House Committee of the Legislative Council
8th meeting on Friday, 11 December 2009, at 2:30 pm


I.Confirmation of the minutes of the 7th meeting held on 4 December 2009
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 496/09-10)

II.Matters arising

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

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

(a)Legal Service Division report on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

Buildings Energy Efficiency Bill
(LC Paper No. LS 24/09-10)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 4 December 2009 and tabled in Council on 9 December 2009
(LC Paper No. LS 25/09-10)

(c)Date and procedure for the election of Members for appointment to the Investigation Committee Established upon the Moving of a Censure Motion on Honourable KAM Nai-wai for Misbehaviour
[Previous papers:
LC Paper No. CB(3) 122/09-10 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 203/09-10 dated 4 November 2009; and
paragraphs 39 to 92 of the minutes of the 3rd meeting held on 6 November 2009 (LC Paper No. CB(2) 245/09-10 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2) 266/09-10 dated 12 November 2009]

IV.Further business for the Council meeting on 16 December 2009

(a)Tabling of papers

Report No. 1/09-10 of the House Committee on Consideration of Subsidiary Legislation and Other Instruments
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 501/09-10 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 251/09-10 dated 9 December 2009)

(b)Bills - First Reading and moving of Second Reading

Toys and Children's Products Safety (Amendment) Bill 2009

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

(i)Public Officers Pay Adjustment Bill

(ii)Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill 2009

V.Report of Bills Committees and subcommittees

Report of the Bills Committee on Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2009

Verbal report by Hon Paul CHAN Mo-po, Chairman of the Bills Committee.

VI.Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 497/09-10)

VII.Report on the visit to Sichuan from 24 to 26 September 2009 by members of Panel on Development and Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen of other relevant committees of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in connection with post-quake restoration and reconstruction in Sichuan
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 496/09-10)

VIII.Mechanism for handling visits conducted by Members outside Hong Kong in response to invitations
(LC Paper No. AS 72/09-10)

IX.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
9 December 2009