House Committee of the Legislative Council
19th meeting on Friday, 20 April 2012, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex


I.Confirmation of minutes of meetings

(a)Minutes of the special meeting held on 21 February 2012
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1723/11-12)

(b)Minutes of the 18th meeting held on 13 April 2012
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1724/11-12)

II.Matters arising

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

III.Business arising from previous Council meetings

Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 13 April 2012 and tabled in Council on 18 April 2012
(LC Paper No. LS 53/11-12)

IV.Further business for the Council meeting of 25 April 2012

(a)Tabling of papers

Report No. 17/11-12 of the House Committee on Consideration of Subsidiary Legislation and Other Instruments
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1726/11-12 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 651/11-12 dated 18 April 2012)

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 649/11-12)

V.Business for the Council meeting of 2 May 2012

(LC Paper No. CB(3) 648/11-12)

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

Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2012

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

Legislative Council (Amendment) Bill 2012

(d)Government motion

No notice has been received yet.

(e)Members' motions

(i)Motion on "The 4 June incident"

The above motion will be moved by Hon LEE Cheuk-yan. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 646/11-12 dated 17 April 2012.)

(ii)Motion on "Actively studying the establishment of a middle class commission"

The above motion will be moved by Hon Miriam LAU. (Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3) 652/11-12 dated 17 April 2012.)

VI.Report of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Bills Committee on Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011
(LC Paper No. CB(1) 1610/11-12)

(b)Report of the Bills Committee on Electoral Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2012
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1735/11-12)

(c)Report of the Bills Committee on Fisheries Protection (Amendment) Bill 2011
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1732/11-12)

(d)Report of the Subcommittee on Proposed Resolution under Section 7(b) of the Legal Aid Ordinance (Cap. 91)
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1730/11-12)

VII.Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees
(LC Paper No. CB(2) 1725/11-12)

VIII.Proposal from Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming for moving a motion for adjournment under Rule 16(4) of the Rules of Procedure at the Council meeting of 2 May 2012 for the purpose of debating the following issue: the impact of the announcement made by the MTR Corporation Limited to adjust its fares upward by 5.4% under the Fare Adjustment Mechanism ("FAM") on the general public, the FAM, fare concession measures as well as the Government's corresponding arrangements
(Letter dated 17 April 2012 from Hon CHEUNG Hok-ming to the Chairman of the House Committee (LC Paper No. CB(2) 1752/11-12(01)))

IX.Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
19 April 2012