LegCo Paper No. CB(1) 913/96-97
Ref : CB1/BC/56/95/2

Bills Committee on Mass Transit Railway Corporation (Amendment) Bill 1996 and Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (Amendment) Bill 1996

Minutes of meeting held on Friday, 17 January 1997, at 2:15 pm in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building

Members present :
    Hon Zachary WONG Wai-yin (Chairman)
    Hon Edward S T HO, OBE, JP
    Hon Ronald ARCULLI, OBE, JP
    Hon Mrs Miriam LAU Kin-yee, OBE, JP
    Hon LEE Wing-tat
    Hon CHAN Kam-lam
    Hon Paul CHENG Ming-fun
    Hon LAU Chin-shek
    Hon Ambrose LAU Hon-chuen, JP
    Dr Hon LAW Cheung-kwok
    Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung
    Hon SIN Chung-kai
    Hon TSANG Kin-shing
Members absent :
    Dr Hon Samuel WONG Ping-wai, OBE, FEng, JP
    Hon CHAN Wing-chan
    Hon CHAN Yuen-han
    Hon Bruce LIU Sing-lee
    Hon NGAN Kam-chuen
Clerk in attendance:
    Mrs Vivian KAM
    Chief Assistant Secretary (1)2
Staff in attendance :
    Stephen LAM
    Assistant Legal Adviser 4
    Mr Matthew LOO
    Senior Assistant Secretary (1)4

I. Election of Chairman

Hon Zachary WONG Wai-yin was elected Chairman of the Bills Committee.

II. Any Other Business

2. The Chairman advised that the Bills Committee was currently no. 4 on the waiting list and had yet to be activated. The meeting had been convened for the purposes of electing a Chairman and seeking members’ comments on the parties to be invited to submit views on the Bill. After deliberations, members decided to invite views from the Mass Transit Railway Corporation, the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, the Chartered Institute of Transport in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Institute for Infrastructure Development and geography faculties of universities on the Bill. Members would be notified of the date of the next meeting once the Bills Committee was formally activated.

3. The meeting ended at 2:30 p.m.

Legislative Council Secretariat
20 February 1997

Last Updated on 16 December 1998