Panel on Security

Meeting on
Monday, 24 January 2005 at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes of previous meetings
(8:30 am - 8:35 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)691/04-05
(to follow)

-Minutes of special meeting held on 29 November 2004

LC Paper No. CB(2)666/04-05
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)667/04-05 on 14.1.2005)

-Minutes of meeting held on 7 December 2004

II.Information papers issued since the last meeting
(8:35 am - 8:40 am)

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)415/04-05(01) to (04)
(issued on 14.12.2004)

-A submission from a prisoner of Shek Pik Prison and letters from the Chairman to the Administration and Royal Thai Consulate General

LC Paper No. CB(2)490/04-05(01)
(issued on 21.12.2004)

-Paper provided by the Administration on the progress of the implementation of the fire safety upgrading programmes under the Fire Safety (Commercial Premises) Ordinance (Cap. 502)

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)682/04-05(01) to (05)
(issued on 17.1.2005)

-Correspondences between the Chairman and the Administration regarding Mainland public security officials taking enforcement actions in Hong Kong

III.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(8:40 am - 8:45 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)689/04-05(01)

-List of follow-up actions

LC Paper No. CB(2)689/04-05(02)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

IV.Proposal to form a subcommittee to review the provisions relating to the search and seizure of journalistic material in the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance
(8:45 am - 8:55 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)689/04-05(03)

-Issues proposed by Hon James TO in the review of existing statutory provisions on search and seizure of journalistic material

V.Crime situation in 2004
(8:55 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)689/04-05(04)

-Paper entitled "Comparison of 2004 and 2003 Crime Situation" provided by the Police

LC Paper No. CB(2)689/04-05(05)
(Chinese version only)(attached)

-Letter dated 21 December 2004 from Hon LAU Kong-wah

LC Paper No. CB(2)689/04-05(06)

-The Police's reply to the questions raised in the letter from Hon LAU Kong-wah

VI.Any other business
(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
18 January 2005