House Committee of the Legislative Council
18th meeting on Friday, 24 March 2017, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex



Confirmation of minutes of meeting

Minutes of 17th meeting held on 17 March 2017
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1035/16-17)


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 reports on bills referred to the House Committee in accordance with Rule 54(4)

(i)Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2017
(LC Paper No. LS49/16-17)

(ii)Inland Revenue (Amendment) Bill 2017
(LC Paper No. LS47/16-17)

(iii)Travel Industry Bill
(LC Paper No. LS48/16-17)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 17 March 2017 and tabled in Council on 22 March 2017
(LC Paper No. LS46/16-17)


Further business for the Council meeting of 29 March 2017

(a)Tabling of papers

Report No. 14/16-17 of the House Committee on Consideration of Subsidiary Legislation and Other Instruments
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1037/16-17 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)429/16-17 dated 23 March 2017)

(LC Paper No. CB(3)424/16-17)

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

Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2017


Reports of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Bills Committee on Private Columbaria Bill

Verbal report by Hon CHAN Hak-kan, Chairman of the Bills Committee.

(b)Report of the Subcommittee on Air Pollution Control (Vehicle Design Standards) (Emission) (Amendment) Regulation 2017

Verbal report by Hon Frankie YICK, Chairman of the Subcommittee.


Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees

(LC Paper No. CB(2)1036/16-17)


Proposal of the Panel on Commerce and Industry to nominate two Members to attend the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies and the World Trade Organization Parliamentarian Workshop 2017

(LC Paper No. CB(1)712/16-17)


Any other business

Proposals to seek the House Committee's agreement for asking urgent oral questions at the Council meeting of 29 March 2017 on issues relating to problematic frozen and chilled meat and poultry meat imported from Brazil

(a)Letter from Dr Hon Elizabeth QUAT
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1067/16-17(01))

(b)Letter from Prof Hon Joseph LEE
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1067/16-17(02))

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
24 March 2017