Panel on Welfare Services

Subcommittee on Strategy and Measures to Tackle Family Violence

Meeting on Thursday, 15 June 2006 at 4:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Meeting with the Administration and deputations
(4:30 pm - 6:25 pm)

Preliminary proposed amendments to the Domestic Violence Ordinance (Cap. 189)

LC Paper No. CB(2)2132/05-06(01)
(Chinese version issued on 25 May 2006; English version attached)

-The Administration's review on Domestic Violence Ordinance - preliminary proposed amendments

LC Paper No. CB(2)2132/05-06(02)
(Chinese version issued on 25 May 2006; English version attached)

-The Women's Commission (WoC) report - Women's Safety in Hong Kong : Eliminating Domestic Violence - the Administration's response and follow-up progress to WoC's recommendations

Meeting with deputations

The Against Elderly Abuse of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(02) (Chinese version only)

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(03) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(04) (Chinese version only)

The Law Society of Hong Kong
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(05) (attached) (English version only)

Christian Family Service Centre
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(06) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Against Child Abuse

Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(08) (Chinese version only)

Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(09) (Chinese version only)

Harmony House Ltd.
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(10) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Caritas Hong Kong - Family Service
LC Paper No. CB(2)2423/05-06(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

Other submission received

Po Leung Kuk
LC Paper No. CB(2)2378/05-06(11) (attached) (Chinese version only)

II.Any other business
(from 6:25 pm onwards)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
15 June 2006