Bill

LC Paper No. CB(1) 153/04-05(02)
(issued on 4.11.2004)

--Marked-up copy of the consequential amendments arising from the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(1) 923/04-05(03)
(issued on 16.2.2005)

--Administration's responses to concerns/views expressed by organizations and Bills Committee (as at 24 January 2005)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 1106/04-05(01)
(attached)

--Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 9 March 2005 commenting on certain clauses of the Bill

IVAny other business

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
14 March 2005

Appendix

Other relevant papers previously issued

Background information on the Bill

Ref: ETWB(IR)310/13(02)
(issued by the Environment, Transport and Works Bureau in October 2004 )

-Legislative Council Brief

LC Paper No. LS 6/04-05
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 47/04-05 on 14.10.2004)

-Legal Service Division Report

LC Paper No. CB(1) 153/04-05(01)
(issued on 4.11.2004)

-Background brief on the Construction Industry Council (No. 2) Bill

Papers provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1) 346/04-05(02)
(issued on 26.11.2004)

-Administration's response to the list of follow-up actions arising from discussion at the meeting on 5 November 2004

LC Paper No. CB(1) 346/04-05(03)
(issued on 26.11.2004)

-Information paper provided by the Administration on "Progress in Taking Forward Recommendations of the Construction Industry Review Committee"

LC Paper No. CB(1) 599/04-05(03)
(issued on 28.12.2004)

-Summary of concerns/views submitted by organizations for the meeting on 2 December 2004 and the Administration's responses

Papers prepared by the Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(1) 346/04-05(01)
(English version issued on 26.11.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 374/04-05 on 1.12.2004)

-List of follow-up actions arising from discussion at the meeting on 5 November 2004

LC Paper No. CB(1) 374/04-05(04)
(issued on 1.12.2004)

-Summary of concerns/views raised by organizations (as at 29 November 2004)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 599/04-05(01)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 613/04-05 on 31.12.2004)

-List of follow-up actions arising from discussion at the meeting on 9 December 2004

LC Paper No. CB(1) 599/04-05(02)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 618/04-05 on 3.1.2005)

-Summary of concerns/views expressed by organizations and the Bills Committee (as at 30 December 2004)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 923/04-05(01)
(issued on 16.2.2005)

-List of follow-up actions arising from discussion at the meeting on 4 January 2005

LC Paper No. CB(1) 923/04-05(02)
(issued on 16.2.2005)

-Updated summary of concerns/views expressed by organizations and the Bills Committee (as at 24 January 2005)

Submissions received

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(01)
(Chinese version issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Hong Kong Construction Sub-Contractors Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(02)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Hong Kong Marble & Granite Merchants Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(03)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Construction Site Staff Association (建築地盤職工總會)

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(04)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Construction Industry Training Authority

LC Paper No. CB(1) 599/04-05(04)
(English version issued on 28.12.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 613/04-05 on 31.12.2004)

-Letter dated 15 December 2004 from the Construction Industry Training Authority responding to the submission dated 7 December 2004 from the Construction Industry Training Authority Staff Association (LC Paper No. CB(1) 451/04-05(01))

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(05)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Mixer Truck Drivers Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(06)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Hong Kong Dumper Truck Drivers Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(07)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Construction Industry Training Authority Staff Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 451/04-05(01)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 10.12.2004)

-Further submission from Construction Industry Training Authority Staff Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 638/04-05(01)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 5.1.2005)

-Letter dated 29 December 2004 from the management of the Construction Industry Training Authority to its staff

LC Paper No. CB(1) 638/04-05(02)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 5.1.2005)

-Letter dated 4 January 2005 from the Construction Industry Training Authority Staff Association to the Bills Committee

LC Paper No. CB(1) 682/04-05(01)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 11.1.2005)

-Letter dated 5 January 2005 from the Chairman of the Construction Industry Training Authority Staff Association to CITA opposing to unilateral variation of the employment terms for CITA staff

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(08)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 400/04-05 on 6.12.2004)

-Submission from Consultant Engineering Firm Resident Site Staff Association

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(09)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 23.11.2004)

-Submission from Hong Kong Construction Industry Employees General Union

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(10)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 434/04-05 on 8.12.2004)

-Submission from The Hong Kong Institute of Architects

LC Paper No. CB(1) 597/04-05(01)
(issued on 28.12.2004)

-Transcript of the presentation made by the representatives of The Hong Kong Institute of Architects

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(11)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version

LC Paper No. CB(1) 675/04-05 on 10.1.2005)

-Submission from The Hong Kong Construction Association Ltd.

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(12)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 641/04-05 on 6.1.2005)

-Submission from Professional Green Building Council

LC Paper No. CB(1) 374/04-05(01)
(issued on 1.12.2004)

-Submission from Provisional Construction Industry Co-ordination Board

LC Paper No. CB(1) 451/04-05(02)
(issued on 10.12.2004)

-Further submission from the Provisional Construction Industry Co-ordination Board

LC Paper No. CB(1) 434/04-05(01)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 8.12.2004)

-Submission from Hong Kong & Kowloon Electrical Engineering & Appliances Trade Workers Union

LC Paper No. CB(1) 597/04-05(02)
(issued on 28.12.2004)

-Submission dated 23 December 2004 from The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors

LC Paper No. CB(1) 400/04-05(01)
(issued on 6.12.2004)

-Submission from Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(13)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 374/04-05 on 1.12.2004)

-Submission from Hong Kong Housing Society

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(14)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 400/04-05 on 6.12.2004)

-Submission from The Real Estate Developers Association of Hong Kong

LC Paper No. CB(1) 306/04-05(15)
(English version issued on 23.11.2004, Chinese version issued on 26.11.2004)

-Submission from MTR Corporation

LC Paper No. CB(1) 374/04-05(02)
(English version issued on 1.12.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 641/04-05 on 6.1.2005)

-Submission from The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

LC Paper No. CB(1) 374/04-05(03)
(English version issued on 1.12.2004, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(1) 434/04-05 on 8.12.2004)

-Letter dated 30 November 2004 from Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1) 937/04-05(01)
(Chinese version only)(issued on 18.2.2005)

-Letter dated 5 February 2005 from the Hong Kong Licensed Plumbers Association
Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
14 March 2005