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  1. What the butler saw proves to be conclusive factor for judges

    Posted Sep 17th 2005, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford, Jonathan Li

    ... Kong's top court to find in favour of Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum came down to the Wangs' loyal butler. From the first page of the Court of Final Appeal's 253-page judgment, Mr Justice Patrick Chan Siu-oi made it clear the statutory declaration by Tse Ping-yim stating he witnessed the signing of the will was the reason why the court allowed the appeal. Mr Justice Roberto Ribeiro ...

  2. Covert Surveillance Commission

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The panel unveiled Commission Justice Woo Kwok-hing Born 1946 Career highlights 1969: Admitted to Bar of England and Wales 1992: Named High Court judge 2004: Appointed Vice-President of Court of Appeal Key public service- Commissioner of the inquiry into the Garley Building fire, in which 41 people died (1996-97)- Chairman of the commission of inquiry into chaotic opening ...

  3. Helpers can take residency case to highest court

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Appeal ruled yesterday. Evangeline Banao Vallejos and Daniel Domingo were granted permission to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal because the key issue- the constitutionality of an immigration ... years. The final appeal's result will have far-reaching implications for the 285,000 foreign domestic helpers in the city. About 125,000 have lived here for seven years or more. Lawyer ...

  4. Socialite appeals against fraud charge

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Jailed socialite Mo Yuk-ping will challenge the validity of one of the charges against her in the Court of Final Appeal. The city's highest court yesterday granted Mo ... to defraud possible investors and was sentenced to concurrent two-year sentences. She was also found guilty perverting the course of justice and sentenced to 18 months' jail. The Court of Appeal ...

  5. Highest court may return home

    Posted Apr 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Hong Kong's most senior judges will return to the home of the city's former highest court if a proposal for the Court of Final Appeal to move into the current ... says it has handed over details for consideration. 'We are providing information on the space and other requirements, including various supporting facilities, of the Court of Final Appeal ...

  6. Citizens' Radio makes it to top court

    Posted Sep 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Four pan-democratic lawmakers have been granted permission to challenge in the Court of Final Appeal their convictions for broadcasting on an unlicensed radio ... of constitutionality.' The date for the Court of Final Appeal hearing will be fixed later. The decision allows Szeto, who died in January, to continue to be one of the appellants. Citizens' Radio has faced ...

  7. Legal experts divided on state immunity issue

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of the so-called Congo case, has prompted Hong Kong's Court of Final Appeal to ask Beijing- for the first time- to interpret the Basic Law. It will now be up to the National People's Congress ... Standing Committee lacked a basis to make a decision. 'The four questions asked by the Court of Final Appeal surrounded the interpretation of the wordings in articles 13 and 19 of the Basic ...

  8. Community service for judge's niece

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The niece of a Court of Final Appeal judge Kemal Bokhary was sentenced in Eastern Court yesterday to the maximum 240 hours of community service for assaulting a policewoman and a taxi driver after a magistrate said the offences could have landed her in jail. Amina Mariam Bokhary, 32, who suffers from bipolar depression disorder, was also fined HK$1,000 and ordered ...

  9. Sino Land wins HK$321m refund

    Posted Feb 06th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Sino Land subsidiary Mariner International Hotels will be refunded its HK$321 million deposit on a disputed hotel development after the Court of Final Appeal yesterday ... the contract with Atlas called for the delivery of a 'turnkey' hotel project by the allotted date. Jonathan Sumption QC, for Mariner, had argued before the Court of Final Appeal ...

  10. Judge took 30 months to deliver her decision

    Posted Mar 31st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Prominent lawyer and part-time judge Gladys Li SC was given a stern rebuke by the Court of Final Appeal yesterday for taking 21/2 years to deliver a judgment. The Court of Final Appeal described the delay as totally unacceptable and put the rest of the judiciary on notice that it expected cases to be decided in a far more timely fashion. The comment came after ...




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