Bills Committee on Broadcasting Bill

Meeting on Wednesday, 5 April 2000 at 10:45 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda


  1. Meeting with the Administration

  2. Background papers

    1. The Bill circulated vide LC Paper No. CB(3)515/99-00 dated 28 January 2000;

    2. The Legislative Council Brief issued by the Information and Technology Broadcasting Bureau (File Ref :ITBB(CR) 9/19/1/(00) Pt.7)

    3. The Legal Service Division's Report on the Bill (LC Paper No. LS77/99-00) circulated vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1118/99-00 on 17 February 2000; and

    4. Marked-up copy of consequential amendments to the relevant Ordinances (Schedule 9 to the Bill) [Paper No. CB(2)1359/99-00(01)].

    Papers for the meeting

    [Paper No. CB(2)1476/99-00(01)-summary of submissions on the consultation paper on 1998 Review of Television Policy - comments relating to the subject matters of the Broadcasting Bill (issued)]

    [Paper No. CB(2)1568/99-00(01) -paper provided by the Administration on Licensing Criteria for Television Programme Service Licences (issued)]

    [Paper No. CB(2)1572/99-00(01) - paper provided by the Administration on responses to submissions from deputations (to follow)]

    [Paper No. CB(2)1572/99-00(02) - position of Television Broadcasts Limited in response to issues raised at the Bills Committee meeting held on Friday, 31 March 2000 (in English only) (attached)]

    Other relevant papers issued

    Please see Appendix.

  1. Any other business

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3 April 2000


Bills Committee on Broadcasting Bill

List of relevant papers previously issued


  1. Hong Kong Journalist Association (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1476/99-00(02)];

  2. Satellite Television Rentals Limited (in English only)
    [Paper Nos. CB(2)1476/99-00(03) and (04)];

  3. Metro Broadcast Corporation Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1476/99-00(05)];

  4. Asia Television Limited (in Chinese only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(01)];

  5. International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong Group) Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(02)];

  6. Kwun Tong Resident Union (in Chinese only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(03)];

  7. Consumer Council
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(04)];

  8. Hong Kong Arts Development Council
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(05)];

  9. Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting Co., Ltd (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(06)];

  10. Turner International Asia Pacific Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(07)];

  11. Satellite Television Asian Region Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(08)];

  12. joint submission of the Cable & Wireless HKT Limited and the Cable & Wireless HKT VOD Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(09)];

  13. Elmsdale Media Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1504/99-00(10)];

  14. Hong Kong Cable Television Limited (in English only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1541/99-00(01)];

  15. Hong Kong Development and Strategic Research Centre (in Chinese only)
    [Paper No. CB(2)1549/99-00(01)];

  16. Galaxy Satellite Telecommunications Co Ltd
    [Paper No. CB(2)1549/99-00(02)];

  17. Television Broadcasts Limited
    [Paper No. CB(2)1549/99-00(03)]; and

  18. Hong Kong Society of Accountant
    [Paper No. CB(2)1569/99-00(01)].

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