PUBLISHED : Sunday, 13 July, 1997, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 13 July, 1997, 12:00am

'How can we go back 10 days to pass legislation which takes away the constitutional rights of some people?' - Provisional legislator Kennedy Wong worried by retrospective legislation hurried through to deal with child illegal immigrants.

'In this case I can only say the man asked for it. This is the price he pays for his behaviour' - Magistrate James Lee refusing Carl Duggan compensation for an attack by rugby player Isi Tu'ivai, following an incident involving Tu'ivai's girlfriend. Duggan's jaw was broken and he needed 40 stitches.