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LegCo continues to consider Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019
LegCo continues to consider Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019
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The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:      The Legislative Council (LegCo) will hold a meeting tomorrow (October 21) at 11am in the Chamber of the LegCo Complex. During the meeting, Members will continue to consider the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2019. If the Bill is supported by Members and receives its Second Reading, it will stand committed to the committee of the whole Council. After the committee of the whole Council has completed consideration of the Bill and its report is adopted by the Council, the Bill will be set down for the Third Reading.      Meanwhile, the Second Reading debate on the Fisheries Protection (Amendment) Bill 2019, the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 and the Freight Containers (Safety) (Amendment) Bill 2019 will also resume. If the Bills are supported by Members and receive their Second Reading, they will stand committed to the committee of the whole Council. After the committee of the whole Council has completed consideration of the Bills and their reports are adopted by the Council, the Bills will be set down for the Third Reading.      Ms Starry Lee will move two separate proposed resolutions under section 34(4) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance to extend the period for amending the Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (Commencement) Notice, the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) (Amendment) (No. 7) Regulation 2020, the Prevention and Control of Disease (Regulation of Cross-boundary Conveyances and Travellers) Regulation and the Prevention and Control of Disease (Wearing of Mask) (Public Transport) Regulation, laid on the table of the Legislative Council on July 15, 2020, to the meeting of November 11, 2020.      On Members’ motions, Members will resume debates on the motions moved by Ms Claudia Mo and Mrs Regina Ip under Rule 49B(1A) of the Rules of Procedure to censure Mr Holden Chow and Mr Hui Chi-fung. The motions are set out in Appendices 1 and 2 respectively.      Ms Yung Hoi-yan and Ms Alice Mak will move separate motions under Rule 49B(1A) of the Rules of Procedure to censure Ms Mo and Mr Dennis Kwok. The motions are set out in Appendices 3 and 4 respectively.      Mr Lam Cheuk-ting and Ms Mo will move two separate motions under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance, in relation to the incident of assaults occurred in Yuen Long Station of West Rail Line of the MTR Corporation Limited on July 21, 2019. The motions are set out in Appendices 5 and 6 respectively.      Mr Alvin Yeung, Dr Kwok Ka-ki and Mr Kwong Chun-yu will move three separate motions under Article 73(5) and (10) of the Basic Law and the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance, in relation to the incident of assaults occurred in Prince Edward Station of the MTR Corporation Limited on August 31, 2019. The motions are set out in Appendices 7-9 respectively.      Dr Kwok, Dr Fernando Cheung and Mr Kenneth Leung will move five separate motions under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance and Article 73(5) and (10) of the Basic Law, in relation to the Police’s handling of protesters and persons performing duties in the protests during the “anti-extradition to China” movement. The motions are set out in Appendices 10-14 respectively.      Dr Priscilla Leung will move a motion under the Legislative Council (Powers and Privileges) Ordinance, in relation to the causes and consequences of the disturbances arising from the amendments to the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and related matters. The motion is set out in Appendix 15. Mr James To will move an amendment to Dr Leung’s motion.      Mr Charles Mok, Mr Jeremy Tam and Dr Kwok will move four separate motions under Article 73(5) and (10) of the Basic Law to summon persons concerned to produce papers and testify. The motions are set out in Appendices 16-19 respectively.      Meanwhile, Mr Kwok will move a motion on no confidence in the Fifth Term Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as set out in Appendix 20. Ms Mo will move an amendment to Mr Kwok’s motion.      Mr Lam will move a motion on strengthening the combat against parallel trading activities, and tightening the arrangements for Mainland residents visiting Hong Kong. The motion is set out in Appendix 21.      Members will also ask the Government 22 questions on various policy areas, six of which require oral replies.      The agenda of the above meeting can be obtained via the LegCo Website (www.legco.gov.hk/index.html). Members of the public can watch or listen to the meeting via the “Webcast” system on the LegCo Website. To observe the proceedings of the meeting at the LegCo Complex, members of the public may call 3919 3399 during office hours to reserve seats. 

 
Ends/Tuesday, October 20, 2020Issued at HKT 18:25

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