House Committee of the Legislative Council
1st meeting on Friday, 16 October 2009, at 2:30 pm


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 32nd meeting held on 9 October 2009
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 16/09-10)

II.Matters arising

(a)Report by the Chairman on her meeting with the Chief Secretary for Administration

(b)Mechanism for the censure of a Member for misbehaviour under Article 79(7) of the Basic Law
(Paragraphs 55 to 110 of the minutes of the 32nd meeting held on 9 October 2009)
(LC Paper No. CB(3) 46/09-10)

[Previous papers:
Letter dated 8 October 2009 from Hon Mrs Regina IP LAU Suk-yee, Convenor of the Duty Roster Members meeting, to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 2616/08-09(01) issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 2616/08-09 dated 8 October 2009); and
LC Paper No. CP 1479/08-09 issued vide LC Paper Nos. CB(2) 2620/08-09 and CB(2) 26/09-10 dated 9 and 14 October 2009 respectively]

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 9 October 2009 and tabled in Council on 14 October 2009
(LC Paper No. LS 1/09-10)

IV.Further business for the Council meeting on 21 October 2009

(a)Bills - resumption of debate on Second Reading, Committee Stage and Third Reading

Village Representative Election Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2009

(b)Government motion

Proposed resolution to be moved by the Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs under the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance relating to:

(i)the Electoral Affairs Commission (Electoral Procedure) (Legislative Council) (Amendment) Regulation 2009;

(ii)the Electoral Affairs Commission (Electoral Procedure) (District Councils) (Amendment) Regulation 2009;

(iii)the Electoral Affairs Commission (Electoral Procedure) (Election Committee) (Amendment) Regulation 2009;

(iv)the Electoral Procedure (Chief Executive Election) (Amendment) Regulation 2009; and

(v)the Electoral Procedure (Village Representative Election) (Amendment) Regulation 2009

(Wording of the proposed resolution issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 47/09-10 dated 15 October 2009.)

V.Business for the Council meeting of 28, 29 and 30 October 2009

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 32/09-10)

(b)Members' motion

Motion of Thanks

Members will be invited to discuss the proposed grouping of policy areas for the Debate on the Motion of Thanks
(Director of Administration's letter dated 15 October 2009 on "The Debate on the Motion of Thanks on the 2009-2010 Policy Address - Proposed Grouping of Policy Areas" (LC Paper No. CB(2) 39/09-10(01))

VI.Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 17/09-10)

VII.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
15 October 2009