House Committee of the Legislative Council
8th meeting on Friday, 2 December 2016, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex



Confirmation of verbatim transcript/minutes of meetings

(a)Verbatim transcript of the special meeting held on 9 November 2016
(LC Paper No. CB(2)275/16-17)

(b)Minutes of the 7th meeting held on 25 November 2016
(LC Paper No. CB(2)276/16-17)


Matters arising

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


Business arising from previous Council meetings

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

Fire Services (Amendment) Bill 2016
(LC Paper No. LS13/16-17)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 25 November 2016
(Letter dated 25 November 2016 from the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury regarding the Dutiable Commodities (Amendment) Regulation 2014 (Commencement) Notice (LC Paper No. CB(2)296/16-17(01))
(LC Paper No. LS12/16-17)


Further business for the Council meeting of 7 December 2016

(a)Tabling of papers

Report No. 6/16-17 of the House Committee on Consideration of Subsidiary Legislation and Other Instruments
(LC Paper No. . CB(2)278/16-17 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)187/16-17 dated 1 December 2016)

(LC Paper No. CB(3)178/16-17)


Business for the Council meeting of 14 December 2016

(LC Paper No. CB(3)179/16-17)

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

Arbitration (Amendment) Bill 2016

(c)Government motion

No notice has been received yet.

(d)Members' motions

(i)Motion on "Formulating a territory-wide long-term bazaar policy" to be moved by Dr Hon LAU Siu-lai
(Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)191/16-17 dated 2 December 2016)

(ii)Motion on "Prerequisites for the next Secretary for Education" to be moved by Hon IP Kin-yuen
(Wording of the motion issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)192/16-17 dated 2 December 2016)


Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees

(LC Paper No. CB(2)277/16-17)


Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
2 December 2016