House Committee of the Legislative Council
2nd meeting on Friday, 10 October 2008, at 2:30 pm


I.Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation tabled in the Legislative Council between 25 June and 16 July and gazetted between 25 July and 3 October 2008
(LC Paper No. LS 2/08-09)

[Previous papers in respect of the Food Business (Amendment) Regulation 2008 (tabled in Council on 2 July 2008):
Extract from the minutes of the 30th House Committee meeting on 4 July 2008 (LC paper No. CB(2) 3/08-09(01); and
Report of the Subcommittee on Food Business (Amendment) Regulation 2008 (LC Paper No. CB(2) 2626/07-08)]

II.Business for the Council meeting on 15 October 2008

The Chief Executive's Policy Address

III.The Chief Executive's Question and Answer Session on 16 October 2008

IV.Business for the Council meeting on 22 October 2008

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 23/08-09)

(b)Bills - First Reading and moving of Second Reading

No notice has been received yet.

(c)Government motion

Proposed resolution to be moved by the Secretary for Food and Health under the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance relating to:

(i)the Pharmacy and Poisons (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulation 2008; and

(ii)the Poisons List (Amendment) (No. 4) Regulation 2008

(Subject to the President's approval for the proposed resolution to be put on the agenda for the Council meeting on 22 October 2008)
(LC Paper No. LS 1/08-09)

(d)Members' motions

(i)Motion to be moved by Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung

Hon Jeffrey LAM Kin-fung has been allocated a debate slot.

(ii)Motion to be moved by Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung

Hon LEUNG Yiu-chung has been allocated a debate slot.

[Unless otherwise decided by the House Committee, the speaking time limits specified in rule 17(b) of the House Rules shall be deemed to have been agreed by the House Committee.]

V.Procedure for election of Members for appointment to the Public Accounts Committee, Committee on Members' Interests and Committee on Rules of Procedure
(LC Paper No. CB(3) 17/08-09)

VI.Election of Members of The Legislative Council Commission
(LC Paper No. AS 19/08-09)

VII.Formation of the Parliamentary Liaison Subcommittee
(LC Paper No. CB(3) 16/08-09)

VIII.Nomination and election of Members of the Legislative Council to advisory bodies and governing bodies of educational institutions
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 4/08-09)

IX.Arrangements for the debate on the 2008-2009 Policy Address
(LC Paper No. CB(3) 20/08-09)

X.Proposal to appoint a select committee to investigate into matters relating to the sale of Lehman Brothers financial products
(Letter dated 6 October 2008 from Hon KAM Nai-wai (LC Paper No. CB(2) 3/08-09(02))

XI.Proposal to hold an urgent special House Committee meeting for relevant officials to brief Members on the present situation regarding minibonds
(Letter dated 9 October 2008 from Hon Margaret NG (LC Paper No. CB(2) 6/08-09(01))

XII.Any other business

Up-to-date position on the signification of membership of Panels

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
9 October 2008