Bills Committee on Private Columbaria Bill

First meeting on Friday, 9 December 2016, from 8:45 am to 10:30 am
in Conference Room 3 of the Legislative Council Complex



Election of Chairman

(8:45 am - 8:55 am)


Meeting with the Administration

(8:55 am - 10:25 am)

LC Paper No. CB(3)113/16-17
(issued on 11 November 2016)

-The Bill

File Ref.: FH CR 2/3751/07
(issued on 11 November 2016)

-Legislative Council ("LegCo") Brief

LC Paper No. LS10/16-17
(issued vide LC Paper No. CB(2)257/16-17 on 24 November 2016)

-Legal Service Division ("LSD") Report on the Bill

LC Paper No. CB(2)345/16-17(01)
(issued on 8 December 2016)

-Background brief prepared by the LegCo Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)345/16-17(02)
(issued on 8 December 2016)

-Marked-up copy of the relevant legislation to be amended by the Bill prepared by LSD of the LegCo Secretariat

LC Paper No. CB(2)345/16-17(03)
(issued on 8 December 2016)

-Proposed work plan provided by the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)345/16-17(04)
(issued on 8 December 2016)

-Assistant Legal Adviser's letter dated 16 November 2016 to the Administration

LC Paper No. CB(2)345/16-17(05)
(issued on 8 December 2016)

-The Administration's reply dated 22 November 2016 to the Assistant Legal Adviser's letter of 16 November 2016

Relevant papers

LC Paper No. CB(2)1843/15-16
(issued on 29 June 2016)

-Report of the Bills Committee on Private Columbaria Bill formed in the Fifth LegCo

LC Paper No. CB(2)1860/15-16(01)
(issued on 5 July 2016)

-An overview of the key Committee Stage amendments proposed by the Government to the former Private Columbaria Bill which was introduced into the Fifth LegCo

A list of relevant papers issued in the Fifth LegCo is available on the LegCo Website at:


Any other business

(10:25 am - 10:30 am)

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
8 December 2016