LC Paper No. CB(2) 534/98-99(01)

LegCo Panel on Security

List of outstanding items for discussion
(as at 3.11.1998)

A. Items proposed by members

1. Travel convenience for visitors to come to Hong Kong

Proposed by Hon Mrs Selina CHOW on 30 July 1998. The Administration has been requested to provide advance information on the Administration's efforts to enhance travel convenience for overseas visitors and visitors from Taiwan to enter Hong Kong. The Administration has provided the requested information which was circulated to members vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 202/98-99(02) on 1 September 1998. Members to decide whether it is necessary to follow-up on the issue.

2. Ambulance service for passengers using the new Airport at Chek Lap Kok.

Proposed by the Chairman on 24 August 1998. A copy of his letter is in Annex.

3. Visa-free access for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Passport holders

Proposed by Hon Howard YOUNG on 30 July 1998. He suggested that the Administration be requested to update members in early 1999 on the promotion of visa-free access for the HKSAR Passport holders.

B. Items proposed by the Administration

1. Taking of intimate and non-intimate sampleDec 1998

2. Rehabilitation of offenders (legislative amendments to provide for new short term residential programmes for young offenders)Dec 1998

3. Proposed amendments to Drug Trafficking (Recovery of Proceeds) Ordinance to strengthen our anti-money laundering regimeJan 1999

4. Proposed registration scheme of drug treatment and rehabilitation centresJan 1999
5. Licensing of Karaoke establishmentsJan 1999

Legislative Council Secretariat
3 November 1998