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  1. Harbour appeal 'a fight for rights'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... to the Court of Final Appeal. The member said: 'The problem now is the court's interpretation of the law. If it is explained in a restrictive way as it is now, it will make our future work ... decided to bypass the Court of Appeal and bring the case directly to the Court of Final Appeal so the much-needed bypass designed to ease traffic congestion in Central would not be further ...

  2. Tenants to challenge rental ruling

    Posted Nov 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... favour last July, the authority proposed taking the case to the Court of Final Appeal to save time and money. But the two tenants rejected the suggestion, insisting that the case be first heard ... was confident the Court of Final Appeal would rule in favour of public housing tenants and he will apply for legal aid for Ms Ho next week. The Democratic Party vice-chairman expressed disappointment ...

  3. Short notice for man in the middle

    Posted Nov 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... but that it was inappropriate for him to comment before explaining to the committee appointed to inquire into the case. The three-strong panel will be headed by Court of Final Appeal judge Barry Mortimer. 'My ... Chloe Lai Leung Chin-man revealed yesterday that he was only notified about the Audit Commission report two weeks before it was made public. 'I was only sent a copy of the final draft ...

  4. Reclaimed Wan Chai land could be sold, says official

    Posted Jan 28th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of an 'overriding public need', established in a ruling by the Court of Final Appeal. 'We already have a community consensus on building roads to ease traffic. What the Court of Final Appeal ...

  5. Seat of power even before first governor arrived

    Posted Feb 06th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... building, which now houses the Court of Final Appeal. Construction of Government House began in 1851. Pottinger directed that land reclaimed directly in front of the hill- where the HSBC ...

  6. Appeal delays won't cost you, tenants are told

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... directly to the Court of Final Appeal. However, we understand that the [tenants] have refused to adopt this faster and less costly legal procedure,' she said. Her comments underline the likelihood that the authority will take its battle all the way to the Court of Final Appeal if it loses in the Court of Appeal. The Housing Department source said that if rent was cut according ...

  7. We were kept in the dark: harbour advisers

    Posted Jan 25th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... highway along the waterfront to ease traffic congestion. The biggest reclamation proposed is just one hectare less than the plan that was quashed by the Court of Final Appeal last year. ... considered the Court of Final Appeal ruling that any reclamation must abide by the 'overriding public needs' principle, she added. Secretary for Housing, Planning and Land Michael Suen ...

  8. Wan Chai reclamation plan back on the road

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of the government plan to relieve traffic congestion on Hong Kong Island. This is just one hectare less than the controversial reclamation plan that was quashed by the Court of Final Appeal a year ago. ... with the project to be finished in 2012. Last year's Court of Final Appeal ruling laid down three principles for reclamation works on Victoria Harbour. These are: that there is a compelling ...

  9. Ghost of Kai Tak waits sleepily for new lease of life

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... a pedestrian-friendly environment. Views gathered during the public consultation will be used to improve the original plan put on hold following a Court of Final Appeal ruling on harbour reclamation in January 2004. The court ruled that overriding public need was the only legitimate reason to reclaim land from Victoria Harbour. ...

  10. Link expected to be offered at lower price

    Posted Dec 29th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai, Dennis Eng

    ... the elderly public housing estate tenant at the centre of the lawsuit, must indicate firm plans to proceed with an appeal. Mr Suen said the authority expected Ms Lo to ask the courts for more time to consider her next move in an attempt to extend the appeal process at the last minute. Ms Lo was given 28 days starting on December 17 by the Court of Final Appeal to file an appeal against a lower ...




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