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  1. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Top court asked to rule on self-incriminating evidence

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... The Court of Final Appeal yesterday began hearing the litigant's appeal against the refusal of a lower court to set aside a request for information by the Independent Commission Against ... compliance save in specific circumstances. The case will continue today before Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Mr Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, Mr Justice Patrick Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061877/top-court-asked-rule-self-incriminating-evidence
  2. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Johannes Chan, HKU law dean, says Court of Final Appeal's authority at risk

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of the court at risk' The authority of the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) would be jeopardised if the government continues to put judges in a political dilemma "unnecessarily", according ... of Final Appeal in a doomed political dilemma; whatever decision the court makes on the government's request for clarification by Beijing of the Basic Law, public opinion would be split over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1111752/johannes-chan-hku-law-dean-says-court-final-appeals-authority-risk
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal won't hear challenge over 2007 police search

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Top court won't hear appeal on way officers executed a 2007 warrant in a case involving Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Challenge to police search rejected The Court of Final Appeal yesterday rejected a judicial challenge against the way a police search was carried out in 2007, in a case involving former Italian prime minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086290/court-final-appeal-wont-hear-challenge-over-2007-police-search
  4. Judge warns against self-censorship

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the retiring permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, exhibited his stern opposition to seeking Basic Law interpretations from Beijing. 'Free speech is the lifeblood ... not to extend his tenure. Court of Appeal vice-president Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, nine months Bokhary's senior, will fill his seat. Bokhary will remain as a non-permanent judge. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001344/judge-warns-against-self-censorship
  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Appeal court judges should all be Chinese nationals, scholars say

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... nationals' All judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals, to reflect the principle of Hongkongers ruling Hong Kong, two key Basic Law experts say. The idea was floated by mainland scholar Cheng Jie, who suggested the Court of Final Appeal undergo a reform. "It should not only be a court for the [city] but also a national court," Cheng, who is Tsinghua ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1075187/appeal-court-judges-should-all-be-chinese-nationals-scholars-say
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese-only judges in top court would hurt Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by VICTOR FUNG KEUNG

    ... only Chinese judges to Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal is alarmist and misguided. Such a move would only erode investors' confidence in the city. Mainland scholar Cheng Jie, a former researcher for the Basic Law Committee, told a seminar this month that the Court of Final Appeal should be made up only of Chinese nationals. She said this would reflect the principle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1092328/chinese-only-judges-top-court-would-hurt-hong-kong
  7. News - Hong Kong - JUDICIARY

    Justice Secretary Rimsky Yuen rejects call for Chinese-only appeal judges

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... The city's justice minister dismissed suggestions that all Court of Final Appeal judges should be Chinese nationals, as this would "unduly restrict" the talent available for appointment. ... on Sunday that the Court of Final Appeal, the city's highest court, should comprise only Chinese nationals. Cheng said this would reflect the principle that Hongkongers should rule Hong Kong- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1076602/justice-secretary-rimsky-yuen-rejects-call-chinese-only-appeal-judges
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Beijing's previous Basic Law rulings

    Posted Dec 20th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Beijing's previous Basic Law rulings The Court of Final Appeal ruled in 1999 that there were two conditions under which it should refer cases to Beijing ... executive at the time, to address his succession after Tung stepped down in the middle of his second term. The most recent case came last year when the Court of Final Appeal, at the suggestion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1108513/beijings-previous-basic-law-rulings
  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Basic Law expert Alan Hoo 'clarifies' view on Chinese-only judges

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, LAUREN HO

    ... of the Basic Law Institute, Alan Hoo SC, has clarified that he did not suggest or agree with the idea that all judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals. His remarks came days ... in their statements. Hoo said yesterday of Cheng's idea that all Court of Final Appeal judges should at least be Hong Kong permanent residents: "I just thought what she said was a valid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080995/basic-law-expert-alan-hoo-clarifies-view-chinese-only-judges
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge asked to rule on latest squabble over Nina Wang's estate

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... and have asked the Court of First Instance for a ruling. The latest move in a long legal wrangle over the vast estate came after the Court of Final Appeal last year recognised a 2002 will leaving ... Joyce Man joyce.man@scmp.com Charitable foundation and justice chief have conflicting views on how vast fortune is spent More court squabbling over Nina Wang billions Nina Wang Kung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107252/judge-asked-rule-latest-squabble-over-nina-wangs-estate

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