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LegCo to consider Residential Care Homes Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022
The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     The Legislative Council (LegCo) will hold a meeting on Wednesday (June 7) at 11am in the Chamber of the LegCo Complex. During the meeting, the Second Reading debate on the Residential Care Homes Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2022 will resume. 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.

     The Bankruptcy and Companies Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill 2023 and the Shipping Legislation (Electronic Certificates and Electronic Log-books) (Amendment) Bill 2023 will be introduced into the Council for the First Reading and the Second Reading. The Second Reading debates will be adjourned.

     On Members' motions, Mr Adrian Ho will move a motion on maximising the effectiveness of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge and promoting the synergistic development of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao. The motion is set out in Appendix 1. Mr Luk Chung-hung will move an amendment to Mr Ho's motion.

     Mr Edmund Wong will move a motion on promoting the nurturing of local professional services talents. The motion is set out in Appendix 2. Mr Tony Tse, Mr Robert Lee and Mr Kingsley Wong will move amendments to Mr Edmund Wong's motion.
     Meanwhile, Mr Chan Siu-hung will move two proposed resolutions under section 34(4) of the Interpretation and General Clauses Ordinance and section 16(8) of the Environmental Impact Assessment Ordinance respectively to extend the period for amending subsidiary legislation and repealing instrument. The proposed resolutions are set out in Appendices 3 and 4.

     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, June 5, 2023
Issued at HKT 18:40
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