Difficulties encountered by some sectors in obtaining insurance coverage



DateContextSummary of developmentAction
16.1.03 FA denoting Financial Affairs Panel The Panel discussed with the Administration and met with insurance industry associations on the Administration's response to the matters raised by Hon Bernard CHAN regarding the difficulties encountered by some professional and business sectors in obtaining insurance coverage. [Paper] [Note from Hon Bernard CHAN].
15.3.03 FA denoting Financial Affairs Panel The Panel met with deputations on difficulties encountered by some sectors in obtaining insurance coverage. The Panel also discussed with Equal Opportunities Council (EOC) and the Administration on issues raised in EOC's "Discussion Paper on Insurance Issues under the Anti-discrimination Legislation" (the Discussion Paper). [Discussion Paper] [EOC's press statement and summary on the Discussion Paper] [Administration's paper] [Brief summaries on some insurance cases] [Hong Kong Confederation of Insurance Brokers' paper]
22.3.03 FA denoting Financial Affairs Panel The Panel continued the discussion with the Administration and deputations on difficulties encountered by some sectors in obtaining insurance coverage. [Follow-up paper to concerns raised at meetings held on 15.3.03 and 22.3.03] [Submission from The Hong Kong Federation of Electrical and Mechanical Contractors Limited] [Submission from Hong Kong Construction Association] [Submission from the Law Society of Hong Kong] [Submission from Consumer Council]
19.6.03 FA,MP denoting Financial Affairs Panel and Manpower Panel The two Panels followed up with the Administration on issues relating to employees' compensation insurance arising from discussion on difficulties encountered by some sectors in obtaining insurance coverage at special meetings of FA Panel held in March 2003. [Paper] [Summary of views expressed at FA Panel meetings]

The Administration's paper responding on issues relating to employee's compensation insurance was circulated to the Panels. [Paper]

2.6.10 CQ denoting Council Question Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming raised a question on third party risks insurance for taxis. [Hansard "page 56"]
28.2.11 FA,TP denoting Financial Affairs Panel and Transport Panel The Panels met with deputations on difficulties encountered by the transport sector on obtaining insurance coverage. [Paper] [Paper] [Paper] [Paper] [Background brief]
18.3.11 FA,TP denoting Financial Affairs Panel and Transport Panel The Panels agreed with the proposal for the appointment of a subcommittee to study issues relating to the difficulties encountered by the transport sector in obtaining insurance coverage. [Paper]
10/11 SUBC denoting Joint Subcommittee on Issues Relating to Insurance Coverage for the Transport Sector The Joint Subcommittee on Issues relating to Insurance Coverage for the Transport Sector commenced operation. [Joint Subcommittee on Issues relating to Insurance Coverage for the Transport Sector commenced operation]
14.12.11 CM denoting Council Motion A motion moved by Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan and amended by Hon CHAN Kin-por and Hon WONG Kwok-hing on alleviating the difficulties of small and medium enterprises in taking out insurance was passed. [Hansard "Page 29"] [Progress report]
2.5.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon WONG Ting-kwong raised a question on improvement to the employees' compensation insurance system. [Hansard "page 7"]
10.7.12 FA,TP denoting Financial Affairs Panel and Transport Panel The Panels endorsed the report of the Joint Subcommittee on Issues relating to Insurance Coverage for the Transport Sector. [Report]
19.12.12 CQ denoting Council Question Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung raised a question on taking out employees' compensation insurance policies. [Hansard "page 50"]


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