LegCo Paper No. CB(1)122/96-97
Ref : CB1/PL/EA/1
LegCo Panel on Environmental Affairs
Members present :
Hon Christine LOH Kung-wai (Chairman)Members absent:
Dr Hon LEONG Che-hung, OBE, JP
Hon Emily LAU Wai-hing
Dr Hon Samuel WONG Ping-wai, MBE, FEng, JP
Hon IP Kwok-him
Hon Edward S T HO, OBE, JPClerk in attendance :
Hon MOK Ying-fan
Dr Hon John TSE Wing-ling
Hon Mrs Elizabeth WONG, CBE, ISO, JP
Staff in attendance :
- Miss Odelia LEUNG
- Chief Assistant Secretary (1)1
- Miss Pauline NG
- Assistant Secretary General 1
- Ms Sarah YUEN
- Senior Assistant Secretary (1)1
- Mrs Mary TANG
- Senior Assistant Secretary (1)2
I. Election of Chairman
(Appendix I to LegCo Paper No. CB(1)2131/95-96)
Members were invited to note that in accordance with Standing Order 60E(6), those who were Chairmen/Deputy Chairmen of the government advisory bodies relevant to the Environmental Affairs Panel would not be eligible to stand for election.
2 Miss Christine LOH Kung-wai was elected Chairman of the Panel.
II. Terms of reference
(Appendix II to LegCo Paper No. CB(1)2131/95-96)
3 Members agreed to maintain the current terms of reference.
III. Schedule of meetings for the 1996-97 session
4 Members agreed that regular meetings of the Panel would be held on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:45 a.m. For the November meeting, it would be held on Thursday, 7 November 1996.
IV. Items for discussion at the next meeting
(Appendix III to LegCo Paper No. CB(1)2131/95-96)
5 Members agreed to hold a meeting on 17 October 1996 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to discuss the review of sewage charging scheme including Sewage Charge and Trade Effluent Surcharge.
6 Members agreed to discuss the following items at the Panel's November and December meetings -
Meeting on 7 November 1996
(a) Policy/legislation on erection of overhead power lines passing through populated areas (members of the LegCo Panels on Health Services and on Economic Services would be invited to attend);
(b) Introduction of legislation to curb clam-digging activities within Hong Kong waters; and
(c) Staging of concerts at the Hong Kong Stadium;
Meeting on 3 December 1996
(d) Demographic projections.
7 The meeting ended at 12:50 p.m.
14 October 1996