Panel on Constitutional Affairs

Meeting on Monday, 18 May 2009, at 3:00 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(as at 18 May 2009)

I.Confirmation of minutes of meeting
(3:00 pm - 3:01 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1561/08-09
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)1562/08-09 on 14 May 2009)

-Minutes of meeting on 19 January 2009

II.Information papers issued since the last meeting
(3:01 pm - 3:02 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1479/08-09(01)
(issued on 6 May 2009)
(English version only)

-Letter dated 29 April 2009 from the Chief Executive's Office to Hong Kong Journalists Associations concerning access to information

LC Paper No. CB(2)1544/08-09(01)
(issued on 13 May 2009)
(Chinese version only)

-Referral from the Complaints Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat on discrimination issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(3:02 pm - 3:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(02)

-List of follow-up actions

*IV.Practical arrangements for voting by prisoners
(3:10 pm - 3:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1533/08-09(01)
(issued on 12 May 2009)

-Administration's paper on "Practical arrangements for voting by prisoners"

LC Paper No. CB(2)1539/08-09(01)
(issued on 13 May 2009)

-Updated background brief on "Voting rights of prisoners" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

*V.An outline of the topics in the second report on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region under the Convention on the Rights of the Child
(3:45 pm - 5:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)1311/08-09(05)
(issued on 14 April 2009)

-Administration's paper on "An outline of the topics in the second report on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region under the Convention on the Rights of the Child"

LC Paper No. CB(2)1311/08-09(06)
(issued on 14 April 2009)

-Background brief on "Convention on the Rights of the Child" prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

Meeting with deputations and the Administration

(1)Playright Children's Play Association
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(01)]
(English version only)

[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(02)]
(Chinese version only

(3)Society for Community Organization

(4)Hong Kong Association for the Survivors of Women Abuse (Kwan Fook)
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(03)]
(Chinese version only)

(5)Civic Party

(6)Alliance for Children's Commission
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(03)]
(Chinese version only)

(7)Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(04)]
(Chinese version only)

(8)Hong Kong Council of Social Service

(9)Hong Kong Human Rights Commission

(10)Against Child Abuse
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(04)]
(English version only)

(11)Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(05)]
(English version only)

(12)Kids' Dream
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(06)]
(Chinese version only)

(13)Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative Hong Kong Association
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(07)]
(English version only)

(14)Hong Kong College of Paediatricians
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(08)]
(English version only)

(15)Unitarian Universalists Hong Kong
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(05)]
(English version only)

(16)Equal Opportunities Commission
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1563/08-09(09)]

(17)Department of Community Medicine, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(06)]
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(07)]
(English version only)

(18)ELCHK Uncle Long Legs' Letter Box, ELCHK Kwai Chung District Support Centre
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(08)]
(Chinese version only)

(19)Hong Kong Youth and Students Federation
[LC Paper No. CB(2)1610/08-09(09)]
(Chinese version only)

(20)Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor



VI.Any other business
(5:25 pm - 5:30 pm)

* All Hon LegCo Members are invited to attend the meeting for discussion of items IV and V

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
18 May 2009