Panel on Financial Affairs

Meeting on Thursday, 14 December 2006 at 10:00 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)459/06-07
(issued on 7 December 2006)

-Minutes of meeting on 16 October 2006

II.Information papers issued since the last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)271/06-07
(issued on 14 November 2006)

-Securities and Futures Commission Quarterly Report for July to September 2006

LC Paper No. CB(1)438/06-07
(issued on 5 December 2006)

-Legislative Council Brief on "Public Consultation on Tax Reform Interim Report"

III.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(10:02 am - 10:15 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)458/06-07(01)
(issued on 11 December 2006)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)458/06-07(02)
(issued on 11 December 2006)

-List of follow-up actions

Impact of banks' branch closure and fee-charging on the public

LC Paper No. . CB(1)390/06-07(01)
(issued on 28 November 2006)

-Reply dated 24 November 2006 from the Hong Kong Association of Banks

LC Paper No. CB(1)381/06-07(01)
(issued on 27 November 2006)

-Administration's response dated 24 November 2006 to members' comments and suggestions on measures for provision of basic banking services to the public

Conflict of interest issue involved in and after the listing of The Link Real Estate Investment Trust

LC Paper No. CB(1)472/06-07(01)
(issued on 8 December 2006)

-List of issues/questions for the written response of Mr LEUNG Chin-man prepared by the Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(1)472/06-07(02)
(issued on 8 December 2006)

-Reply dated 7 December 2006 from the Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands (English version only)

LC Paper No. CB(1)472/06-07(03)
(issued on 8 December 2006)

-Reply dated 7 December 2006 from Mr LEUNG Chin-man

*IV.Briefing by the Financial Secretary on Hong Kong's latest overall economic situation
(10:15 am - 12:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)349/06-07
(the Report was released for collection on 21 November 2006 and despatched on 22 November 2006)

-Third Quarter Economic Report 2006 and the press release

LC Paper No. CB(1)458/06-07(03)
(issued on 8 December 2006)

-Paper provided by the Administration

*V.Proposal to replace the existing procurement computer system of the Government Logistics Department
(12:10 pm - 12:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)458/06-07(04)
(issued on 8 December 2006)

-Paper provided by the Administration

VI.Any other business
(12:45 pm)

* All other Hon Members of Legislative Council are invited to join the discussion of Agenda Items IV and V.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
12 December 2006