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  1. New panels to consider doctors' discipline cases

    Posted Sep 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of misconduct by the Medical Council and had their names stripped from the specialist register by the council's Education and Accreditation Committee. They appealed unsuccessfully to the Medical Council, which shared members with the accreditation panel. The doctors argued the arrangement gave rise to an 'apparent bias' and breached their right to an 'independent ...

  2. Mediators should be qualified, but service need not be costly

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by mediators experienced in family work and accredited by the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. This is a respected, independent and internationally recognised alternative dispute resolution ... achieve successful outcomes in less than 13 hours. Outside the court system, mediators may well charge higher rates. The government has been slow to establish by statute a formal accrediting body. ...

  3. Mediation a way to ensure swift justice

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But it lacks a common accreditation benchmark to ensure their quality and overseas recognition- important to an international city. Both the chief justice and secretary for justice have in the past called on mediation providers to develop an accreditation benchmark comparable with those set in the United States, Britain and Australia. Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang also called ...

  4. Campaign to promote mediation in disputes

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and accreditation of mediators, and seek international recognition of their qualifications,' he said. Mediation has become an increasingly popular alternative to litigation in many countries. ... Kong International Arbitration Centre, which set up the Hong Kong Mediation Council in 1994, said there was a need to centralise accreditation of mediators, to assure quality. He said he had ...

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    Advertising agencies' price code may violate competition law, say experts

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Members of the Association of Accredited Advertising Agencies of Hong Kong (HK4As), a group of 29 major firms, are required under a code of practice to charge clients according to a scale ...

  6. Litigants who win their suits may lose right to legal costs

    Posted Dec 30th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... a unified accreditation standard for mediators in Hong Kong. Mediators are now accredited through various organisations, including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. ...

  7. Reforms must heed needs of the judiciary

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A government-led task force should expedite its work on a unified accreditation standard. The new guidelines are another step towards making justice more equally accessible. But the reforms put a heavier ...

  8. Chief justice praises mediation

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Patsy Moy

    ... He said a task force had been set up to work out a system of single accreditation of mediators and to recommend relevant legislation. In January last year the judiciary set out a guide ...

  9. Mortuary blunders led to autopsy on woman against family's wishes

    Posted Oct 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the three mortuaries- Fu Shan, Victoria and Kwai Chung- were all undergoing ISO accreditation processes to certify management standards. Alliance for Patients' Mutual Help Organisations ...

  10. Lawyers fear mediation will curb business

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... and see.' Out of 6,548 practising lawyers registered with the Law Society, only 300 have taken mediation courses so far, and only one third of them have gained accreditation from the recognised ...




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