House Committee of the Legislative Council
23rd meeting on 15 April 2005


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 22nd meeting held on 8 April 2005
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1261/04-05)

II.Matters arising

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

(b)Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited (Merger) Bill
(Paragraphs 28 to 34 of the minutes of the 22nd House Committee meeting on 8 April 2005)

[Previous paper:
LC Paper No. LS 47/04-05 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 1218/04-05 dated 7 April 2005]

III.Business for the Council meeting on 27 April 2005

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 495/04-05)

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

(i)Building Management (Amendment) Bill 2005

(ii)Protection of Endangered Species of Animals and Plants Bill

(iii)Immigration (Amendment) Bill 2005

(iv)Child Care Services (Amendment) Bill 2005

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

Appropriation Bill 2005
(Response from the Administration)

IV.The Chief Executive's Question and Answer Session on 28 April 2005

V.Position on Bills Committees/subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1262/04-05)

VI.Paper of the Committee on Rules of Procedure

Proposed amendments to the Rules of Procedure and House Rules regarding withdrawal of bills
(LC Paper No. CROP 37/04-05)

VII.Proposal to seek the Council's authorisation to exercise the powers conferred under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance to order the Administration to provide the West Kowloon Reclamation Concept Plan Competition Report of the Technical Panel, as well as minutes of meetings and relevant papers of the Technical Panel
(Letter dated 11 April 2005 from Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1270/04-05(01))

VIII.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
13 April 2005