Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene

Meeting on Tuesday, 8 November 2005 at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building

Updated agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 166/05-06
(Issued on 24 October 2005)

-Minutes of meeting on 13 October 2005

II.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 270/05-06(01)
(Issued on 2 November 2005)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2) 270/05-06(02)
(Issued on 2 November 2005)

-List of follow-up actions

III.Information paper(s) issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(2) 84/05-06(01)
(Issued on 18 October 2005)

-Information provided by the Administration on scientific/ professional opinion on the effectiveness of the vaccine currently used in live chickens and mutation of virus

LC Paper No. CB(2) 155/05-06(01)
(Issued on 24 October 2005)

-Letter provided by the Administration in response to Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing's enquiry about a recent case of avian influenza outbreak in the Mainland

LC Paper No. CB(2) 155/05-06(02)
(Issued on 24 October 2005)

-Response provided by the Administration on Hon Tommy CHEUNG Yu-yan's questions relating to the Policy Initiatives of Health, Welfare and Food Bureau for 2006

LC Paper Nos. CB(2) 206/05-06(01)&(02)
(English version issued on 27 October 2005, Chinese version to follow)

-Letter jointly signed by the Panel Chairman and Hon James TO Kun-sun, Chairman of the Panel on Security on 12 September 2005 to the Secretary for Economic Development and Labour (SEDL) and SEDL's reply dated 21 September 2005 concerning the arrangements for law enforcement in Hong Kong Disneyland

LC Paper No. IN03/05-06
(Issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 271/05-06 on 2 November 2005)

-Information note prepared by Research and Library Services Division of the Legislative Council (LegCo) Secretariat on Regulations for the Import of Live Fish for Human Consumption in Singapore

LC Paper No. CB(2) 282/05-06(01)
(Issued on 3 November 2005)

-Information paper provided by the Administration on "Anti-rodent Campaign 2006"

LC Paper No. CB(2) 301/05-06(01)
(Issued on 4 November 2005)
(Chinese version only)

-Response from the Administration on tests for H5N1 virus in imported poultry meat

* IV.Crematorium and columbarium facilities
(2:40 pm - 3:20 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 270/05-06(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

V.Proposed regulatory control of restricted dining place
(3:20 pm - 4:00 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 2598/04-05(01)
(Issued on 16 September 2005)

-Information paper provided by the Administration on "Regulatory Control of 'Private Kitchens' "

LC Paper No. CB(2) 270/05-06(04)

-Background brief prepared by LegCo Secretariat

VI.Follow-up discussion on the supply and regulation of freshwater fish
(4:00 pm - 4:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2) 129/05-06(02)

-Background brief for the Subcommittee on Harmful Substances (Amendment) Regulation 2005 prepared by LegCo Secretariat

VII.Any other business
(4:25 pm - 4:30 pm)

Proposed visit to poultry/fish farms and meat processing plants in Guangdong Province

LC Paper No. CB(2) 270/05-06(05)

-Paper prepared by LegCo Secretariat on "Proposal to undertake a duty visit to Guangdong Province"

* All other LegCo Members are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
4 November 2005