Bills Committee on
Noise Control (Amendment) Bill 2001

Meeting on Friday, 22 March 2002 at 10:00 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)1320/01-02-Minutes of meeting held on 21 February 2002 (issued)

II.Meeting with deputations and the Administration

- Meeting with deputations

1.The Hong Kong Construction Association Limited-Submission at LC Paper No. CB(1)1317/01-02(01) (issued)

2.MTR Corporation Limited-Submission at LC Paper No. CB(1)1317/01-02(02)(issued)

3.Hong Kong Environmental Law Association-Submission at LC Paper No. CB(1)1359/01-02(01) (tabled)

4.Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics-Submission at LC Paper No. CB(1)1359/01-02(02) (tabled)

-Written submissions received from the following organizations which will not attend the meeting

1.The Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong-LC Paper No. CB(1)1317/01-02(03) (issued) (Chinese version only)

2.Hong Kong Cable Television Limited-LC Paper No. CB(1)1317/01-02(04) (issued)

3.The Hongkong Electric Company Limited-LC Paper No. CB(1)1317/01-02(05) (issued)

4.Masons International Law Firm-LC Paper No. CB(1)1350/01-02(03) (issued)

5.Tai Po Environmental Association-Submission at LC Paper No. CB(1)1359/01-02(03) (tabled)

-Meeting with the Administration

The Administration's response to the issues raised at the meeting on 21 February 2002 (LC Paper No. CB(1)1350/01-02(01)) (issued)

The Administration's consolidated response to the submissions from five deputations (LC Paper No. CB(1)1350/01-02(02)) (issued)

The Bill and related papers

(a)The Bill circulated to Members vide LC Paper No. CB(3)790/00-01 dated 15 June 2001;

(b)Marked-up copy of the Bill prepared by the Legal Service Division issued under LC Paper No. CB(1)1071/01-02(02);

(c)The Legislative Council Brief on the Bill issued by the Environment and Food Bureau in June 2001;

(d)Paper provided by the Administration in February 2002 supplementing the Legislative Council Brief issued under LC paper No. CB(1)1071/01-02(03);

(e)The Legal Service Division Report on the Bill under LC Paper No. LS133/00-01 dated 26 June 2001;

(f)Letter dated 26 June 2001 from Senior Assistant Legal Adviser 1 to the Secretary for Environment and Food issued under LC Paper No. CB(1)1071/01-02(04); and

(g)The Administration's response dated 28 June 2001 to (f) above issued under LC Paper No. CB(1)1071/01-02(05).

Other papers previously issued

(a)Discussion paper provided by the Administration for the meeting of the Environmental Affairs Panel on 8 May 2001 issued under LC Paper No. CB(1)1148/00-01(03)) and extract of the minutes of the meeting re-circulated under LC Paper No. CB(1)1139/01-02.

III.Any other business

Legislative Council Secretariat
22 March 2002