Bills Committee on Betting Duty (Amendment) Bill 2006

Informal meeting on Wednesday, 24 May 2006 at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Meeting with deputations/individuals and the Administration
    (8:30 am - 10:25 am)

    1. IEF Rehabilitation Centre for Problem Gamblers

    2. Zion Social Service
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2091/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    3. Zion Social Service - Mutual Support Group for Recovering Problem Gamblers
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2091/05-06(02)](Chinese version only)

    4. The Society for Truth and Light
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2144/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    5. Hong Kong Gambling Watch
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2115/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    6. Lee Kau Yan Memorial School

    7. Tsung Tsin Mission Mong Kok Church

    8. The Baptist Convention of Hong Kong

    9. Min-Nam Chinese Christian Trinity Church

    10. The Association of International Accountants - Hong Kong Branch
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2091/05-06(03)](English version only)

    11. The Association of Hong Kong Racing Journalists
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2149/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    12. The Hong Kong Racehorse Owners Association Ltd.
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2144/05-06(02)](Chinese version only)

    13. Hong Kong Jockey Club Association of Chinese Employees
      [LC Paper No. B(2)2205/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    14. Hong Kong Jockey Club Staff Social Club
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2228/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    15. Hong Kong Jockey Club Horse Training Staff Association
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2201/05-06(01)](Chinese version only)

    16. Hong Kong Jockey Club Staff Union

    17. Mr WONG Tang-ping
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2149/05-06(02)](Chinese version only)

    18. Mr Michael CHAN
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2091/05-06(04)](Chinese version only)

    19. Mr NG Kai-nam
      [LC Paper No. CB(2)2201/05-06(02)](Chinese version only)

    (A list of relevant papers previously issued is in the Appendix)

  2. Any other business
    (10:25 am - 10:30 am)
Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
2 June 2006


Other relevant papers previously issued

Background information on the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(3)476/05-06
(issued on 13 April 2006)

-The Bill

File ref: S/F(1) to HAB/CR/1/17/99
(issued by the Home Affairs Bureau in April 2006)

-Legislative Council Brief

LC Paper No. LS58/05-06
(issued on 27 April 2006)

-Legal Service Division Report on the Bill

Appendix III to LC Paper No. CB(2)1957/05-06
(issued 10 May 2006)

-Marked-up copy of relevant provisions of the Ordinance and Regulations to be amended by the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)1957/05-06(01)
(issued 10 May 2006)

-Background paper prepared by Legislative Council Secretariat

Papers provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)2045/05-06(01)
(issued on 17 May 2006)

-Administration's Response to the questions raised by members at the meeting on 11 May 2006

Letter from Legal Service Division to the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)1957/05-06(02)
(issued 10 May 2006)

-Assistant Legal Adviser's letter to the Administration dated 28 April 2006

Administration's response to Legal Service Division's letter

LC Paper No. CB(2)1957/05-06(03)
(issued 10 May 2006)

-Administration's response to Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 9 May 2006

LC Paper No. CB(2)2115/05-06(02)
(issued 23 May 2006)

-Administration's further response to Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 28 April 2006

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
2 June 2006