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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese-only judges in top court would hurt Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by VICTOR FUNG KEUNG

    ... only Chinese judges to Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal is alarmist and misguided. Such a move would only erode investors' confidence in the city. Mainland scholar Cheng Jie, a former researcher for the Basic Law Committee, told a seminar this month that the Court of Final Appeal should be made up only of Chinese nationals. She said this would reflect the principle ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1092328/chinese-only-judges-top-court-would-hurt-hong-kong
  2. News - Hong Kong - JUDICIARY

    Justice Secretary Rimsky Yuen rejects call for Chinese-only appeal judges

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... The city's justice minister dismissed suggestions that all Court of Final Appeal judges should be Chinese nationals, as this would "unduly restrict" the talent available for appointment. ... on Sunday that the Court of Final Appeal, the city's highest court, should comprise only Chinese nationals. Cheng said this would reflect the principle that Hongkongers should rule Hong Kong- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1076602/justice-secretary-rimsky-yuen-rejects-call-chinese-only-appeal-judges
  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Basic Law expert Alan Hoo 'clarifies' view on Chinese-only judges

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, LAUREN HO

    ... of the Basic Law Institute, Alan Hoo SC, has clarified that he did not suggest or agree with the idea that all judges of the Court of Final Appeal should be Chinese nationals. His remarks came days ... in their statements. Hoo said yesterday of Cheng's idea that all Court of Final Appeal judges should at least be Hong Kong permanent residents: "I just thought what she said was a valid ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1080995/basic-law-expert-alan-hoo-clarifies-view-chinese-only-judges
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Judge asked to rule on latest squabble over Nina Wang's estate

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... and have asked the Court of First Instance for a ruling. The latest move in a long legal wrangle over the vast estate came after the Court of Final Appeal last year recognised a 2002 will leaving ... Joyce Man joyce.man@scmp.com Charitable foundation and justice chief have conflicting views on how vast fortune is spent More court squabbling over Nina Wang billions Nina Wang Kung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1107252/judge-asked-rule-latest-squabble-over-nina-wangs-estate
  5. News - Hong Kong - JUDICIARY

    Judges' pay rise may not be enough to attract new blood, say legal observers

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

    ... an increasing number of complex cases that take longer to conclude. In June, Court of Appeal judge Michael Hartmann left the bench after 21 years with the judiciary. Court of Final Appeal judge Mr ... salary now for the chief justice is HK$251,950, while other permanent judges at the top court earn HK$245,000. Court of Appeal judges receive HK$220,850 and Court of First Instance judges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1041071/judges-pay-rise-may-not-be-enough-attract-new-blood-say-legal
  6. Chief justice faces more than legal challenges

    Posted Apr 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kui-nung as his replacement as Chief Judge of the High Court. But this is only one piece of the giant jigsaw puzzle that Ma must piece together, for Cheung's expected promotion merely begins another search for a new judge to replace him in charge of the constitutional and administrative cases at the Court of First Instance. Such decisions may not attract the same publicity as landmark ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/965138/chief-justice-faces-more-legal-challenges
  7. Final ruling in Congo case toes the line

    Posted Sep 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Ip chris.ip@scmp.com The landmark 'Congo case', which in deciding Hong Kong's policy on state immunity triggered the first court request to Beijing for a Basic Law interpretation, has finally ended. The Court of Final Appeal yesterday handed down its final judgment in the case, confirming a provisional ruling in June that a state's commercial activities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/978513/final-ruling-congo-case-toes-line
  8. Ma takes firm stance on role of courts

    Posted Sep 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Basic Law in 1999 by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress. In 1999, he represented the government in the case, in which the Court of Final Appeal ruled any Chinese ... of that ruling. Ma's involvement in the case, the very first involving Basic Law issues to reach the Court of Final Appeal, as well as subsequent cases that debated the effect of the Standing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/723526/ma-takes-firm-stance-role-courts
  9. Divorced men fight equal split of assets

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... involve divorces in which the wives won much larger settlements after appealing against the amounts they were initially awarded. A lawyer for one of the men argued in the Court of Final Appeal yesterday that it was unfair and against Hong Kong practice to rule, as the Court of Appeal did in 2008, that a 50-50 split should be the starting point. That ruling moved away from the previous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727922/divorced-men-fight-equal-split-assets
  10. Court of opinion

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... believes Bokhary's influential uncles, Court of Final Appeal judge Kemal Bokhary and executive councillor Ronald Arculli, applied pressure on the judge to go easy on their niece. What's ... of the government. Public outrage has forced his department to appeal against magistrate Anthony Yuen Wai-ming's soft treatment of Bokhary. But how does that reverse the belief that our courts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722290/court-opinion

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