House Committee of the Legislative Council
31st meeting on 29 June 2007


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 30th meeting held on 22 June 2007
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2270/06-07)

II.Matters arising

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

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

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

(a)Attachment of Income Order (Application to Government and Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2007
(LC Paper No. LS 92/06-07)

(b)Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes (Amendment) Bill 2007
(LC Paper No. LS 98/06-07)

(c)Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill 2007
(LC Paper No. LS 94/06-07)

IV.Business for the Council meeting on 11 July 2007

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 748/06-07)

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

Independent Police Complaints Council Bill

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

Hazardous Chemicals Control Bill

(d)Government motions

Four proposed resolutions to be moved by the Secretary for Environment, Transport and Works under the Mass Transit Railway Ordinance and the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation Ordinance relating to the following subsidiary legislation respectively:

(i)the Mass Transit Railway (Amendment) Bylaw 2007;

(ii)the Mass Transit Railway (North-west Railway) Bylaw;

(iii)the Mass Transit Railway (Transport Interchange) (Amendment) Bylaw 2007; and

(iv)the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (Suspension of Bylaws) Bylaw 2007

(Wording of the proposed resolutions issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 735/06-07 dated 26 June 2007.)
(LC Paper No. LS 99/06-07)

(e)Members' motions

(i)Motion to be moved by Hon Fred LI Wah-ming

Hon Fred LI Wah-ming has been allocated a debate slot.

(ii)Motion on "Developing co-operative relationship with the Mainland"

The above motion will be moved by Hon Jasper TSANG Yok-sing. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 753/06-07 dated 27 June 2007.)

V.Report of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Subcommittee on Fugitive Offenders (Malaysia) (Amendment) Order 2007 and Fugitive Offenders (Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism) Order
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2291/06-07)

(b)Report of the Subcommittee to Study the Draft Subsidiary Legislation Relating to the Rail Merger
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 1997/06-07)

(c)Report of the Subcommittee on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters (Malaysia) Order
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2319/06-07)

(d)Report of the Subcommittee on Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation (Revision of Licence Fees) Regulation 2007

Verbal report by Hon SIN Chung-kai, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

(e)Report of the Subcommittee on Building Management (Fee Revision) Regulation 2007

Verbal report by Hon Mrs Selina CHOW, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

VI.Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2292/06-07)

VII.Proposed overseas duty visit by the Panel on Manpower
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2293/06-07)

VIII.Proposed overseas duty visit by the Subcommittee to Study the Subject of Combating Poverty
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 2230/06-07)

IX.Paper of the Committee on Rules of Procedure

Proposed amendments to the Rules of Procedure regarding the speaking order of designated public officers during motion debates initiated by Members
(LC Paper No. CROP 48/06-07)

X.Report of the Commission of Inquiry on allegations relating to The Hong Kong Institution of Education
(Letter dated 21 June 2007 from Dr Hon YEUNG Sum to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 2296/06-07(01))

XI.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
29 June 2007