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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. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Top court asked to rule on self-incriminating evidence

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... The Court of Final Appeal yesterday began hearing the litigant's appeal against the refusal of a lower court to set aside a request for information by the Independent Commission Against ... compliance save in specific circumstances. The case will continue today before Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Mr Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, Mr Justice Patrick Chan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1061877/top-court-asked-rule-self-incriminating-evidence
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Jailed prison officers lose appeal over beating

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 06:38pm

    ... The next morning he was found unconscious. He died of “extensive soft tissue injury”. Mr Justice Andrew Macrae wrote in the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment that the nine minutes Chen had spent ... evidence in court, leading to an unfair trial. One of the three appeal judges agreed with their claim but his colleagues outvoted him. A witness saw Chen rush into the jail’s consultation room ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406262/jailed-prison-officers-lose-appeal-over-beating
  5. Target allowances?

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should the government seek to reduce or eliminate civil service allowances following its victory in the Court of Final Appeal over salary cuts? Which allowances, if any, should be targeted? Share your views: write to us ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508297/target-allowances
  6. High Court's Geoffrey Ma tipped as next top judge

    Posted Feb 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Final Appeal's Roberto Ribeiro, High Court judge Louis Tong Po-sun, former Bar chairman Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung SC, former Law Society president Michael Lintern-Smith and three laypeople. ... was appointed a judge of the Court of First Instance in 2001 and elevated to the Court of Appeal in 2002. Some barristers have said they believe Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung would prefer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707211/high-courts-geoffrey-ma-tipped-next-top-judge
  7. Judiciary to return to Legco Building

    Posted Apr 17th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Albert Wong The judiciary will return to the Legislative Council Building in the form of the Court of Final Appeal in 2012, a century after the building was inaugurated as the Supreme Court. The court will occupy the building once the legislature moves to Tamar in Admiralty. 'The building is the most appropriate location for the [Court of Final Appeal], having ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677076/judiciary-return-legco-building
  8. Appeal court cuts sentences for deadly ship crash

    Posted Dec 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Tang's convictions could be referred to the Court of Final Appeal. Stock agreed there were points of great and general importance which should be considered by Hong Kong's highest appeal ... McGowan, for Kulemesin, said it was not unusual for the Court of Final Appeal to take an opposing view to lower courts' decisions. If this was true in the Neftegaz-Yao Hai case 'it seems ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988419/appeal-court-cuts-sentences-deadly-ship-crash
  9. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Johannes Chan, HKU law dean, says Court of Final Appeal's authority at risk

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of the court at risk' The authority of the Court of Final Appeal (CFA) would be jeopardised if the government continues to put judges in a political dilemma "unnecessarily", according ... of Final Appeal in a doomed political dilemma; whatever decision the court makes on the government's request for clarification by Beijing of the Basic Law, public opinion would be split over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1111752/johannes-chan-hku-law-dean-says-court-final-appeals-authority-risk
  10. 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

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