Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene - Subcommittee to Study the Streamlining of Food Business Licensing (Agenda) 4 April 2005



Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene
Subcommittee to Study the Streamlining of Food Business Licensing

Meeting on Monday, 4 April 2005 at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

A G E N D A

  1. Meeting with the Administration
    (8:30 am - 10:25 am)

    (a)Further information on food business licensing procedures and statistics

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(01)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper prepared by the Legislative Council (LegCo) Secretariat on "Requests to the Administration for additional information and statistics on food business licensing pursuant to the meeting on 2 March 2005"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(02)
    (English version issued on 29 March 2005, Chinese version attached)

    -Paper provided by the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau (HWFB) on "Number of food business licence applications and time taken for processing applications"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(03)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by HWFB on "Certification system for issue of provisional food business licence"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(04)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by the Buildings Department on "Work of the Buildings Department in processing applications for food business licences"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(05)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by the Fire Services Department on "Work of the Fire Services Department in processing applications for food business"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(06)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by the Home Affairs Department on "Processing of Certificate of Compliance for Club-houses"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(07)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by HWFB on "Licensing of food businesses at Langham Place, Mongkok"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(08)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by HWFB on "Fees for food business licences"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(09)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper provided by the Economic Analysis and Business Facilitation Unit of the Financial Secretary's Office on "Private sector involvement in cinema licensing"

    (b)Liquor licensing procedure

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(10)
    (English version issued on 29 March 2005, Chinese version attached)

    -Paper prepared by HWFB on "Liquor licensing procedures"

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(11)
    (Chinese version only)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Letter dated 12 March 2005 from the Secretary to the Liquor Licensing Board

    (c)Views and suggestions made by deputations at the meeting on 5 March 2005

    LC Paper No. CB(2) 1155/04-05(12)
    (Issued on 29 March 2005)

    -Paper prepared by LegCo Secretariat on "Views and suggestions made by deputations at the meeting on 5 March 2005"

  2. Any other business
    (10:25 am - 10:30 am)

    Relevant papers

    Please refer to the Appendix.
Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
31 March 2005

Appendix

Relevant papers

Papers provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2) 960/04-05(01)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Paper provided by the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau on "Existing food business licensing procedures and measures taken/to be taken to streamline the licensing system"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 960/04-05(02)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Paper provided by the Home Affairs Department on "Procedures of processing of Certificate of Compliance for Club houses"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 960/04-05(03)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Paper provided by the Economic Analysis and Business Facilitation Unit of the Financial Secretary's Office on "Work progress in streamlining food business licensing undertaken by the Subgroup on Business Facilitation, Economic and Employment Council"

Papers provided by LegCo Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2) 629/04-05
(Issued on 12 January 2005)

-Outline of research study on food business licensing prepared by Research and Library Services Division of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2) 751/04-05(01)
(Issued on 26 January 2005)

-Background brief prepared by LegCo Secretariat on "Food business licensing"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 751/04-05(02)
(Issued on 26 January 2005)

-Extract from the minutes of meeting of the Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene on 14 December 2004

Submissions

LC Paper No. CB(2) 966/04-05(02)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Written submission from A S Watson Group - PARKnSHOP (English version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1007/04-05(01)
(Issued on 4 March 2005)

-Written submission from Association of Restaurant Managers Limited (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 999/04-05(01)
(Issued on 4 March 2005)

-Written submission from California Red Limited (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 966/04-05(06)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Written submission from De Rodeo Catering Limited (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1007/04-05(02)
(Issued on 4 March 2005)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Catering Industry Association (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 751/04-05(03)
(Issued on 26 January 2005)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 966/04-05(01)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 966/04-05(03)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Written submission from Hong Kong Japanese Restaurants Association (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 966/04-05(05)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Written submission from King Bakery (Chinese version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 1007/04-05(03)
(Issued on 4 March 2005)

-Written submission from Maxim Caterers Limited (English version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 999/04-05(02)
(Issued on 4 March 2005)

-Written submission from Swire Beverages Limited (English version only)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 966/04-05(04)
(Issued on 25 February 2005)

-Written submission from Tao Heung Holding Limited (Chinese version only)