House Committee of the Legislative Council
9th meeting on 3 December 1999


  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 8th meeting held on 26 November 1999

  2. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 493/99-00)

  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 reports on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

      1. Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Amendment) Bill 1999
        (LC Paper No. LS 28/99-00)

      2. Dangerous Goods (Amendment) Bill 1999
        (LC Paper No. LS 35/99-00)

    2. Legal Service Division's report on subsidiary legislation tabled in Council on 1 December 1999 (gazetted on 26 November 1999)
      (LC Paper No. LS 34/99-00)

  6. Further business for the Council meeting on 8 December 1999

  7. Members' motion

    Resolution under section 34(4) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance (Cap. 1) - to be moved by Hon Margaret NG

  8. Business for the Council meeting on 15 December 1999

    1. Questions
      (LC Paper No. CB(3) 276/99-00)

    2. Bills - First and Second Readings

      1. Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) (Amendment) Bill 1999

      2. Education (Amendment) Bill 1999

      3. Drug Trafficking and Organized Crimes (Amendment) Bill 1999

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

      Industrial Training (Clothing Industry) (Amendment) Bill 1999

    4. Government motion

      Resolution under section 31(4) of the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap. 60) - to be moved by the Secretary for Trade and Industry
      (LC Paper No. LS 37/99-00)

    5. Members' motions

      1. Motion on "Long-term transport strategy for Hong Kong"

        The above motion will be moved by Hon Mrs Miriam LAU Kin-yee. Wording of the motion attached.

      2. Motion on "Opposing the legalization of gambling on football matches"

        The above motion will be moved by Hon YEUNG Yiu-chung. Wording of the motion attached.

  9. Reports
    1. Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 508/99-00)

    2. Report of the Bills Committee on Adaptation of Laws (No. 10) Bill 1999
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 503/99-00)

    3. Report of the Parliamentary Liaison Subcommittee

      Verbal report by Hon Edward HO Sing-tin, Chairman of the Subcommittee.

  10. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
2 December 1999