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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

    ... battle to the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Lawyers for the woman, 37, who has had a government-subsidised sex-change operation, said that by not recognising her new gender, the government ... the Court of Appeal granted her permission to take the case to the top court because it involved great public importance. Yesterday, Pannick sought to argue that the words "woman" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1215490/transsexual-top-court-bid-marry-her-boyfriend
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court throws out horse trainer Brian Kan's final appeal request

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... vote bribery verdict has been dashed, with the top court rejecting his request for a final appeal. A tight-lipped Kan, 75, walked out of the Court of Final Appeal after the decision ... was also against setting up a bird conservation area in the Long Valley wetlands in Sheung Shui in 2001.   Brian Kan's final appeal request thrown out of court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1283414/court-throws-out-horse-trainer-brian-kans-final-appeal-request
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Barrister Phillip Wong wins final appeal in 'interference' case

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... conviction and six-month sentence quashed. The Court of Final Appeal found barrister Philip Wong Chi-wai, who contacted solicitor Fanny Mak Siu-fan, might not have been trying to interfere ... by the District Court in 2010. He was released on bail to appeal, which he lost in the Court of Appeal last year.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1316211/barrister-phillip-wong-wins-final-appeal-interference-case

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