House Committee of the Legislative Council
6th meeting on 12 November 2004


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 5th meeting held on 5 November 2004
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 177/04-05)

II.Matters arising

Report by the Chairman on her meeting with the Chief Secretary for Administration

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

(a)Legal Service Division report on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Bill 2004
(LC Paper No. LS 10/04-05)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 5 November 2004 and tabled in Council on 10 November 2004
(LC Paper No. LS 15/04-05)

IV.Further business for the Council meeting on 17 November 2004

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 134/04-05)

V.Business for the Council meeting on 24 November 2004

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 135/04-05)

(b)Bills - First Reading and moving of Second Reading

No notice has been received yet.

(c)Government motion

Proposed resolution to be moved by the Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food under the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance
(Wording of the proposed resolution issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)140/04-05 dated 10 November 2004.)

(d)Members' motions

(i)Motion on "Restoring Comprehensive Social Security Assistance rates to the level prior to 1 June 2003" The above motion will be moved by Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)144/04-05 dated 11 November 2004.)

(ii)Motion on "Developing town planning and urban designs featuring local characteristics for the 18 districts" The above motion will be moved by Hon Patrick LAU Sau-shing. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)146/04-05 dated 11 November 2004.)

VI.Reports of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Subcommittee on the Pharmacy and Poisons (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulation 2004 and the Poisons List (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulation 2004 (LC Paper No. CB(2)158/04-05)

(b)Report of the Subcommittee on the proposed resolution under section 4(2) of the Dutiable Commodities Ordinance (Cap. 109) (LC Paper No. CB(1)202/04-05)

VII.Position on Bills Committees/subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2)176/04-05)

VIII.Proposed subcommittee to study the subject of combating poverty
(Letter dated 8 November 2004 from Dr Hon Fernando CHEUNG Chiu-hung to the Chairman of the House
Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 189/04-05(01))

IX.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
11 November 2004