House Committee
1996/97 Session

Meeting Agenda

Date :7 March 1997
Time:2:30 p.m.

Item No. Subject
I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting held on 21 February 1997
(LegCo Paper No. CB(2) 1317/96-97)
II.Matters arising
Report on Chairman's meeting with the Chief Secretary
III.Legal Service Division reports on the subsidiary legislation tabled in the Legislative Council on 26 February 1997 and 5 March 1997 (gazetted on 21 and 28 February 1997)
(LegCo Papers Nos. LS120 & 127/96-97)
IV.Legal Service Division report on bills referred to the House Committee under Standing Order 42(3A)
Bill introduced into LegCo on 26 February 1997
  1. Copyright Bill
    (LegCo Paper No. LS 129/96-97)
    Bills introduced into LegCo on 5 March 1997
  2. Supreme Court (Amendment) Bill 1997
    (LegCo Paper No. LS 126/96-97)
  3. Places of Public Entertainment (Amendment) Bill 1997
    (LegCo Paper No. LS 125/96-97)
  4. Volunteer and Naval Volunteer Pensions (Amendment) Bill 1997
    (LegCo Paper No. LS 128/96-97)
  5. Crimes (Amendment) Bill 1997
    (LegCo Paper No. LS 123/96-97)
V.Business for the LegCo sitting on 19 March 1997
  1. Questions
    (LegCo Paper No. CB(3) 693/96-97)
  2. Statement
    No statement has yet been notified.
  3. Government Motions
    1. Vote on Account Resolution 1997 under section 7(1) of the Public Finance Ordinance (Cap 2) - to be moved by the Secretary for the Treasury
      (LegCo Paper No. LS 130/96-97)
    2. Resolution under section 13 of the Radiation Ordinance (Cap 303) - to be moved by the Secretary for Health and Welfare
      (LegCo Paper No. LS 131/96-97)
  4. Bills - 1st and 2nd Readings
    1. Justice of the Peace Bill
    2. Registered Designs Bill
    3. Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund (Amendment) Bill 1997
    4. Jury (Amendment) Bill 1997
    5. Labour Relations (Amendment) Bill 1997
    6. Trade Unions (Amendment) (No 2) Bill 1997
    7. Employment (Amendment) (No 2) Bill 1997
    8. Long-Term Prison Sentences Review Bill
  5. Bill - resumption of debate on 2nd Reading, Committee Stage and 3rd Reading
    Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill 1997
  6. Motion debate on "China Light and Power's excess generating capacity and the Scheme of Control Agreement"
    The above motion will be moved by Mr Michael HO. Wording of the motion is attached.
  7. Motion debate on "Long Term Housing Strategy Review Consultative Document"
    The above motion will be moved by Mr LEE Wing-tat. Wording of the motion is attached.
VI.Reports of Panels/Bills Committees/Subcommittees
  1. Report of the Bills Committee on Fugitive Offenders Bill
    (LegCo Paper No. CB(2) 1410/96-97 to follow)
  2. Report of the Bills Committee on Television (Amendment) Bill 1996
    (LegCo Paper No. CB(2) 1401/96-97)
  3. Report of the Bills Committee on Public Bus Services (Amendment) Bill 1996
    (LegCo Paper No. CB(1) 989/96-97)
  4. Report of the Bills Committee on Social Workers Registration Bill
    (LegCo Paper No. CB(2) 1436/96-97)
VII.Position report on Bills Committees and Subcommittees
(LegCo Paper No. CB(2) 1384/96-97)
  1. Letters dated 25 February 1997 and 4 March 1997 from Director of Administration are attached.
  2. Verbal report of the House Committee delegation to Geneva to attend the hearing of the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 3 and 4 March 1997
VIII.Any Other Business
Representation received by Duty Roster Members on poverty of low income tenants of public housing estates
(LegCo Paper No. CP 123/96-97)

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