House Committee of the Legislative Council
13th meeting on 21 January 2000


  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 12th meeting held on 14 January 2000

  2. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 870/99-00)

  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. Companies (Amendment) Bill 2000
        (LC Paper No. LS 58/99-00)

      2. Medical and Health Care (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2000
        (LC Paper No. LS 66/99-00)

    2. Legal Service Division's report on subsidiary legislation tabled in Council on 19 January 2000 (gazetted on 14 January 2000)
      (LC Paper No. LS 63/99-00)

  6. Further report by the Legal Service Division on outstanding bills

  7. Consular Relations Bill
    (LC Paper No. LS 64/99-00)

  8. Further business for the Council meeting on 26 January 2000

    1. Questions
      (LC Paper No. CB(3)479/99-00)

    2. Bills - First and Second Readings

      Dumping at Sea (Amendment) Bill 2000

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

      Hong Kong Arts Development Council (Amendment) Bill 1999

  9. Reports

    1. Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 909/99-00)

    2. Report of the Bills Committee on Elections (Corrupt and Illegal Conduct) Bill
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 901/99-00)

    3. Report of the Bills Committee on International Organizations (Privileges and Immunities) Bill
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 903/99-00)

  10. Any other business

  11. Response from Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong to the motion debate on "Demand for Compensation from Japan"
    (Letter of 13 January 2000 from Acting Consul-General of Japan to the President of the Legislative Council.)

Legislative Council Secretariat
19 January 2000