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  1. Cuts ruling opens way for civil service reform

    Posted Dec 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Court of Final Appeal is that it might rule against the government. Already there is speculation that the administration might then seek a Basic Law interpretation from the Standing Committee ... of law and the Court of Final Appeal's role in upholding it, should be used sparingly and avoided whenever possible. In addition to the 2002 law that allowed the government to cut civil ...

  2. Basically, it's open to any interpretation

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... had become Macau permanent residents were eligible for right of abode. This phrase was missing from the Hong Kong Basic Law, which was why our Court of Final Appeal decided that all children ...

  3. Train Hong Kong judges to be the best

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... some fundamental questions and to press the legal-judicial enterprise for some real changes ('Nina Wang olive branch after win', September 17). Five Court of Final Appeal judges were unanimous in their condemnation of the decision handed down in the Court of First Instance and subsequently upheld by the Court of Appeal. One of those judges, Henry Litton, said the six-month trial ...

  4. Appeal seals 50:50 divorce split

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Women are entitled to half a couple's assets when they divorce in Hong Kong, the city's top court decreed in a landmark ruling yesterday. The Court of Final Appeal ... In 2008, the Court of Appeal ruled a husband and wife were each entitled to an equal share. Yesterday, the Court of Final Appeal upheld that decision in the case of a woman seeking half ...

  5. Court to rule on foreign helpers' residency today

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com The Court of Appeal will hand down its judgment today on the government's appeal against a controversial ruling giving foreign domestic helpers the right to apply for permanent residence. The appeal stems from a ruling by Mr Justice Johnson Lam Man-hon, of the Court of First Instance, who found in September that an immigration provision ...

  6. Pilots may appeal after Cathay sacking victory

    Posted Dec 28th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Simpson Warham, one of the sacked pilots and a former president of the Hong Kong Aircrew Officers Association, said the pilots were considering taking their case to the Court of Final Appeal. He ... on the possibility of an appeal, he said: 'It is one of the options. It is not over.' Last week's judgment saw the Court of Appeal overturn a lower court ruling to award each of the pilots ...

  7. Highest court to rule on maternity fees disparity

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will be fought out in the highest court. The Court of Final Appeal yesterday agreed to hear the appeal, which arose from an unsuccessful judicial review, on February 6 and 7 next year. At issue ... in December 2008 and an appeal failed in May last year. After the Court of Appeal refused him leave in May this year to take the case to the Court of Final Appeal, he applied directly to the top ...

  8. Top court backs mainland ruling on assets in divorce

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man The Court of Final Appeal has upheld a ruling recognising the mainland divorce of a couple with substantial assets there and in Hong Kong, in a case that could lead ... Previously, the Court of Appeal recognised the Shenzhen divorce and overturned an earlier order for ancillary relief to the wife. Yesterday, the top court rejected the wife's appeal and upheld ...

  9. Winnie Ho takes SJM case to Court of Appeal

    Posted Jul 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong Ka-chun Winnie Ho Yuen-ki, the estranged sister of SJM Holdings chairman Stanley Ho Hung-sun, yesterday filed an application with the Court of Appeal after the High Court dismissed ... of SJM shareholders, and hope the Court of Appeal would give us the right decision,' Ms Ho said in a written statement. Ms Ho filed an application for a judicial review to the High Court ...

  10. Highest court seeks ruling from Beijing

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Court of Final Appeal has asked Beijing - for the first time - to interpret Hong Kong's constitution in a landmark case on state immunity, raising concerns about the city's ... requested the NPC Standing Committee to interpret the Basic Law on three occasions. But yesterday was the first time that the city's top court had asked for an interpretation. The court found ...




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