Panel on Home Affairs

Meeting on Friday, 14 December 2007, at 9:00 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda

I.Confirmation of minutes
(9:00 am - 9:05 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)554/07-08
(to follow)

-Minutes of meeting on 9 November 2007

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(9:05 am - 9:10 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)369/07-08(01)
(issued on 16 November 2007)

-Report of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on its follow-up to the Concluding Observations of the Human Rights Committee on HKSAR's second periodic report under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

LC Paper No. CB(2)442/07-08(01)
(issued on 27 November 2007)

-Information paper provided by the Administration on examples of policy areas to which the Administration has applied the concept of gender mainstreaming

LC Paper No. CB(2)507/07-08(01)
(issued on 5 December 2007)

-Information paper on the "District Open Space in Area 18, Tung Chung, Lantau"

LC Paper No. CB(2)441/07-08(01)
(Chinese version only)
(issued on 27 November 2007) and
LC Paper No. CB(2)518/07-08(01)
(issued on 5 December 2007)

-Letter dated 26 November 2007 from Hong Kong Christian Institute and the Administration's reply letter dated 3 December 2007

LC Paper No. CB(2)536/07-08(01)
(issued on 6 December 2007)

-Supplementary information provided by the Administration on the promotion of Olympism

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(9:10 am - 9:15 am)

Appendix I to LC Paper No. CB(2)556/07-08
(to follow)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

Appendix II to LC Paper No. CB(2)556/07-08
(to follow)

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Strengthening the software and humanware in culture and the arts
(9:15 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(1)405/07-08
(Discussion among members)

-Paper on "Arrangements for following up issues relating to the West Kowloon Cultural District Development" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)245/07-08(03)
(English version issued on 5 November 2007, Chinese version issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)296/07-08 on 7 November 2007)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)245/07-08(04)
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)305/07-08 on 8 November 2007)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

V.Implementation of the pilot scheme under the 2006 District Council Review
(10:25 am - 12:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)556/07-08(01)
(to follow)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)556/07-08(02)
(to follow)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

Meeting with the Administration and representatives of four pilot District Councils

  1. Tuen Mun District Council

  2. Sai Kung District Council

  3. Wan Chai District Council

  4. Wong Tai Sin District Council
VI.Nuisances caused by holiday flats to residents nearby
(12:10 pm - 12:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)556/07-08(03)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)556/07-08(04)

-Written question raised by Hon Albert CHAN Wai-yip on "Noise-related nuisance made by users of holiday flats" at the Council meeting on 28 March 2007 and the Administration's reply

VII.Any other business
(12:40 pm - 12:45 pm)

* Members of the Subcommittee on West Kowloon Cultural District Development are invited to join the discussion of this item.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
7 December 2007