Provisional Legislative Council

PLC Paper No. CB(1)415

Ref : CB1/SS/5/97

Subcommittee on subsidiary legislation of the
Mandatory Provident Fund System

Minutes of the meeting held on Friday, 24 October 1997, at 2:15 pm in Conference Room B of the Legislative Council Building

Members present :

Hon Ronald ARCULLI, JP (Chairman)
Dr Hon LAW Cheung-kwok (Deputy Chairman)
Hon WONG Siu-yee
Hon James TIEN Pei-chun, JP
Hon HO Sai-chu, JP
Hon LEE Kai-ming
Hon Mrs Elsie TU, GBM
Hon Mrs Peggy LAM, JP
Hon YEUNG Yiu-chung
Hon KAN Fook-yee

Members absent :

Hon NG Leung-sing
Hon Henry WU
Hon MA Fung-kwok
Dr Hon Mrs TSO WONG Man-yin
Hon Mrs Sophie LEUNG LAU Yau-fun, JP
Hon CHAN Yuen-han
Hon CHAN Kam-lam
Hon Kennedy WONG Ying-ho
Hon LAU Kong-wah
Hon NGAN Kam-chuen
Hon CHOY So-suk

Clerk in attendance:

Miss Polly YEUNG,
Chief Assistant Secretary (1)3

Staff in attendance :

Mr Daniel HUI,
Senior Assistant Secretary (1)5

I.Election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman

Members agreed that Mr James TIEN Pei-chun should preside over the election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman. Mr James TIEN Pei-chun invited nominations for the Chairman. Mr Ronald ARCULLI was nominated by Mr YEUNG Yiu-chung and seconded by Mrs Peggy LAM. Mr ARCULLI accepted the nomination.

2.There being no other nomination, Mr Ronald ARCULLI was declared Chairman of the Subcommittee.

3.Mr James TIEN Pei-chun invited nominations for the Deputy Chairman. Dr LAW Cheung-kwok was nominated by Mr James TIEN Pei-chun and seconded by Mrs Elsie TU. Dr LAW accepted the nomination.

4.There being no other nomination, Dr LAW Cheung-kwok was declared Deputy Chairman of the Subcommittee.

II.Any other business

5.As suggested by the Chairman, members agreed that the Administration should be invited to brief members on the salient features of the Mandatory Provident Fund System before the relevant subsidiary legislation was introduced into the Provisional Legislative Council in November. The Clerk advised that members would be informed of details of the briefing sessions after arrangements had been worked out with the Administration. Clerk

6.There being no other business, the meeting ended at 2:25 pm.

Provisional Legislative Council Secretariat
28 October 1997