Provisional Legislative Council

PLC Paper No. PWSC 3

Ref : CB1/F/2/2

Public Works Subcommittee of the
Provisional Legislative Council

Minutes of the meeting held at the Legislative Council Chamber on Friday, 8 August 1997, at 2:15 pm

Members present:

Hon WONG Siu-yee
Hon HO Sai-chu, JP
Dr Hon Raymond HO Chung-tai, JP
Hon Allen LEE, JP
Hon Mrs Elsie TU, GBM
Dr Hon LEONG Che-hung, JP
Hon CHAN Yuen-han
Hon CHENG Kai-nam
Hon Howard YOUNG, JP
Dr Hon TANG Siu-tong, JP
Hon KAN Fook-yee
Dr Hon LAW Cheung-kwok
Hon TAM Yiu-chung, JP
Members attending :

Dr Hon Mrs TSO WONG Man-yin
Hon HUI Yin-fat, JP
Hon IP Kwok-him
Hon NGAN Kam-chuen

Members absent :

Hon Edward HO Sing-tin, JP
Prof Hon NG Ching-fai
Hon Eric LI Ka-cheung, JP
Hon Henry WU
Hon CHEUNG Hon-chung
Hon Mrs Sophie LEUNG LAU Yau-fun, JP
Hon MOK Ying-fan
Hon CHAN Kam-lam
Hon Frederick FUNG Kin-kee
Hon LAU Wong-fat, JP
Hon Mrs Miriam LAU Kin-yee, JP
Hon Timothy FOK Tsun-ting

Clerk in attendance :

Mrs Constance LI  Chief Assistant Secretary (1)5

Staff in attendance :

Ms Anita SIT  Senior Assistant Secretary (1)8

I.Election of Chairman

Mr WONG Siu-yee was nominated by members present to preside at the election of the Chairman.

2.Mr WONG called for nominations for the chairmanship. Mr WONG Siu-yee nominated Mr HO Sai-chu, seconded by Dr LEONG Che-hung. Mr HO accepted the nomination. Mrs Elsie TU nominated Dr Raymond HO Chung-tai, seconded by Dr LAW Cheung-kwok. Dr HO accepted the nomination. As there were two nominations for the chairmanship, Mr WONG ordered a vote by secret ballot by the members present who had applied to join the Public Works Subcommittee (PWSC) on or before the deadline (30 July 1997). The 13 members present cast their votes; Mr HO Sai-chu and Dr Raymond HO received seven and six votes respectively. As Mr HO Sai-chu received a majority of the votes, Mr WONG declared Mr HO Sai-chu elected Chairman of the PWSC.

II.Election of Deputy Chairman

3.Mr HO Sai-chu took the chair and called for nominations for the office of the Deputy Chairman. Mr CHENG Kai-nam nominated Dr Raymond HO Chung-tai, seconded by Mr WONG Siu-yee. Dr Raymond HO accepted the nomination. There being no other nominations, the Chairman declared Dr Raymond HO elected Deputy Chairman of the PWSC.

III.Meeting dates of PWSC

4.The Chairman advised that the Clerk would liaise with the Administration and confirm with the Chairman as regards the dates of the PWSC meetings. The Clerk would inform members the meeting schedule shortly.

IV.Late membership

5.Mr NGAN Kam-chuen and Dr TSO WONG Man-yin requested to join PWSC with effect from 8 August 1997, as they had not been able to send in their applications to join the PWSC before the deadline due to absence from Hong Kong. The Chairman accepted their late membership in accordance with paragraph 4 of the PWSC Procedure.

6.There being no other business, the meeting ended at 2:30 pm.

Provisional Legislative Council Secretariat
11 August 1997