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  1. Probation order for college youth caught with Ecstasy tablets

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A 16-year-old student at La Salle College was placed on a 12-month probation order yesterday for possessing Ecstasy and a painkiller at the school in April. Deputy Magistrate Hui Chun-sing adopted recommendations in the probation order report ...

  2. Jury still out on community service orders

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Li

    ... to keep a person who is capable of rehabilitation out of prison. The offences which are seen as most appropriate are those involving an element of anti-social behaviour such as criminal damage ... criminal record 2 Come from a stable home background, perhaps with a family 3 Have a good work record, be in employment or have a realistic prospect of work 4 Have shown genuine remorse 5 Present ...

  3. The Stool Pigeon

    Posted Aug 26th 2010, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... devices. A fitting sonic prologue, given how Dante Lam Chiu-yin's latest film reads like an action-fuelled police procedural. True to its name, its central idea is about how a police officer ...

  4. Judge cuts sentence to 161/2 years as kidnapper changes plea at retrial

    Posted Jun 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Pete Brieger Convicted kidnapper Pun Luen-pan is a 'threat to our society' who has ignored numerous chances to be a law-abiding citizen, a Court of First Instance judge warned yesterday. But Mr Justice Louis Tong Po-sun ruled at Pun's retrial that the career criminal should only serve another 11 years- about half Pun's original 21-year jail term- because he had ...

  5. Lawmaker confident problems on remand votes can be overcome

    Posted Feb 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang A lawmaker said difficulties were expected to arise over implementing voting arrangements for hundreds of suspects on remand but was confident the government could overcome them. The consultation document on prisoners' voting rights rel ...

  6. News - China

    Anhui man secretly detained after land dispute hearing

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 04:08pm by Peony Lui

    ... to China's criminal laws aimed at improving police conduct and human rights. The enactment of new amendments to the Procedural Requirements for Handling Criminal Cases for Public Security Bureau took place on Wednesday, as a supplement to the revised Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) passed by the National People’s Congress in March. The amendment includes provisions to outlaw evidence obtained ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - JUSTICE

    Rape victims' pursuit of justice fraught with fear

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Victims reluctant to report offenders because of the traumatic criminal process, and proposed law reforms won't make it much easier for them Raped, ... but also a show of respect for the witnesses' dignity that is a basic value of a respectable criminal justice system." In fact, Hong Kong's prosecution and conviction rates- like ...

  8. Racing driver cleared in under-age sex trial

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... Felix Lo Former racing car driver Michael Lui Man-ho yesterday was acquitted of two under-age sex charges after the magistrate ruled there was a lack of evidence for one offence and a 'bare and marginal case' for the other. The former Formula Th ...

  9. Overhaul for law on criminal process

    Posted Aug 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com Extensive changes will be made to the mainland's Criminal Procedure Law according to a draft revision submitted to the National People's Congress ... the Criminal Procedure Law in line with the more rights-oriented Lawyers Law of 2007, for example by specifying that lawyers can meet suspects during the investigation stage upon presentation ...

  10. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Feb 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a year, and are discharged. It's a system that seems to work, a blend of the law, social welfare and common sense. Instead of sending first offenders and minor criminals to jail, a magistrate ... of locking up minor offenders. Many people see the system as a limp-wristed liberal response that lets privileged criminals off the hook. In the recent case of a Chinese University music professor, ...




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