Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene

Meeting on Tuesday, 20 January 2009, at 2:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised Agenda
(As at 19 January 2009)

I.Confirmation of minutes
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)655/08-09
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 656/08-09 on 13 January 2009)

-Minutes of meeting on 9 December 2008

II.Information paper(s) issued since the last meeting
(2:35 pm - 2:40 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)575/08-09(01)
(issued on 2 January 2009)
(Chinese version only)

-Letter dated 29 December 2008 from the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) Unions Alliance concerning the review on the operation of the Pest Control Section of FEHD

III.Items for discussion at the next meeting
(2:40 pm - 2:45 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)671/08-09(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(2)671/08-09(02)

-List of follow-up actions

IV.Sulphur dioxide in beef
(2:45 pm - 3:10 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)671/08-09(03)
(issued on 14 January 2009)

-Paper provided by the Administration

*V.Amendments to the Food Business Regulation to prohibit extraction of seawater for keeping live seafood
(3:10 pm - 3:50 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)671/08-09(04)
(issued on 15 January 2009)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)671/08-09(05)
(issued on 15 January 2009)

-Background paper prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

VI.Licensing of tobacco hawkers
(3:50 pm - 4:25 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(2)671/08-09(06)
(issued on 14 January 2009)

-Paper provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)708/08-09(01)
(attached) (Chinese version only)

-Submission from 煙草梗檔檔主聯席

VII.Any other business
(4:25 pm - 4:30 pm)

* All other LegCo Members are invited to join the discussion.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
19 January 2009