Provisional Legislative Council

PLC Paper No. 228/96-97(01)

Ref:      PLC/BC/02

Bills Committee on
National Flag and National Emblem Bill and
Regional Flag and Regional Emblem Bill

Minutes of the meeting
held on Saturday, 10 May 1997, at 3:30 p.m.
at the Main Hall, Huaxia Art Centre, Shenzhen

Members absent:

Hon HO Sai-chu (Chairman)
Hon WONG Ying-ho, Kennedy (Deputy Chairman)
Hon WONG Siu-yee
Hon YEUNG Yiu-chung
Hon LIU sing-lee, Bruce
Hon LAU Kwong-wah
Hon NGAN Kam-chuen

Clerk in Attendance :

Mrs Betty LEUNG      Committee Clerk 1

Staff in Attendance:

Mr Arthur CHEUNG      Legal Adviser
Miss Becky YU      Assistant Committee Clerk 5

     Hon LIU Sing-lee was elected by members present to preside at the election.

I     Election of Chairman and Deputy Chairman

2.     Mr HO Sai-chu and Mr WONG Ying-ho, Kennedy were elected Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Bills Committee respectively.

II     Any other business

3.     Mr LIU said that he would forward a list of 19 questions on the Bills to the Provisional Legislative Council Secretariat for onward transmission to the Chief Executive (CE)'s Office for written response. Mr WONG Siu-yee suggested to invite members of the CE's Office to brief members on the Bills at the next meeting.

4.      The Chairman undertook to liaise with the CE's office in due course.

III     Dates and venue of the next meetings

5.     The next two meetings would be held on 17 and 24 May 1997 after the respective House Committee meetings at the Main Hall, Huaxia Art Centre, Shenzhen.

6.     The meeting ended at 3:45 p.m.

Provisional Legislative Council Secretariat
13 May 1997