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LegCo to consider Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2020
The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:
     The Legislative Council (LegCo) will hold a meeting on Wednesday (December 2) at 11am in the Chamber of the LegCo Complex. The Stamp Duty (Amendment) Bill 2020 and the Mainland Judgments in Matrimonial and Family Cases (Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement) Bill will be introduced into the Council for the First Reading and the Second Reading. The Second Reading debate on the Bills will be adjourned.

     Meanwhile, Dr Chiang Lai-wan will move a proposed resolution under section 34(4) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance to extend the period for amending the Prevention and Control of Disease (Compulsory Testing for Certain Persons) Regulation, laid on the table of LegCo on November 18, 2020, to the meeting of January 6, 2021. The proposed resolution is set out in Appendix 1. 

     On Members' motions, Mr Paul Tse will move a motion on examining the amendment of the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance and implementing the Kwun Tong Typhoon Shelter reclamation works. The motion is set out in Appendix 2. Mr Frankie Yick will move an amendment to Mr Tse's motion.

     Mr Chan Hak-kan will move a motion on supporting the unemployed and underemployed. The motion is set out in Appendix 3. Dr Priscilla Leung, Mr Luk Chung-hung and Mr Shiu Ka-fai will move separate amendments to Mr Chan's motion.

     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). 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/Monday, November 30, 2020
Issued at HKT 17:10
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