House Committee of the Legislative Council
22nd meeting on 8 April 2005


I.Confirmation of verbatim record/minutes of meetings

(a)verbatim record of the proceedings of the special meeting held on 15 March 2005
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1202/04-05)

(b)minutes of the 21st meeting held on 1 April 2005
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1200/04-05)

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 reports on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

(i)Banking (Amendment) Bill 2005
(LC Paper No. LS 44/04-05)

(ii)Securities and Futures (Amendment) Bill 2005
(LC Paper No. LS 43/04-05)

(iii)Chief Executive Election (Amendment) (Term of Office of the Chief Executive) Bill
(LC Paper No. LS 46/04-05)

(iv)Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited (Merger) Bill
(LC Paper No. LS 47/04-05)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 1 April 2005 and tabled in Council on 6 April 2005
(LC Paper No. LS 45/04-05)

IV.Business for the Council meeting of 20 and 21 April 2005

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 482/04-05)

(b)Bills - resumption of debate on Second Reading

Appropriation Bill 2005
(Members speak)

V.Position on Bills Committees/subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1199/04-05)

VI.Proposal to invite the Chief Secretary for Administration to attend a meeting of the House Committee to brief Members on details of his meeting with Mr LIAO Hui, Director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council
(Letter dated 30 March 2005 from Hon James TO Kun-sun to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1201/04-05(01))

VII.Proposal to move a motion for debate, at the Council meeting of 20 April 2005, concerning the Government's intention to seek an interpretation of the Basic Law from the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress regarding the term of office of the new Chief Executive
(Letter dated 6 April 2005 from Hon LEE Wing-tat to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1201/04-05(02))

VIII.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
6 April 2005