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  1. Win for doctors over days off

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Authority at the Labour Tribunal. Many litigants have left the case for various reasons. In 2009, the Court of Final Appeal ruled that public doctors were not entitled to compensation for working ... to cover my legal costs.' He criticised the authority for taking another three years to come to an agreement on how the damages should be calculated after the top court gave the final ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Outgoing chief justice dons robes a final time

    Posted Jul 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a 'son of Hong Kong' called to duty in historic times. Lawyers, judges and members of the public attended a ceremonial farewell sitting at the Court of Final Appeal yesterday as Hong ... tribute to Li and his achievements- in particular the foundation of the Court of Final Appeal and Li's dedication to nurturing talent and inspiring others to serve the community. Secretary ...

  5. 'Pre-campaign videos part of expenses'

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their election expenses, counsel for a candidate narrowly beaten in the 2008 Legislative Council election told the Court of Final Appeal yesterday. Martin Lee Chu-ming SC, representing Charles Mok, who ... in July, ahead of the September poll. In 2010, the Court of Final Appeal ruled in favour of Mok, that a ban on appeals in cases linked to the election was unconstitutional. ...

  6. Judge calls for axing of HK$1m appeals trigger

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hkman@scmp.com A top judge called yesterday for the abolition of a clause under which civil disputes can reach the Court of Final Appeal if they involve claims of HK$1 ... said. The judge was writing in a judgment on a civil case handed down yesterday. The clause was heavily criticised by him and five other Court of Final Appeal judges in two judgments handed down ...

  7. Pressure on judges, magistrates deplored

    Posted Aug 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bokhary of the Court of Final Appeal, to a year's probation on August 2 for slapping a police officer after a car accident in Happy Valley on January 27. The sentence triggered a public ... on probation. The Department of Justice has asked the Court of Appeal to review the sentence for assault and refusing to give a breath sample after an accident. The joint statement read: 'Whilst ...

  8. Macau's grand scam

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... bureau said that this area should be used for Macau's development. According to the evidence at his latest trial on corruption charges in Macau's Court of Final Appeal, the land ... Ao appointed several of his officials from the Infrastructure and Development Office to work at Lei Pou Fat, but the court found that the prosecution had not established that Ao was in charge ...

  9. New judge older than retiree he's replacing

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu and Adrian Wan The government yesterday appointed a judge older than the retiring Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary to fill his shoes as a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal ... would have served for over 15 years as a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, and there were no exceptional operational grounds for continuing his tenure. On the other hand, Tang ...

  10. Succession plan to guard our judicial independence?

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... Frank Ching The appointment of Geoffrey Ma Tao-li to succeed Andrew Li Kwok-nang, announced at the same time as the appointment of three non-permanent judges of the Court of Final Appeal, underlines the relative youth of the incumbent chief justice. Ma, at 54, is seven years younger than Li. However, all three new appointees to the Court of Final Appeal are older than Li. While Li ...




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