House Committee of the Legislative Council
23rd meeting on Friday, 19 May 2017, at 2:30 pm
in Conference Room 1 of the Legislative Council Complex



Confirmation of minutes of meeting

Minutes of 22nd meeting held on 12 May 2017
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1421/16-17)


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)Employment (Amendment) Bill 2017
(LC Paper No. LS68/16-17)

(ii)Bank of Communications (Hong Kong) Limited (Merger) Bill
(LC Paper No. LS66/16-17)

(b)Legal Service Division report on subsidiary legislation gazetted on 12 May 2017
(LC Paper No. LS67/16-17)


Further business for the Council meeting of 24 May 2017

(a)Tabling of papers

Report No. 18/16-17 of the House Committee on Consideration of Subsidiary Legislation and Other Instruments
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1423/16-17 issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)578/16-17 dated 18 May 2017)

(b)Members' motions

Proposed resolution to be moved by Ir Dr Hon LO Wai-kwok under section 34(4) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance (Cap. 1) in relation to the Promotion of Recycling and Proper Disposal (Electrical Equipment and Electronic Equipment) (Amendment) Ordinance 2016 (Commencement) Notice 2017
(Wording of the proposed resolution issued vide LC Paper No. CB(3)576/16-17 dated 18 May 2017)


Business for the Council meeting of 31 May 2017

(LC Paper No. CB(3)571/16-17)

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

No notice has been received yet.

(c)Government motion

No notice has been received yet.

(d)Members' motions


The Chief Executive's Question and Answer Session on 1 June 2017


Reports of Bills Committees and subcommittees

(a)Report of the Bills Committee on Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No. 3) Bill 2017

Verbal report by Hon Kenneth LEUNG, Chairman of the Bills Committee.

(b)Report of the Bills Committee on Arbitration (Amendment) Bill 2016
(LC Paper No. CB(4)1041/16-17)


Position on Bills Committees and subcommittees

(LC Paper No. CB(2)1422/16-17)


Proposals to move a motion under Rule 49B(1A) of the Rules of Procedure at a Council meeting to censure Hon Holden CHOW

(a)Letters from Hon Claudia MO
(LC Paper Nos. CB(2)1434/16-17(01) and CB(2)1441/16-17(01))

(b)Letter from Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki
(LC Paper No. CB(2)1434/16-17(02))


Any other business

Council Business Division 2
Legislative Council Secretariat
18 May 2017