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  1. 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
  2. Lawmakers voice doubts over dual role for judges

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... court judges also serving as non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal. At a subcommittee meeting to scrutinise appointments to the top court, lawmakers raised no questions over Ma, ... as non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal. However, Ronny Tong Ka-wah and Audrey Eu Yuet-mee expressed grave reservations over having judges sitting in the Court of Final Appeal when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713421/lawmakers-voice-doubts-over-dual-role-judges
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal won't hear challenge over 2007 police search

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Top court won't hear appeal on way officers executed a 2007 warrant in a case involving Italian ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi Challenge to police search rejected The Court of Final Appeal yesterday rejected a judicial challenge against the way a police search was carried out in 2007, in a case involving former Italian prime minister ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086290/court-final-appeal-wont-hear-challenge-over-2007-police-search
  4. Building owners liable for death: court rules

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Owners' incorporations are liable if their failure to properly maintain buildings results in death, injury or a nuisance, the Court of Final Appeal ruled yesterday. ... 'from presence in and use of or activity in the premises'. Court of Final Appeal Justice Roberto Ribeiro, writing on behalf of the court- Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, Justice Kemal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/613174/building-owners-liable-death-court-rules
  5. News - Hong Kong - EQUALITY

    Finally I can marry my boyfriend: Transsexual plans wedding after landmark court victory

    Posted May 13th 2013, 10:27am by Stuart Lau, Lai Ying-kit

    ... of "gender" in Hong Kong. The Court of Final Appeal, ruling 4-1 on Monday morning, holds that it is “contrary to principle to focus merely on biological features fixed at the time of birth ... as a woman and been treated as a woman in all respects except as regards my right to marry. "This decision rights that wrong, and I'm very happy the Court of [Final] Appeal now recognises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1236633/finally-i-can-marry-my-boyfriend-transsexual-plans-wedding-after
  6. 'No overseas dilution intended'

    Posted Apr 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Despite the promotion of three local judges as local non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal, the chief justice has stressed they are not intended to dilute the effect of overseas final appeal judges who currently occupy the bench of the top court. On the sidelines of a civil justice reform conference yesterday, Andrew Li Kwok-nang stressed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711515/no-overseas-dilution-intended
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Task force report into CSSA system 'got it wrong', says Court of Final Appeal

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 05:46am by JULIE CHU

    ... ageing population and highlighted the one-way permit scheme admitting immigrants- especially the young- from the mainland. But the Court of Final Appeal cast doubt on the report, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1384615/task-force-report-cssa-system-got-it-wrong-says-court-final-appeal
  9. Judge warns against self-censorship

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the retiring permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary, exhibited his stern opposition to seeking Basic Law interpretations from Beijing. 'Free speech is the lifeblood ... not to extend his tenure. Court of Appeal vice-president Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, nine months Bokhary's senior, will fill his seat. Bokhary will remain as a non-permanent judge. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001344/judge-warns-against-self-censorship
  10. Early departure of chief justice seen as a good test for rule of law

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's Court of Final Appeal: The Andrew Li Court 1997-2010. The presentations will be compiled in book form later. Presentations were given yesterday on the increasingly high regard in which ... The outcome of those debates was that it is not mandatory for foreign judges to sit in a hearing at the Court of Final Appeal. But under Li, only 9.3 per cent of cases have been heard without ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/707886/early-departure-chief-justice-seen-good-test-rule-law

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