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  1. Election injunction unlikely, says top lawyer

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... courts hearing the judicial review. He said the courts could continue to hear the review and, if they considered it necessary, seek an interpretation. 'I think the Court of Final Appeal ... a legislative amendment giving discretion to expedite the judicial process to the Court of Final Appeal. He said this could help avoid a recurrence of the Link listing controversy in the legal dispute ...

  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. Courts 'must not rule on chief's term'

    Posted Mar 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Professor Xu said the Court of Final Appeal had accumulated lots of experience in recent years and it was impossible for the court to challenge the central government again. 'I'm confident that there would not be a repeat of the saga surrounding the Court of Final Appeal in 1999,' he said. In an interpretation of the Basic Law in June 1999, the National People's Congress Standing ...

  4. No regrets for abode seekers remaining true to their cause

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in the front line. Now a businesswoman, Ms Fu has lost none of her grit. 'We deserve the right of abode in Hong Kong because of the Court of Final Appeal's ruling, even though the National ... 13, 1999, 15 days after the Court of Final Appeal ruled that mainland children born before their parents became Hong Kong permanent residents were entitled to right of abode in Hong Kong. ...

  5. Elsie Leung's remarks anger lawyers

    Posted Apr 19th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... silently from the High Court building to the Court of Final Appeal in protest against the decision to seek the interpretation. It is understood that the Basic Law Committee will meet in Beijing ... of First Instance to the Court of Appeal and ultimately to the Court of Final Appeal, which 'would be required to refer Article 53(2) of the Basic Law to the NPC Standing Committee ...

  6. 'This is the only option that is in the interests of Hong Kong, is lawful and constitutional'

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung

    ... maintained that he had the constitutional duty and power to appeal for help from the State Council, despite criticism that the Basic Law provides only for the Court of Final Appeal to seek ... and then the Court of Final Appeal. There is no guarantee that it can cope with the April meeting schedule. The risk is very high.' Miss Leung said the court would ultimately have to seek ...

  7. WONG YAN-LUNG 41-year-old promises to be a breath of fresh air

    Posted Oct 21st 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... in 1999 that he was sad to see people making unfair criticism of the Court of Final Appeal, including personal attacks, during the right-of-abode controversy. 'If there are loopholes in a law ... As a barrister, one of his most famous cases occurred four years ago when he defended a taxi driver sued under the Disability Discrimination Ordinance. Mr Wong won a legal battle in the Court of Final ...

  8. Ruling led to prejudice, distrust, say academics

    Posted Jan 29th 2009, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The row over the right-of-abode ruling 10 years ago has heightened discrimination against new mainland arrivals among the majority of Hong Kong people, and sown seeds of distrust between the government and public, say two leading academics. Shortly after the Court of Final Appeal ruling on January 29, 1999, which significantly increased the number of mainland-born ...

  9. Reit to be listed as quickly as possible

    Posted Dec 21st 2004, 12:00am by Dennis Eng, Gary Cheung

    ... that it would not be responsible for any loss in interest. Last Tuesday, the Court of First Instance ruled that the authority had the power to privatise its housing estate shopping malls and car parks in a separate listing. The plaintiff, Lo Siu-lan, has a 28-day window to appeal against that ruling to the Court of Final Appeal. The 28-day period started on Friday. Ms Lo has not yet indicated when ...

  10. Blueprint to save city's historic heart

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung, Olga Wong

    ... will move into the two headquarters buildings after completion of the new government headquarters on the waterfront at Tamar- making it a neighbour of the Court of Final Appeal, which will take over ... years ago, lamented that his final term had been 'born at the wrong time'. 'We have experienced the financial tsunami, followed by swine flu... As a responsible government we have ...




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