House Committee
1995/96 Session

Meeting Agenda

Date :5 January 1996
Time:4:50 p.m.

Item No. Subject
I.Confirmation of the minutes of the last meeting held on 15.12.1995
(LegCo Paper No. HB 348/95-96)
II.Matters arising
Noise Control (Amendment) Bill 1995
Road Traffic (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 1995
At the last meeting on 15.12.95, Members agreed to defer to this meeting a decision on the bills so as to facilitate further consideration by interested Members.
III. Legal Adviser's report on the subsidiary legislation gazetted on 15, 22 and 29.12.95
(LegCo Paper Nos. LS 49, 52 & 54/95-96)
IV.Position report on Bills Committees and Subcommittees
(LegCo Paper No. HB 400/95-96)
V.Further business for the LegCo sitting on 10.1.96

  1. Government Motion
    Resolution under section 79G(9) of the Criminal Procedure Ordinance (Cap. 221) - to be moved by the Attorney General
    (LegCo Paper No. LS 51/95-96)
  2. Bills - 1st and 2nd Readings
    1. Road Traffic (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 1995
    2. Eastern Harbour Crossing Road Tunnel (Passage Tax) Bill
    3. Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 4) Bill 1995
    4. Immigration (Amendment) Bill 1995
      (Member's bill to be introduced by Mr Michael HO Mun-ka.)
    5. Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Bill
      Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (Merger of Subsidiaries) Bill
      (Member's bills to be introduced by Dr David K P LI.)
  3. Member's Motion
    Resolution under section 34(2) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance (Cap. 1) - to be moved by Mr LEE Wing-tat
    Wording of the motion attached. A report on the deliberations of the Subcommittee formed to study the Ferry Services (Hong Kong and Yaumati Ferry Company, Limited) (Determination of Fares) (Amendment) Order 1995 was issued to Members on 29 December 1995 under LegCo Paper No. HB 393/95-96.
VI.Business for the LegCo sitting on 17.1.96

  1. Questions
    (LegCo Paper No. CB 321/95-96)
  2. Statement
    No statement has yet been notified.
  3. Government Motion
    No motion has yet been notified.
  4. Motion debate on "Formulation of long-term industrial policy"- to be moved by Mr CHAN Kam-lam
    Wording of the motion attached.
  5. Motion debate on "Protection of civil rights in Hong Kong" - to be moved by Mr Andrew CHENG Kar-foo
    Wording of the motion attached.
VII.Advance information on motion debates for the LegCo sitting on 24.1.96

  1. Motion debate on "Visa-free entry to UK"
    The above motion (attached) will be moved by Mr Howard YOUNG.
  2. Motion debate on "Freezing of government, public bodies and private utility companies�fees and charges, and public housing rentals"
    The above motion (attached) will be moved by Mr SIN Chung-kai.
VIII.Reports by Panels/Bills Committees/Subcommittees

  1. Report by Panel on Manpower - Fact finding visit to Australia and New Zealand to study implementation of legislative provisions to deal with age discrimination in employment
    (LegCo Paper No. PL 446/95-96)
  2. Report by Panel on Home Affairs - Human rights protection and post-1997 human rights reports to the United Nations
    (LegCo Paper No. PL 466/95-96)
IX.Any Other Business
Proposed topics for the meeting with the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on 8.1.96
The following topics have been proposed by Members :

  1. China-Hong Kong relationship (Dr David K P LI)
  2. Co-operation with Preparatory Committee (Mr Howard YOUNG)
  3. Clarification on Britain's understanding of respective roles to be played by the Foreign Office, the Hong Kong Government, the JLG, the Preparatory Committee to ensure a smooth transition for Hong Kong (Mr Paul CHENG Ming-fun)
  4. Visa-free entry to UK for holders of HK SAR passports (Mr CHAN Kam-lam)
  5. British Nationality Selection Scheme - that Britain should honour her moral commitment to accept more Hong Kong people under the scheme (Mrs Selina CHOW)
  6. British citizenship (Miss Emily LAU)
  7. Reports on Hong Kong under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Dr LEONG Che-hung)
  8. Human rights protection, particularly in relation to amendment of laws which threaten press freedom (Miss Emily LAU)
  9. Vietnamese boat people (Mr Allen LEE)
  10. AU Wing-cheung and WONG Chuen-ming, Hong Kong citizens jailed in the Philippines (Mr Howard YOUNG)
  11. Detention of Hong Kong citizen CHUNG Siu-hung by authorities in China (Mr LEE Wing-tat)

Legislative Council Secretariat
26 July 1996

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