Panel on Commerce and Industry

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


I.Information papers issued since last meeting

LC Paper No. CB(1)2375/08-09(01)
(issued on 27 July 2009)

-Information on the financial position of the Applied Research Fund for the period of 1 March 2009 to 31 May 2009

LC Paper No. CB(1)2448/08-09(01)
(Chinese version only)
(issued on 6 August 2009)

-Further submission from a member of the public lodging a complaint against the Hong Kong Productivity Council

LC Paper No. CB(1)2785/08-09(01)
(issued on 14 October 2009)

-Information paper on the proposed amendments to the Schedules to the Patents Ordinance (Cap. 514), Registered Designs Ordinance (Cap. 522), Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559) and Layout-design (Topography) of Integrated Circuits (Designation of Qualifying Countries, Territories or Areas) Regulation (Cap. 445B)

LC Paper No. CB(1)32/09-10(01)
(issued on 16 October 2009)

-Administration's paper on progress update on the support measures for small and medium enterprises arising from the global financial turmoil

II.Date of next meeting and items for discussion
(2:30 pm - 2:35 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)13/09-10(01)

-List of outstanding items for discussion

LC Paper No. CB(1)13/09-10(02)

-List of follow-up actions

*III.Briefing by the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development on relevant policy initiatives featuring in the Chief Executive's 2009-2010 Policy Address
(2:35 pm - 4:30 pm)

LC Paper No. CB(1)13/09-10(03)
(issued on 16 October 2009)

-Administration's paper on policy agenda of Commerce, Industry and Tourism Branch and Innovation and Technology Commission, Commerce and Economic Development Bureau

Other relevant documents

(a)Address by the Chief Executive at the Legislative Council meeting on 14 October 2009 - "Breaking New Ground Together" (issued on 14 October 2009); and

(b)The 2009-2010 Policy Address - "Policy Agenda" (issued on 14 October 2009).

IV.Any other business
(4:30 pm)

* All other Hon Members of the Legislative Council are invited to take part in the discussion of item III.

Council Business Division 1
Legislative Council Secretariat
16 October 2009