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  1. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal rejects widow's claim for work-injury compensation

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com Court of Final Appeal rules against woman seeking work-injury compensation after the unexplained death of her husband Widow's claim for payout ... an autopsy in 2007. Sibly Sit Wing-yi lost her claim against Berton Industrial, which had employed her husband, Randie Cheung Ka-wai, who died at the age of 37. The Court of Final Appeal will give ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220846/court-final-appeal-rejects-widows-claim-work-injury-compensation
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Transsexual in top court bid to marry her boyfriend

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... woman who twice lost her court bid for the right to marry her boyfriend took her battle to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Lawyers for the woman, 37, who has had a government-subsidised ... of marriage. She lost her judicial review in 2010 and her appeal in 2011 before the Court of Appeal granted her permission to take the case to the top court because it involved great public importance. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1215490/transsexual-top-court-bid-marry-her-boyfriend
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal to begin abode hearing

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judicial go-round today. The Court of Final Appeal is due to begin hearing a challenge to the right of abode law, to determine whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent ... Hong Kong's judicial independence. Under the Basic Law, the Court of Final Appeal must seek an interpretation from Beijing if the relevant provision of the Basic Law concerns affairs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158543/top-court-begin-abode-hearing
  4. Comment - Blogs

    Landmark ruling for transsexual echoes far and wide

    Posted May 13th 2013, 08:53pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... Eldes Tran eldes.tran@scmp.com Monday’s historic decision at the Court of Final Appeal- giving a transgender woman the right to marry her boyfriend- has been labelled “groundbreaking” ... won on both grounds, which was nice.” Reports by the BBC, Daily Mail, Wall Street Journal and Associated Press news service point out that court documents say the ruling is in line with other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1236966/landmark-ruling-transsexual-echoes-far-and-wide
  5. News - Hong Kong - EQUALITY

    Finally I can marry my boyfriend: Transsexual plans wedding after landmark court victory

    Posted May 13th 2013, 10:27am by Stuart Lau, Lai Ying-kit

    ... of "gender" in Hong Kong. The Court of Final Appeal, ruling 4-1 on Monday morning, holds that it is “contrary to principle to focus merely on biological features fixed at the time of birth ... as a woman and been treated as a woman in all respects except as regards my right to marry. "This decision rights that wrong, and I'm very happy the Court of [Final] Appeal now recognises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236633/finally-i-can-marry-my-boyfriend-transsexual-plans-wedding-after
  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judges of the Court of Final Appeal, Bokhary describes this pivotal moment and many others from his years on the bench in his autobiography Recollections, seen exclusively by the South China ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Kemal Bokhary's memoirs recall big moments in his rise from factory floor to top-level judge A life in court: lawyers, robbers and other reptiles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1221701/life-court-lawyers-robbers-and-other-reptiles
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal ruling on social security is fair

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 03:44am by SCMP Editorial

    ... In a landmark ruling on Tuesday, the Court of Final Appeal struck down the seven-year residency rule for immigrants to qualify for comprehensive social-security payments. If the initial reaction ... SCMP Editorial Social security ruling is fair Hong Kong courts rule according to law rather than government's preference or public opinion. From time to time, our judges overturn ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1385336/hong-kong-court-final-appeal-ruling-social-security-fair
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Task force report into CSSA system 'got it wrong', says Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by JULIE CHU

    ... ageing population and highlighted the one-way permit scheme admitting immigrants- especially the young- from the mainland. But the Court of Final Appeal cast doubt on the report, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1384615/task-force-report-cssa-system-got-it-wrong-says-court-final-appeal
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Kulemesin appeal asks court to rule on navigating stretch of Hong Kong water

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Wallis

    ... and Tang Dock-wah, chief pilot onboard the Yao Hai, are asking the Court of Final Appeal to overturn their convictions on charges related to endangering life at sea. Both men had their jail terms cut at the Court of Appeal in December 2011. Kulemesin, who was originally jailed for three years, two months, had his sentence reduced to 18 months. Tang Dock-wah was freed after his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1128891/kulemesin-appeal-asks-court-rule-navigating-stretch-hong-kong-water
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court rejects abode bid by Hong Kong-born girl

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:15pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com The Court of Final Appeal on Tuesday refused an application by an eight-year-old girl born locally to mainlanders to join the right of abode challenge mounted by foreign domestic helpers. Liang Wing-ki and her mother, Li Yinxian, worried that her right of abode would be affected after the government said it would request the top court to ask ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158936/top-court-rejects-abode-bid-hong-kong-born-girl

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