Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse Bill to be introduced into LegCo for First Reading and Second Reading

The following is issued on behalf of the Legislative Council Secretariat:

     The Legislative Council (LegCo) will hold a meeting on Wednesday (June 14) at 11 am in the Chamber of the LegCo Complex.  During the meeting, the Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse Bill will be introduced into the Council for the First Reading and the Second Reading. The Second Reading debate on the Bill will be adjourned.

     On Members' motions, Mr Luk Chung-hung will move a motion on importing electricity from the Mainland to stabilise electricity tariffs in Hong Kong. The motion is set out in Appendix 1. Mr Andrew Lam and Dr Hoey Simon Lee will move amendments to Mr Luk Chung-hung's motion.

     Professor Chan Wing-kwong will move a motion on actively promoting the development of Chinese medicine to alleviate the pressure on the healthcare system. The motion is set out in Appendix 2. Ms Chan Hoi-yan, Ms Joephy Chan and Mr Lee Chun-keung will move amendments to Prof Chan Wing-kwong'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 ( 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 12, 2023
Issued at HKT 19:02