Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting

Meeting on
Monday, 12 June 2006, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Confirmation of minutes and matters arising

LC Paper No. CB(1)1600/05-06
(issued on 5 June 2006)

-Minutes of meeting held on 6 April 2006

LC Paper No. CB(1)1701/05-06
(issued on 8 June 2006)

-Minutes of meeting held on 8 May 2006

II.Papers issued since last meeting


III.Date and items for discussion for next meeting
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1688/05-06(01)
(issued on 8 June 2006)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)1688/05-06(02)
(issued on 8 June 2006)

-List of follow-up actions

LC Paper No. CB(1)1716/05-06(01)
(issued on 8 June 2006)

-Letter dated 6 June 2006 from Hon CHOY So-yuk (Chinese version only)

*IV.Proposed establishment of the Communications Authority
(2:35 pm - 3:35 pm)

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

(issued on 3 March 2006)

-Legislative Council brief on consultation paper on the establishment of the Communications Authority

  1. Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting Company Limited

  2. Hong Kong CSL Limited
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1726/05-06(01) - joint submission with New World Mobility issued on 9 June 2006)

  3. Hong Kong Information Technology Federation/Internet Society, Hong Kong Chapter
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1726/05-06(02) - issued on 9 June 2006 - Chinese version only)

  4. Television Broadcasts Limited
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1726/05-06(03) - issued on 9 June 2006 - English version only)

Submission from organization which will not attend the meeting

  1. Hong Kong Cable Television Limited
    (LC Paper No. CB(1)1743/05-06(01) - tabled at the meeting - English version only)
*V.Commencement of section 8(1)(aa) of the Telecommunications Ordinance and creation of a class licence to regulate telecommunications services
(3:35 pm - 4:00 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1688/05-06(03)
(issued on 6 June 2006)

-Information paper provided by Administration

VI.Progress update on the E-government programme
(4:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)1688/05-06(04)
(issued on 6 June 2006)

-Information paper provided by Administration

LC Paper No. CB(1)1692/05-06
(issued on 6 June 2006)

-Updated Background Brief on E-government Programme prepared by the Secretariat

VII.Any other business

* All other Hon Members of Legislative Council are invited to take part in the discussion of items IV and V as they relate to future legislative proposals.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
10 June 2006