Panel on Welfare Services

Special meeting on Friday, 23 January 2009, at 3:00 pm
or immediately after the House Committee meeting, whichever is later
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building

Revised agenda
(as at 3 February 2009)

*I.Proposed amendments to the Domestic Violence Ordinance

LC Paper Nos. CB(2)341/08-09(03) and CB(2)559/08-09(01)
(issued on 2 December 2008 and 5 January 2009)

-Papers provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. LS33/08-09
(English version issued on 21 January 2009; Chinese version issued on 3 February 2009)

-Information note on the definition of "marriage" and "family" in the legislation of Hong Kong prepared by Legal Service Division of the Legislative Council Secretariat

Meeting with deputations/individuals and the Administration

Session 1 (3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)


  1. Blessed Minority Christian Fellowship

  2. The Hong Kong Catholic Marriage Advisory Council
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(01)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  3. Democratic Party Women Committee

  4. 天平文化教育發展基金

  5. 幼兒教育關注組

  6. Professional Youth Forum

  7. 童心社

  8. 康體專業關注健康家庭同盟

  9. Hong Kong Women's Coalition on Equal Opportunities

  10. Hong Kong Women Christian Council

  11. 堇欣(聯盟)
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(02)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  12. New Hope for Middle Class Forum

  13. Professional Resources Center

  14. Student Christian Movement of Hong Kong

  15. North Point Social Concern Network

  16. UFIRE

  17. Youth Christian Association

  18. Hong Kong Society for Politics and Policy

  19. Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres

  20. Hong Kong Youth and Students Federation
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(03)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  21. 價值核心行動組

  22. Hong Kong Youth Support Group

  23. Education Convergence, Education Foundation
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(04)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  24. Association for Concern for Legal Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence

  25. Thinking Academy
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(05)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  26. Hong Kong Baby and Children Products Industrial and Commercial Association

  27. 灣仔家長關注子女成長會

  28. 屯門家長關注子女教育協會

  29. 新界東家長關注子女成長聯會

  30. 葵涌家長關注子女成長小組

  31. 關注孩子同盟

  32. Pisteuo Charis Limited
    LC Paper No. CB(2)721/08-09(01)
    (issued on 21 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  33. Lawyers Christian Fellowship

  34. Grapes Group

  35. For My Colours

  36. 彩虹之家

  37. Health Fitness Professionals Union

  38. Social Righteousness Association

  39. The Church of Living Stones (Kowloon)

  40. Male Violent Concern Group
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(07)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  41. 新一代家長會

  42. Hong Kong Youth Assistant for the Underprivileged Association
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(08)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  43. 油尖旺家長網絡

  44. 反對居所暴力大聯盟
Break (4:30 pm - 4:35 pm)

Session 2 (4:35 pm - 6:00 pm)


  1. Mr LIU Man-kwong

  2. Mr Selwyn YU

  3. Mr LEUNG Chung-fai

  4. Mr CHOI Hong-ming

  5. Ms Eugenia STONE Yuk-king

  6. Mr CHOI Wai

  7. Ms Esther CHAU

  8. Mr Simon NG

  9. Mr WONG Wai-leung

  10. Mr Philip CHUN Man-tack

  11. Miss Candy LOK Ka-yan

  12. Miss CHAU Pui-kei

  13. Mr David HUI Wai-koon

  14. Miss WONG Chu-yee

  15. Mr Andrew HUNG Tsz-wan
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(09)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  16. Mr WONG Ho-put

  17. Miss Cindy PANG Hau-ling

  18. Miss LAW Ching-man

  19. Mr CHEUNG Kwok-chun

  20. Miss Linna YU

  21. Ms Stella HUI Wai-han

  22. Mr Leo KWAN

  23. Ariel WONG

  24. Ms CHIU Kit-ching

  25. Miss TAN Po-chu
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(10)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  26. Mr CHAN Hon-yuen

  27. Mr NGAI Lap-yin

  28. Mr LO Wing-chuen

  29. Ms CHU Fung-mei
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(11)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (English version only)

  30. Mr WONG Chi-cheung

  31. Mr Tony LAU

  32. Mrs Elsa CALDWELL

  33. Ms LEUNG Wai-ming
    LC Paper No. CB(2)703/08-09(12)
    (issued on 20 January 2009) (Chinese version only)

  34. Ms Ming YEUNG

  35. Mr LAW Wai-kwong

  36. Mr YEUNG Yuk-ming

  37. Mr KWOK Man-chun

  38. Mr CHING Man-wai

  39. Ms CHAN Yin-fan

  40. Mr LOUIE Wai-hang

  41. Mr WONG Chi-shing

  42. Ms Abby SHEK

  43. Mr Raymond CHAN

  44. Miss LAI Oi-yan

  45. Mr LAW Tan-sing
Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)2289/07-08
(issued on 13 June 2008)

-Report of the Bills Committee on Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill 2007

LC Paper No. CB(2)341/08-09(04)
(issued on 2 December 2008)

-Background brief prepared by the Legislative Council Secretariat

(Relevant papers and submissions previously issued is available on the LegCo website at

II.Any other business
(from 6:00 pm onwards)

* All other Legislative Council Members are invited to join the discussion of this item which relates to a legislative proposal.

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
3 February 2009