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  1. Judge takes flak from all sides over spying law

    Posted Apr 27th 2006, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ordinance, which was passed by the Legislative Council in 1997 but never brought into effect. Both sides also asked the court to review the questions to be put to the Court of Final Appeal ... brought into question by both parties to a judicial review as the Court of Appeal heard consecutive appeals and cross-appeals. The government is appealing against Mr Justice Hartmann's ruling ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Abode seekers demand action

    Posted Jan 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a court ruling that allowed thousands of them to stay in the city. That judgment by the Court of Final Appeal on January 29, 1999, was overruled by the National People's Congress five months ... Siu-kwong. Some chanted 'Give me back my right of abode' outside the Court of Final Appeal. Some abode seekers living illegally in Hong Kong also joined the march and vigil. Cardinal Joseph ...

  4. Citizens' Radio activists to fight on after appeal blow

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

    ... will go to the Court of Final Appeal because the law is outdated and it suppresses our freedom of speech that contravenes the Basic Law,' Tsang said. 'We will continue ... Yvonne Tsui Court overturns magistrates' ruling on illegal broadcasting The government yesterday won its appeal against the dismissal of charges against Citizens' Radio activists ...

  5. Foreign influence 'significant' in local rights cases

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Albert Wong Foreign judges and lawyers have exerted a 'significant international influence' in human rights cases heard by the Court of Final Appeal in the past 10 years, a study ... lasting four days. A matter of principles Authorship/co-authorship of majority judgments in Court of Final Appeal rights cases Permanent judges Andrew Li: 17 Roberto Ribeiro: 11 Kemal Bokhary: 10 ...

  6. Court rejects appeal for pay-cut rethink

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Civil servant's case is utterly devoid of merit, say judges A bid by a senior government lawyer to force the Court of Final Appeal to rethink its decision to uphold $9.6 ... with the Department of Justice- filed two notices of motion to the Court of Final Appeal, asking it to reconsider its decision that cuts bringing civil service salaries back to their 1997 level were legal ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Barrister Phillip Wong wins final appeal in 'interference' case

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by JULIE CHU

    ... conviction and six-month sentence quashed. The Court of Final Appeal found barrister Philip Wong Chi-wai, who contacted solicitor Fanny Mak Siu-fan, might not have been trying to interfere ... by the District Court in 2010. He was released on bail to appeal, which he lost in the Court of Appeal last year.   ...

  8. This lamentable chapter must never be repeated

    Posted Mar 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A lamentable chapter in Hong Kong's post-handover history has ended with the Court of Final Appeal's ruling against 14 mainlanders seeking the right of abode in the city. ... to flood the city, sought an interpretation of the clause by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, which nullified the Court of Final Appeal's judgment. Passions were ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Albert Yeung's court victory over Google shows need for law to adapt

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 06:32pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... of Final Appeal decision concerning internet forums last year. Madam Justice Ng also relied on cases from Australia and New Zealand which did not work in Google's favour. The company, however, ... Cliff Buddle Cliff Buddle says our internet freedoms are increasingly being challenged in court, not least in Hong Kong where a ruling against Google has underscored the need for our laws ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - 2014 World Cup

    Fifa rejects Suarez appeal against ban for biting

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 12:48am by AP

    ... If Suarez seeks and is granted from the court a freeze of his sanctions during his appeal process, he would be allowed to train and play with his club until a final verdict is reached. Suarez ... of the season. The Uruguay and Liverpool star has up to 10 days to get the written decision from Fifa, which he needs to lodge an appeal against the ban with the Court of Arbitration for Sport. If he ...




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