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  1. Top court asked to rethink pay cut ruling

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... Jimmy Cheung and Martin Wong Your judgment was wrong and should be reversed, Justice Department civil servant tells Court of Final Appeal in case that could affect thousands In an unprecedented appeal, Hong Kong's highest court is being asked to correct its 'wrong' ruling on the civil service pay cut. Despite what is supposed to be a final ruling by the Court ...

  2. Housing chief shelves Link listing

    Posted Dec 20th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung, Martin Wong

    ... will be lodged with the Court of Final Appeal, and what the final decision of the court would be, uncertainties remain,' he said. 'If we proceed to list, this may not be in the best interest ... housing tenant Lo Siu-lan vowed on Friday to take her legal fight against the asset privatisation to the Court of Final Appeal. The government could have faced a flood of legal challenges ...

  3. Viaduct would need reclamation of harbour

    Posted Feb 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... linking Aberdeen and Kennedy Town. 'If [the viaduct] were to be taken forward, we would also need to review whether it could meet the Court of Final Appeal's 'overriding public need' test for reclamation,' the government's paper says. The Court of Final Appeal ruled last year that any reclamation must abide by the 'overriding public need' principle. ...

  4. Officer jailed after fraud appeal fails

    Posted Jan 12th 2006, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A police superintendent was thrown into jail yesterday after his application for leave to appeal against a deception case was rejected by the Court of Final Appeal. Immediately ... arisen out of a corruption complaint. In October 2004, Eastern Court sentenced Cheng to 12 weeks in prison for obtaining loans from financial institutions by means of deception. He appealed ...

  5. Rights groups applaud ruling on refugees

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... the Court of Final Appeal ruled the government had to set up a fair process for evaluating people's claims that they faced torture on their return home. Before that, the city simply relied ... Joshua But and Martin Wong Clearer detention policy sought Human rights groups welcomed yesterday's court ruling that grounds for jailing asylum seekers are lacking and said it could ...

  6. Privacy chief rules out Cathay data appeal

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Privacy Commissioner will not appeal against a court ruling over Cathay Pacific collecting medical data from cabin crew after the airline agreed to seek workers' consent for the release. Commissioner Roderick Woo Bun made the decision yesterday, a month after the High Court overturned the commission's earlier ruling and allowed the company to ask ...

  7. Legal fight ends over Gift from Heaven gem

    Posted Jul 01st 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... The Court of Appeal in Reunion ruled in Orgaco's favour last July 31. The Madagascan government even sent a delegation to Hong Kong to declare its ownership. Those who found the stone had been ... Martin Wong A legal battle over the ownership of a massive rough gemstone has finally ended, denying the Madagascan government's claim and leaving the French owner free to sell ...

  8. Tour guide wage dispute set to continue as court option dropped

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... month, the city's highest court blocked an appeal by Wing On Travel and held that tips paid to tour guides should be counted as part of their wages following a Court of Appeal's ruling ... Martin Wong Further disputes over the way tour guides' wages are calculated look likely after the guides decided against continuing their court battle with travel agencies because ...

  9. Judiciary in bid to make courts more child-friendly

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... at a Law Association seminar vowed to promote the best interests of children in custodial arrangements. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann of the Court of Appeal, one of the guest speakers, said a working group would be set up to see what could be done to improve protection and benefits for children in court proceedings. 'The chief justice agreed in principal to putting together a group ...

  10. Family of cleaner to receive HK$500,000

    Posted May 27th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The family of a cleaner who was killed by a falling gate on May 5 will receive at least HK$500,000 from her employer for living and education expenses. The family, meanwhile, has appealed to witnesses to contact police before the case goes to the Coroner's Court. The Po Leung Kuk, operator of the Hung Hom hostel where Mabel Lim Tjhung Bwee, 42, died, revealed ...




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