House Committee of the Legislative Council
10th meeting on 17 December 1999


  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 9th meeting held on 3 December 1999

  2. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 567/99-00)

  3. Matters arising

    1. Report by the Chairman on his meeting with the Chief Secretary for Administration

    2. Monitoring of issues relating to the provision of municipal services by Legislative Council Panels
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 631/99-00 to follow)

  4. 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. Consular Relations Bill
        (LC Paper No. LS 36/99-00 to follow)

      2. Road Traffic Legislation (Amendment) Bill 1999
        (LC Paper No. LS 43/99-00 to follow)

      3. Landlord and Tenant (Consolidation) (Amendment) Bill 1999
        (LC Paper No. LS 41/99-00 to follow)

      4. Education (Amendment) Bill 1999
        (LC Paper No. LS 39/99-00 to follow)

      5. Drug Trafficking and Organized Crimes (Amendment) Bill 1999
        (LC Paper No. LS 38/99-00 to follow)

    2. Legal Service Division's reports on subsidiary legislation tabled in Council on 8 and 15 December 1999 (gazetted on 3 and 10 December 1999)
      (LC Papers No. LS 42/99-00 attached and LS 45/99-00 to follow)

  5. Further reports by the Legal Service Division on outstanding bills
    1. Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 1999
      (LC Paper No. LS 40/99-00 to follow)

    2. Merchant Shipping (Safety) (Amendment) Bill 1999
      (LC Paper No. LS 46/99-00)

  6. Business for the Council meeting on 5 January 2000
    1. Questions
      (LC Paper No. CB(3) 331/99-00)

    2. Bills - First and Second Readings

      Securities (Amendment) Bill 1999

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

      1. Adaptation of Laws (No. 7) Bill 1998

      2. Adaptation of Laws (No. 30) Bill 1999

    4. Government motions

      No notice has been received yet.

    5. Members' motions

      1. Motion to be moved by Hon David CHU Yu-lin

        Hon David CHU Yu-lin has been allocated a debate slot.

      2. Motion on "Establishing a labelling system for genetically-modified foods"

        The above motion will be moved by Dr Hon TANG Siu-tong. Wording of the motion to follow.

  7. Advance information on business for the Council meeting on 12 January 2000
    1. Questions
      (LC Paper No. CB(3) 332/99-00)

    2. Bills - First and Second Readings

      Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Amendment) Bill 2000

  8. Reports
    1. Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 624/99-00)

    2. Report of the Bills Committee on Electronic Transactions Bill
      (LC Paper No. CB(1) 609/99-00)

    3. Report of the Bills Committee on Hong Kong Sports Development Board (Amendment) Bill 1999
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 610/99-00 to follow)

    4. First report of the subcommittee on subsidiary legislation relating to 2000 Legislative Council election
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 611/99-00)

    5. Report of the subcommittee on Immigration (Amendment) Regulation 1999
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 638/99-00 to follow)

    6. Report of the Panel on Constitutional Affairs on designation of officials to attend LegCo meetings
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 609/99-00)

    7. Report of the Panel on Home Affairs on 2006 Asian Games
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 629/99-00)

    8. Third report on the position of Year 2000 compliance work in Government and non-government organizations providing essential services to the public
      (LC Paper No. CB(1) 618/99-00)

    9. Report of the Parliamentary Liaison Subcommittee on visit to Europe
      (LC Paper No. CB(3) 343/99-00)

  9. Report of the Committee on Rules of Procedure
  10. Further review of Rule 38 of the Rules of Procedure
    (LC Paper No. CB(1) 610/99-00 to follow)

  11. Arrangements for Meetings-cum-luncheons with District Council Members

  12. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 584/99-00)

  13. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
15 December 1999