Bills Committee on Minimum Wage Bill

Meeting on Tuesday, 27 April 2010, at 8:30 am
in Conference Room A of the Legislative Council Building


I.Meeting with the Administration
(8:30 am - 10:25 am)

Study Area - Minimum Wage Commission and process for setting prescribed minimum hourly wage rate

Administration's response to issues raised at the meeting on 13 April 2010

LC Paper No. CB(2)1371/09-10(01)
(English version attached, Chinese version to follow)

-Administration's response to issues raised at the Bills Committee meeting held on 13 April 2010

Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1261/09-10(02)
(issued on 9.4.2010)

-Administration's response to the questions relating to the Minimum Wage Commission raised by Hon LI Fung-ying

LC Paper No. CB(2)1140/09-10(01)
(Chinese version only)
(issued on 22.3.2010)

-Letter from Hon LI Fung-ying setting out questions on the Minimum Wage Commission

LC Paper No. CB(2)1208/09-10(01)
(Chinese version only)
(issued on 31.3.2010)

-Submission from Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions on the composition and operation of the Minimum Wage Commission and the setting of the minimum wage rate

LC Paper No. CB(2)1188/09-10(01)
(issued on 30.3.2010)

-Letter dated 24 March 2010 from the Provisional Minimum Wage Commission ("PMWC") attaching a summary of views of stakeholders on the initial statutory minimum wage rate and the preliminary views of PMWC

The Bill
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)750/08-09 on 26.6.2009)

(A list of other relevant papers previously issued is available on the LegCo website at

II.Date of next meeting
(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
23 April 2010