House Committee of the Legislative Council
5th meeting on 24 July 1998


  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 4th meeting held on 17 July 1998

  2. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 70/98-99)

  3. Matters arising
  4. Report by the Chairman on his meeting with the Chief Secretary for Administration

  5. Business arising from previous Council meetings
    1. Legal Service Division' s report on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

      Fisheries Protection (Amendment) Bill 1998
      (LC Paper No. LS 11/98-99)

    2. Legal Service Division' s report on subsidiary legislation tabled in Council on 22 July 1998 (gazetted on 17 July 1998)
      (LC Paper No. LS 16/98-99)

  6. Further business for the Council meeting on 29 July 1998
    1. Bills - First and Second Readings

      Securities (Amendment) Bill 1998

    2. Bills - resumption of debate on Second Reading, Committee Stage and Third Reading

      Supplementary Appropriation (1997-98) Bill 1998

    3. Government motions

      Resolution under section 31(4) of the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap. 60) - to be moved by Secretary for Trade and Industry
      (LC Paper No. LS 17/98-99)

    4. Members' motions

      Motion on Resolution on Legislative Council Emblem

      The above motion to be moved by Dr Hon LEONG Che-hung. Wording of the motion attached.

  7. Reports
  8. Report of the Bills Committee on Holidays (Amendment) Bill 1998
    (LC Paper No. CB(2) 88/98-99)

  9. Procedure for the election of Member to preside at a Council meeting in the absence of the President of the Legislative Council and the President's Deputy

  10. (LC Paper No. CB(3) 97/98-99)

  11. Procedure for election of the 13 Members of the Select Committee to inquire into matters relating to the opening of the new airport at Chek Lap Kok

  12. (LC Paper No. CB(3) 109/98-99)

  13. Formation of Parliamentary Liaison Subcommittee

  14. (LC Paper No. CB(3) 62/98-99 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 44/98-99 on 15 July 1998)

  15. Arrangements for Members' meetings-cum-luncheons with Provisional District Board members

  16. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 56/98-99)

  17. Any other business
    1. Procedure in dealing with the introduction of Members' Bills as provided in Article 74 of the Basic Law and the interpretation of Article 48(10) of the Basic Law (Information paper from the Committee on Rules of Procedure)
      (LC Paper No.CB(1) 45/98-99)

    2. Formation of working groups under the LegCo redress system to handle complaints from deputations arising from specific issues (for example, objection to the routing of West Rail)

      To be raised by Hon Martin LEE Chu-ming.

    3. The Chief Executive's question and answer sessions and meetings with the Chief Secretary for Administration

      To be raised by Hon LEE Wing-tat. A letter from Mr LEE is attached.

    4. LegCo Fun Day 1998-99
      (LC Paper No. AS 33/98-99)

Legislative Council Secretariat
23 July 1998