House Committee of the Legislative Council
18th meeting on 24 March 2000


  1. Confirmation of the minutes of the 17th meeting held on 17 March 2000

  2. (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1438/99-00)

  3. Matters arising

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

    2. District Court (Fixed Costs in Matrimonial Causes) (Amendment) Rules 2000

    3. Discovery Bay Tunnel Link Bylaw
      (Letter dated 17 March 2000 to the Secretary for Transport and a reply dated 24 March 2000 from the Secretary for Transport attached)

  4. Legal Service Division's report on subsidiary legislation to be tabled in Council on 29 March 2000(gazetted on 17 March 2000)

  5. (LC Paper No. LS 110/99-00)

  6. Further business for the Council meeting on 29 and 30 March 2000

  7. Members' motion

    Resolution under section 34(2) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance (Cap. 1) - to be moved by Dr Hon LEONG Che-hung (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 728/99-00 dated 22 March 2000.)

  8. Business for the Council meeting on 5 April 2000

    1. Questions
      (LC Paper No. CB(3) 717/99-00)

    2. Bills - First and Second Readings Revenue (No.2) Bill 2000

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

      1. Appropriation Bill 2000
        (Response from the Administration)

      2. Employees' Compensation (Amendment) Bill 2000

      3. Revenue Bill 2000

    4. Government motion

      Resolution under section 7 of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance (Cap. 59) - to be moved by the Secretary for Education and Manpower

    5. Members' motion

      Resolution under Article 75 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China - to be moved by Hon Mrs Selina CHOW LIANG Shuk-yee(Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 725/99-00 dated 21 March 2000.)

  9. Advance information on business for the Council meeting on 12 April 2000

  10. Members' motions

    1. Motion on "Seeking repayment of $1.1 billion debt from the United Nations"

      Hon CHAN Kam-lam has been allocated a debate slot.

    2. Motion on "Sexual violence"

      Hon James TO Kun-sun has been allocated a debate slot.

  11. Report

    1. Position report on Bills Committees/subcommittees
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1435/99-00)

    2. Report of the Panel on Administration of Justice and Legal Services on proposed amendment to section 2GG of Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 341)
      (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1458/99-00)

  12. Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
27 March 2000