House Committee of the Legislative Council
23rd meeting on 4 May 2007


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 22nd meeting held on 27 April 2007
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1717/06-07)

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

(i)Revenue Bill 2007
(LC Paper No. LS 67/06-07)

(ii)Revenue (No. 2) Bill 2007
(LC Paper No. LS 68/06-07)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 27 April 2007 and tabled in Council on 2 May 2007
(LC Paper No. LS 66/06-07)

IV.Further business for the Council meeting on 9 May 2007

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 535/06-07)

V.Business for the Council meeting on 16 May 2007

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 536/06-07)

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

No notice has been received yet.

(c)Government motion

Proposed resolution to be moved by the Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food under the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance relating to:

(i)the Pharmacy and Poisons (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulation 2007; and

(ii)the Poisons List (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulation 2007

(Wording of the proposed resolution issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 519/06-07 dated 26 April 2007.)
(LC Paper No. LS 65/06-07)

(d)Members' motions

(i)Motion to be moved by Hon Mrs Sophie LEUNG LAU Yau-fun

Hon Mrs Sophie LEUNG LAU Yau-fun has been allocated a debate slot.

(ii)Motion to be moved by Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung

Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung has been allocated a debate slot.

VI.Report of Bills Committees and subcommittees

Report of the Subcommittee on Sewage Services (Sewage Charge) (Amendment) Regulation 2007, Sewage Services (Trade Effluent Surcharge) (Amendment) Regulation 2007 and Technical Memorandum on Procedures and Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Trade Effluents

Verbal report by Hon Audrey EU Yuet-mee, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

VII.Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1718/06-07)
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1750/06-07)

VIII.Follow-up on proposed reorganisation of policy bureaux of the Government Secretariat
(Letter dated 30 April 2007 from Hon Abraham SHEK Lai-him to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1740/06-07(01))

IX.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
2 May 2007