Through debating motions which are not intended to have legislative effect, Members express their views on issues of public concern or call on the Government to take certain actions. Members may also move motions for the adjournment of the Council for the purpose of discussing a specific issue of urgent public importance (Rule 16(2) of the Rules of Procedure) or raising any issue concerning public interest with a view to eliciting a reply from a designated public officer (Rule 16(4) of the Rules of Procedure). Besides, Members may move motions relating to procedural matters.

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BulletDebates on the following motions at the Council meeting of 23 January 2019
Bullet Enacting legislation to protect the rights and interests of rare disease patients
Bullet Wording of motion
Bullet Marked-up version of amendment(s) to the motion and debate procedure
Bullet The intention of the amendment movers in dealing with their amendments, if any of the preceding amendments is passed. (Including a list setting out all the possible scenarios arising from the motion and its amendments (without wording), marked-up version setting out the wording of the first-level revised amendments proposed by amendment movers, and the gists of the first-level revised amendments) (these papers in Chinese version only)
Bullet Creating opportunities to assist small and medium enterprises and promoting upward mobility of young people
Bullet Wording of motion
Bullet Marked-up version of amendment(s) to the motion and debate procedure
Bullet The intention of the amendment movers in dealing with their amendments, if any of the preceding amendments is passed. (Including a list setting out all the possible scenarios arising from the motion and its amendments (without wording), marked-up version setting out the wording of the first-level revised amendments proposed by amendment movers, and the gists of the first-level revised amendments) (these papers in Chinese version only)

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