The LegCo Reporter
Council Meetings 2013-2014
 
Issue No. 2 (17 October 2013)


 

- Motion on "Optimizing public finances and enhancing the impetus for innovation in Hong Kong's economy" passed

- Motion on "Vote of no confidence in the Chief Executive" debated

 

At the Legislative Council meeting of 16 October 2013, the Council passed the following proposed resolution:

Proposed resolution moved by the Secretary for Food and Health under the Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance to seek the Council's approval to the Pharmacy and Poisons (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulation 2013 and the Poisons List (Amendment) (No. 5) Regulation 2013, made by the Pharmacy and Poisons Board on 23 September 2013.

 At the same meeting, the Council passed the following motion not intended to have legislative effect:

Motion on "Optimizing public finances and enhancing the impetus for innovation in Hong Kong's Economy", moved by Hon Kenneth LEUNGas amended by Dr Hon Elizabeth QUAT, Hon Andrew LEUNG, Hon Ronny TONG and Hon Charles  Peter MOK.

24 Members expressed their views.

The amendments moved by Hon IP Kin-yuen, Hon SIN Chung-kai and Hon Cyd HO respectively were negatived. 

Meanwhile, the Council also debated the following motion:

Motion on "Vote of no confidence in the Chief Executive", moved by Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki.

35 Members expressed their views.

The motion moved by Dr Hon KWOK Ka-ki was negatived.

To watch the proceedings of the meeting:
16 October

To listen to the proceedings of the meeting:
16 October
 
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Preview of the next Council meeting:

At its meeting to be held on 23 October 2013, the Legislative Council will deal with the following matters:

(1) To debate a motion for the adjournment of the Council under Rule 16(4) of the Rules of Procedure of the Legislative Council on the issue of "handling of the Philippine hostage incident by the SAR Government" moved by Dr Hon Kenneth CHAN;

(2) To debate a motion on "Reviewing the functions of the Securities and Futures Commission" moved by Hon Tommy CHEUNG; and

(3) To debate a motion on "Expeditiously formulating long-term planning for the tourism industry" moved by Hon YIU Si-wing

 

 

 

 

 

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