Bills Committee on Broadcasting Bill

Meeting on Tuesday, 9 May 2000 at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Clause-by-clause examination

  2. (from clause 23 to clause 43 and Schedules 1, 2 and 3)

    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)].

    Relevant papers

    1. Letters dated 28 March 2000 and 3 May 2000 from the Assistant Legal Adviser to the Administration [Paper No. CB(2)1743/99-00(01) and CB(2)1892/99-00(01)];

    2. Information paper provided by ALA3 on whether the decision of the Chief Executive in Council are judicially reviewable [LC Paper No. LS131/99-00 (attached)];

    3. Summary of deputations' concerns raised in submissions by subject (in English only) [Paper No. CB(2)1892/99-00(02)];

    4. List of members' concerns as at 6 May 2000 [Paper No. CB(2)1917/99-00(01) (to follow)];

    5. Administration's paper on "Licensing criteria for television programme service licences" [Paper No. CB(2)1568/99-00(01)];

    6. Administration's paper on "Response to submissions from deputations" [Paper No. CB(2)1572/99-00(01)];

    7. Administration's paper on "The Broadcasting Authority" and "New Functions of the Broadcasting Authority under the Broadcasting Bill" [Paper No. CB(2)1656/99-00(01) and CB(2)1722/99-00(02)];

    8. Administration's paper on "Competition provisions in relation to artiste contracts" [Paper No. CB(2)1722/99-00(01)];

    9. Administration's paper on "Response to submission on the competition provisions in the Broadcasting Bill" [Paper No. CB(2)1743/99-00(02)];

    10. Administration paper on "Policy issues raised at the Bills Committee meetings" [Paper No. CB(2)1774/99-00(01)];

    11. Administration's paper on "Suspension and revocation of licence" [Paper No. CB(2)1783/99-00(01)];

    12. Administration's paper on "Financial penalties for television programme service licensees" [Paper No. CB(2)1824/99-00(02)]; and

    13. Further submission of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong Group) Limited [Paper No. CB(2)1917/99-00(02) (attached)].

Legislative Council Secretariat
8 May 2000