Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene

Meeting on Tuesday, 10 March 2009, from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(As at 9 March 2009)

I.Confirmation of minutes
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1014/08-09
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 1043/08-09 on 9 March 2009)

-Minutes of meeting on 10 February 2009

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)


III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(2:40 pm - 2:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(02)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Legislative timetable for the Food Safety Bill and the Public Health and Municipal Services (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill
(2:45 pm - 3:05 pm)

V.Preventive measures against avian influenza
(3:05 pm - 4:05 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(03)
(issued on 4 March 2009)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(04)
(issued on 4 March 2009)

-Background paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)1031/08-09(01)
(issued on 5 March 2009)

-Administration's paper entitled "Epidemiology Report of the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 Outbreak in December 2008 in a Chicken Farm in Ha Tsuen, New Territories"

VI.Further discussion on review on hawker licensing policy
(4:05 pm - 5:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)782/08-09(03)
(issued on 4 February 2009)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(05)
(issued on 4 March 2009)

-Updated background paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)805/08-09(01)
(issued on 9 February 2009)
(Chinese version only)

-Submission from Dairy Products Beverage & Food Industries Employees Union

Relevant papers

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)1044/08-09(01), (02) and (03)
(issued on 9 March 2009)

-The Administration's responses to issues raised by members at the meeting on 10 February 2009

List of deputations / individuals attending

  1. Hong Kong & Kowloon Jade Merchants & Worker Union Association

  2. Mr CHUI Pak-tai

  3. Dairy Products Beverage & Food Industries Employees Union
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1046/08-09(01) (Chinese version only)

  4. Hong Kong Vegetable food & Grocery Hawkers Welfare & Fraternity Association Limited

  5. Man Yuen Noodles Shop

  6. Federation of Hong Kong Kowloon New Territories Hawker Associations

  7. Association for Betterment of Licensed Hawkers

  8. Mr Benny YEUNG Tsz-hei
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(06) (issued on 4 March 2009)
    (Chinese version only)

  9. Tung Choi Street (Ladies Market) Merchants & Hawkers Association

  10. Fa Yuen Street Hawker Association

  11. 灣仔交加街太原街固定攤位小販權益關注組

  12. Li Yuen Street East & West Hawkers Merchants Association

  13. 灣仔大佛口販商協會

  14. 渣甸坊販商協會

  15. Yaumatei Temple Street Association of Hawkers and Shop Operators

  16. 強記大牌檔

  17. Association Hong Kong & Kowloon Licensed Hawkers

  18. Civic Party

  19. Hong Kong Kowloon Merchants Hawkers Association Limited

  20. 寶靈街商戶權益關注組
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1046/08-09(02) (Chinese version only)

    LC Paper No. CB(2)1099/08-09(01) (further submission) (Chinese version only)

  21. Local Action
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1073/08-09(01) (Chinese version only)

  22. Wan Chai Street Market Concern Group
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1073/08-09(02) (Chinese version only)

  23. Western District Licensed Hawkers Friendly Association

  24. Community Cultural Concern
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1073/08-09(03) (Chinese version only)
Other submission received

  1. 楊位醒先生
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1015/08-09(07) (issued on 4 March 2009)
    (Chinese version only)
VII.Any other business
(5:25 pm - 5:30 pm)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
9 March 2009