Subcommittee to Study Issues Relating to Mainland-HKSAR Families

Meeting on Thursday, 19 March 2009, at 8:30 am
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda
(as at 1 April 2009)

I.Population and immigration policies relating to Mainland-Hong Kong families
(8:30 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1070/08-09(01)
(issued on 17 March 2009)

-Paper entitled "Immigration arrangements for entry of Mainland residents" provided by the Administration

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

  1. Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1116/08-09(01) (attached) (English version only)

  2. Social Sciences Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1116/08-09(02) (attached) (English version only)

  3. Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1129/08-09(02) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  4. Christian Action

  5. 東九龍準來港婦女關注組
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1070/08-09(02)
    (issued on 16 March 2009) (Chinese version only)

  6. The Association for the Advancement of Feminism
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1219/08-09(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  7. Association for Family Reunions Ltd.

  8. Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1116/08-09(03) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  9. 準來港婦女互助組
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1116/08-09(04) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  10. 準來港婦女關注組
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1116/08-09(05) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  11. New Women Arrivals League
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1070/08-09(03)
    (issued on 16 March 2009) (Chinese version only)

  12. 關注中港家庭權利聯席
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1129/08-09(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)

  13. Coalition of Population Policy Concerned Group
Written submissions from organisation/individual not attending the meeting

  1. Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1070/08-09(04)
    (issued on 16 March 2009) (Chinese version only)

  2. Mr HO Hung-tak
    LC Paper No. CB(2)1147/08-09(01) (attached) (Chinese version only)
Matters arising from the meeting on 19 February 2009

LC Paper No. CB(2)1070/08-09(05)
(issued on 17 March 2009)

-Administration's response to issues raised by members at the meeting on 19 February 2009

Other relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)870/08-09(01)
(issued on 13 February 2009)

-Paper entitled "Policies and measures having an impact on Mainland-Hong Kong families" provided by the Administration


-Information note on "Cross-border families" prepared by Research and Library Services Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat

II.Any other business
(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
1 April 2009