House Committee of the Legislative Council
17th meeting on Friday, 23 March 2012, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex


I.Confirmation of verbatim transcript/minutes of meetings

(a)Verbatim transcript of the special meeting held on 24 February 2012
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1448/11-12)

(b)Minutes of the 16th meeting held on 2 March 2012
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1449/11-12)

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 bill referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)
(Letter dated 20 March 2012 from the Director of Administration on "Proposed Order of Priority in the Scrutiny of Bills" (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1458/11-12(01)))

Residential Properties (First-hand Sales) Bill
(LC Paper No. LS 47/11-12)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 2 March 2012 and tabled in Council on 21 March 2012
(LC Paper No. LS 42/11-12)

(c)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 16 March 2012
(LC Paper No. LS 48/11-12)

IV.Business for the Council meeting of 28 March 2012

(a)Tabling of papers

Report No. 15/11-12 of the House Committee on Consideration of Subsidiary Legislation and Other Instruments
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1451/11-12 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 584/11-12 dated 22 March 2012)

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 577/11-12)

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

No notice has been received yet.

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

(i)Appropriation Bill 2012
(Response by the Administration)

(ii)Road Traffic (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2011

(iii)Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Bill 2012

(e)Government motion

Proposed resolution to be moved by the Secretary for Home Affairs under the Legal Aid Ordinance
(Wording of the proposed resolution issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 554/11-12 dated 13 March 2012.)
(LC Paper No. LS 44/11-12)

V.Report of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Bills Committee on The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Amendment) Bill 2011
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1454/11-12)

(b)Report of the Bills Committee on Securities and Futures (Amendment) Bill 2011
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 1366/11-12)

VI.Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1450/11-12)

VII.Report of the delegation of the Panel on Food Safety and Environmental Hygiene on its duty visit to Japan in response to an invitation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1440/11-12)

VIII.Proposal of Hon LEE Cheuk-yan for invoking the powers under section 9(1) of the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance to inquire into allegations concerning the renewal of licence of the Hong Kong Commercial Broadcasting Company Limited and the use of the Anti-riot Squad against protesters in relation to the National Security (Legislative Provisions) Bill
(Letter dated 20 March 2012 from Hon LEE Cheuk-yan to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1458/11-12(02)))

IX.Proposal of Hon IP Kwok-him for discussing under Article 79(6) of the Basic Law the handling of issues relating to Hon LEUNG Kwok-hung being sentenced to imprisonment for two months
(Letter dated 21 March 2012 from Hon IP Kwok-him to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1472/11-12(01)))
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1472/11-12(02))

X.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
22 March 2012