Bills Committee on
Exchanges and Clearing Houses (Merger) Bill

Meeting on
Thursday, 6 January 2000, at 2:30 pm
in the Chamber of the Legislative Council Building


  1. Meeting with the Administration
  2. Clause-by-clause examination of the Bill
    (2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)

    Relevant papers

    Legislative Council Brief (Ref: SUB 56/7(99)) (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(3)175/99-00--The Bill (issued)

    LC Paper No. LS 26/99-00--Legal Service Division Report (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 424/99-00(02)--Marked-up copy of the Bill (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 424/99-00(03)--Submission from the Law Society of Hong Kong (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 453/99-00(01)--Administration's response to CB(1) 424/99-00(03) (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 480/99-00(01)--Composition of the Board of other major exchanges (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 487/99-00(01)--Proposed list of relevant market and professional bodies for consultation by the Bills Committee (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 487/99-00(02)--Cooperative arrangements that Securities and Futures Commission has entered into with overseas regulators (as at 14 October 1998) (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 549/99-00(01)--Draft Memorandum and Articles of Association of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (English only) (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 615/99-00(01)--Administration's response to members' concern on Schedule 1 of the Bill (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 646/99-00(01)--Composition of the Board of other major exchanges (English only) (issued)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 646/99-00(02)--Regulation of listings in other overseas markets (issued)

  3. Meeting with Hong Kong Stockbrokers Association Ltd

  4. (5:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 713/99-00(01)--Submission from the Hong Kong Stockbrokers Association Ltd (attached)

  5. Meeting with the Administration
  6. Administration's response to views of concerned organizations
    (5:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 713/99-00(02)--Submission from the Hong Kong Society of Accountants (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 713/99-00(03)--Submission from the Institute of Securities Dealers Ltd (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 713/99-00(04)--Submission from the Securities and Futures Market Reform Members' Concerns Co-ordinating Group (attached)

    LC Paper No. CB(1) 713/99-00(05)--Administration's response to CB(1) 713/99-00(01)-(04) (to follow)

  7. Any other business

  8. (6:00 pm onwards)

Legislative Council Secretariat
5 January 2000