Bills Committee on Electronic Transactions Bill

First meeting
on Friday, 22 October 1999, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Election of Chairman

  2. (8:30 am - 8:35 am)

  3. Meeting with the Administration

  4. (8:35 am - 10:30 am)

    The Bill and papers for background information

    --The Bill circulated under LC Paper No. CB(3) 1934/98-99 on 9 July 1999.

    --The Legislative Council Brief issued by the Information Technology and Broadcasting Bureau (Ref: ITBB/IT 107/4/1(99) VIII) on 8 July 1999.

    -- The Legal Service Division Report (LC Paper No. LS 277/98-99) issued on 20 September 1999.

    -- An extract from the minutes of meeting of the Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting on 11 January 1999 (LC Paper No. CB(1) 925/98-99 attached).

    Papers for the meeting

    -- Letter from Horvath & Giles, Solicitors and Notaries (LC Paper No. CB(1) 140/99-00(01) attached).

    -- Letter dated 21 September 1999 from the Business Software Alliance (LC Paper No. CB(1) 189/99-00(01) attached).

    -- An outline of the Administration's proposed Committee Stage Amendments (LC Paper No. CB(1) 140/99-00(02) attached).

    -- Letter dated 1 September 1999 from Assistant Legal Adviser 3 (ALA3) to the Administration (LC Paper No. CB(1) 189/99-00(02) attached).

    -- The Administration's response to ALA3's letter (LC Paper No. CB(1) 189/99-00(03) attached).

    -- Letter dated 12 April 1999 from the Law Society of Hong Kong to the Administration (LC Paper No. CB(1) 189/99-00(03)a attached).

    -- Reply dated 16 June 1999 from the Administration to the Law Society of Hong Kong (LC Paper No. CB(1) 189/99-00(03)b attached).

  5. Any other business

  6. (10:30 am onwards)

Legislative Council Secretariat
21 October 1999