Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene

Meeting on Tuesday, 13 June 2006 at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of meetings
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2114/05-06
(Issued on 25 May 2006)

-Minutes of regular meeting on 11 April 2006

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2304/05-06

-Minutes of regular meeting on 9 May 2006

II.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2305/05-06(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2305/05-06(02)

-List of follow-up actions

III.Information paper(s) issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2008/05-06(01)
(Issued on 16 May 2006)

-Information paper provided by the Administration on work relating to regulation of animal/bird exhibition licences by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department; and labelling systems of genetically modified food in other countries

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2307/05-06(01)
(Issued on 7 June 2006)

-Information paper provided by the Administration about the operation of the Fisheries Development Loan Fund and the Fish Marketing Organisation Loan Fund, details of the estimated five-year loan demand and cash flow for the two Loan Funds

IV.Control of unauthorised extension of food business
(2:40 pm - 3:05 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2305/05-06(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

V.Changes to the food business licensing procedures
(3:05 pm - 3:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2305/05-06(04)
(to follow)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2076/05-06(01)
(Issued on 19 May 2006)

-Letter dated 16 May 2006 from Hon Tommy CHEUNG to the Panel Chairman on "Changes to the food business licensing procedures"

VI.Proposed guidelines for voluntary labelling of genetically modified food
(3:45 pm - 4:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2305/05-06(05)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VII.Any other business
(4:25 pm - 4:30 pm)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
13 June 2006