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  1. Police assailants' appeal fails

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The Court of Final Appeal yesterday dismissed an appeal by two activists against their assault convictions for attacking police in 2007 during the demolition of Queen's Pier. It was the second appeal by Ma Chor-ming and Julian Fung Ping-tak, who were jailed for four and two months respectively. ...

  2. Harbour society to appeal against reclamation ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Hannah Lee, Sara Bradford

    ... could begin. She said the society did not know why the government refused to refer the Central plans back to the Town Planning Board for review after a Court of Final Appeal judgment ordered ... after the government refused to grant permission for the hearing to go before the Court of Final Appeal. In an earlier challenge, the society and the government agreed to have the appeal against ...

  3. Activists to drop fight if harbour appeal lost

    Posted Dec 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ka-Sun said yesterday. The society's case goes before the Court of Final Appeal tomorrow. 'If we lose the Wan Chai reclamation case, we will not fight to suspend the Central reclamation ... in Central,' he said after a seminar on preserving the harbour. The Town Planning Board's appeal against an August court ruling that said the Wan Chai reclamation Phase 2 violated the Harbour ...

  4. Highest court should not be housed in Legislative Council building

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Appeal are where they are, concealed inconspicuously at the periphery of Queensway and in the backyard of St John's Cathedral, respectively. To move the Court of Final Appeal to the Legco ... for the relocation of the Court of Final Appeal to the Legco building. The public should resist this self-serving attempt at self-aggrandizement. After all, there are only four permanent judges in the court ...

  5. Top court safeguards harbour

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford Reclamation must meet 'overriding public need', say judges, putting Wan Chai bypass plan in doubt Hong Kong's highest court has sent the government's reclamation plans back to the drawing board. The Court of Final Appeal ruled yesterday the Town Planning Board erred in its interpretation of an ordinance designed to protect Victoria Harbour. ...

  6. Harbour ruling may weaken Exco

    Posted Mar 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Government is expected to appeal if today's court decision on reclamation sides with protesters The government may have to appeal if a court rules today that the Executive ... of Final Appeal in January, when the society succeeded in challenging the government over the proposed Wan Chai North reclamation. That ruling established the principle of 'overriding public ...

  7. Harbour group is not to blame for delays in building bypass

    Posted Nov 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of litigation, both the High Court and the Court of Final Appeal decided against the government. As the plan was found by the court to be unlawful, the administration had to start all over again. ... for the present traffic congestion and the delay in building the Central-Wan Chai bypass as a result of the court actions taken by us. These are the facts. In 1997, the Protection of the Harbour Ordinance ...

  8. Government must change plans for west wing to avoid claims of collusion

    Posted Aug 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... including Government House and gardens, the botanical gardens, the the Bishop's House and gardens, the American consulate, St John's Cathedral and the Court of Final Appeal building. ...

  9. Activists get artistic in quest to save west wing from demolition

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Romance, played Cantonese folk songs, and a few of the conservationists danced in the open space outside the Court of Final Appeal. Meanwhile the antiquities board held a public consultation on its ...

  10. What next for Victoria Harbour?

    Posted Mar 12th 2004, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... to the ordinance receiving a final interpretation this year from the Court of Final Appeal. We felt we had to litigate over the Central reclamation project- which was approved before the Wan Chai plan- ... Christine Loh Litigation, win or lose, is a bruising experience. Fighting court battles is definitely not something I would recommend to anyone. Having fought six court cases in 11/2 years ...




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