LC Paper No. CB(2) 114/98-99
Ref : CB2/PL/SE/1
LegCo Panel on Security
Minutes of meeting
held on Tuesday, 14 July 1998 at 2:20 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building
Hon James TO Kun-sun (Chairman)
Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee, JP (Deputy Chairman)
Hon David CHU Yu-lin
Hon LEE Cheuk-yan
Hon CHEUNG Man-kwong
Hon Gary CHENG Kai-nam
Hon Andrew CHENG Kar-fooMembers absent:
Hon Albert HO Chun-yan
Dr Hon LUI Ming-wah, JP
Hon Howard YOUNG, JP Clerk in attendance:
Staff in attendance :
- Mrs Sharon TONG
- Chief Assistant Secretary (2)1
I. Election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman
- Mrs Justina LAM
- Assistant Secretary General 2
- Miss Betty MA
- Senior Assistant Secretary (2) 1
- Mr Colin CHUI
- Senior Assistant Secretary (2)5
Election of Presiding Member
In accordance with the election procedure circulated to members on 11 July 1998 vide LC Paper No. CB(2)34/98-99, the Clerk called for nominations for the presiding Member.
2.. Mr David CHU was nominated by Mr CHENG Kai-nam and the nomination was seconded by Mrs Selina CHOW, Messrs James TO, CHEUNG Man-kwong and Andrew CHENG. Mr David CHU accepted the nomination. There being no other nomination, the Clerk declared that Mr David CHU was elected as the presiding Member.
Election of Chairman
3.. Mr David CHU took the chair and called for nominations for the chairmanship of the Panel.
4.. Mr James TO was nominated by Mrs Selina CHOW and the nomination was seconded by Mr CHEUNG Man-kwong. Mr James TO accepted the nomination. There being no other nomination, the presiding Member declared that Mr James TO was elected Chairman of the Panel. Mr James TO then took the chair.
Election of Deputy Chairman
5.. The Chairman invited nominations for the deputy chairmanship of the Panel. Mrs Selina CHOW was nominated by Mr David CHU and the nomination was seconded by Mr CHEUNG Man-kwong. Mrs Selina CHOW accepted the nomination. There being no other nomination, the Chairman declared that Mrs Selina CHOW was elected Deputy Chairman of the Panel.
II. Schedule of meetings for the 1998-99 session
6.. Members agreed to the following meeting schedule of the Panel -
III. Discussion items for next meeting
- Next meeting
Thursday, 30 July 1998, 2:30 p.m.
- Regular meeting from September 1998
The 1st Thursday of each month at 2:30 p.m.
7.. Members agreed to discuss the following three items at the next meeting to be held on 30 July 1998 -
IV. Items for discussion at future meetings
- Proposals to improve fire safety in private buildings;
- Security at the new airport at Chek Lap Kok; and
- Recent increase in corruption cases received by the Independent Commission Against Corruption.
8.. Members agreed to discuss the following items at future Panel meetings -
- Measures to improve the control on dangerous goods; and
- Legislative proposals to control the transmission of child pornographic materials on the Internet.
9.. The Chairman invited members to propose issues for the Panel's discussion at future meetings and requested them to forward their suggestions in writing to the Clerk.
10.. The meeting ended at 2:40 pm.
Legislative Council Secretariat
16 July 1998