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  1. No delay in pay cut for civil service

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... service salary cut as planned next month, without waiting for a ruling from the Court of Final Appeal. Secretary for the Civil Service Joseph Wong Wing-ping said the cut was lawful. 'I am ... a dilemma on whether to go ahead with the final phase of the pay cut, planned for January, after the appeal court ruled on Monday that legislation passed in 2002 to authorise a separate pay cut ...

  2. Lawyers speak volumes in silent rally

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Committee's reinterpretation of the Basic Law, overturning a Court of Final Appeal ruling on the right of abode issue. This time lawyers were joined by members of the public in what the group ... of Final Appeal in Central. Prominent lawyers taking part included Johannes Chan, dean of the University of Hong Kong's law faculty, Michael Blanchflower SC, former Bar Association chairman ...

  3. Judge throws out investor's challenge to Link

    Posted Dec 19th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... crisis meeting at the Central Government Offices to discuss the future of the listing. A decision will be announced today. The talks followed a Court of Final Appeal ruling on Friday giving ... Uncertainty over the listing mounted on Friday after the Court of Final Appeal confirmed the right of public housing tenant Lo Siu-lan, 67, to take 28 days to launch her appeal against a lower ...

  4. Villagers cast their votes in first poll under 'two-heads' system

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... be elected as village heads. The row erupted in 2000 after a Court of Final Appeal ruling found existing election arrangements to be in breach of human rights obligations. While indigenous villagers ...

  5. Beijing may act in debate on term for Tung's successor

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... to the listing. The Court of Appeal declined to expedite the hearing of her appeal after the Court of First Instance had ruled in the authority's favour. Three months on, plaintiff Lo Siu-lan's battle for legal aid to fund her action means the Court of Final Appeal has yet to rule on the case. The Hong Kong government prompted fears of a constitutional crisis last weekend when it said ...

  6. Judicial reviews may have to be put on hold

    Posted Apr 07th 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... before the NPC Standing Committee met at the end of this month and the Court of Final Appeal could deliver its ruling early next month. Mr Chan, who confirmed that Mr Dykes helped him draft ... Klaudia Lee and Ravina Shamdasani The courts may need to adjourn any hearing on a judicial review of the chief executive's term while an interpretation by the nation's top ...

  7. Fights, rights and time bombs

    Posted Jan 01st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... to fight for their rights. It is still not known whether Lo Siu-lan will take her challenge over the Link real estate investment trust listing to the Court of Final Appeal. The 67-year-old public ... various channels, whether by court proceedings or street campaigns, and the trend is expected to continue this year. The debate on electoral arrangements for selecting the chief executive in 2007 ...

  8. Ching Cheong's wife first sought Fok's help

    Posted Nov 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... is making a last-ditch effort to prove his innocence by compiling a self-defence statement for a Beijing court after it decided not to hold an appeal hearing against his conviction of spying for Taiwan. Ching's lawyer has also submitted the final defence to Beijing's Supreme People's Court. Lau said: 'If it decides to conduct a hearing, at least he has a chance ...

  9. Judicial review plea may be pulled

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... for a judicial review challenging the legality of the 800-member Election Committee was dismissed by the Court of First Instance last Friday, yesterday maintained he would probably file an appeal ... associate law professor at the University of Hong Kong, predicted the court would most likely dismiss the case as the NPC Standing Committee is the 'final authority' on interpretation. ...

  10. Judicial review plea may be pulled

    Posted Apr 28th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Klaudia Lee

    ... would probably file an appeal against that decision as the interpretation did not touch on the issues of his case. On April 13, Mr Justice Michael Hartmann of the Court of First Instance ... Klaudia Lee and Ambrose Leung Legislator Albert Chan admits courts must follow NPC interpretation over term of Tung's successor Independent legislator Albert Chan Wai-yip is likely ...




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