Subcommittee to Study Issues Relating to Mainland-HKSAR Families

Meeting on Monday, 22 February 2010, at 4:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda
(as at 23 February 2010)

*I.Support services for families with new arrivals from the Mainland and with members on Two Way Permits
(4:30 pm - 6:25 pm)

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Society for Community Organization
    LC Paper No. CB(2)981/09-10(01)
    (issued on 23 February 2010) (Chinese version only)

  2. Split Families Concern Group

  3. International Social Service Hong Kong Branch

  4. Community Development Alliance

  5. 關注中港家庭權利聯席
    LC Paper No. CB(2)981/09-10(02)
    (issued on 23 February 2010) (Chinese version only)

  6. Mission To New Arrivals Ltd.
    LC Paper No. CB(2)981/09-10(03)
    (issued on 23 February 2010) (Chinese version only)

  7. New Women Arrivals League
    LC Paper No. CB(2)981/09-10(04)
    (issued on 23 February 2010) (Chinese version only)

  8. Mainland-Hong Kong Families Rights Association

  9. Christian Action

  10. Concerning CSSA Review Alliance

  11. Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese
    LC Paper No. CB(2)981/09-10(05)
    (issued on 23 February 2010) (Chinese version only)

  12. Hong Kong Christian Institute
    LC Paper No. CB(2)981/09-10(06)
    (issued on 23 February 2010) (Chinese version only)
Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)870/08-09(01)
(issued on 13 February 2009)

-Administration's paper entitled "Policies and measures having an impact on Mainland-Hong Kong families"

(issued on 10 July 2009)

-Information note on "Social and welfare services for new arrivals from the Mainland and permanent residents of Hong Kong" prepared by Research and Library Services Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)915/09-10(01)
(issued on 8 February 2010)
(Chinese version only)

-Referral from Duty Roster Members regarding the seven-year residence requirement under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance Scheme

(A list of relevant papers previously issued is available on the LegCo website at

II.Any other business
(6:25 pm - 6:30 pm)

* Members of the Subcommittee on Poverty Alleviation are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
23 February 2010