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  1. Mortuary procedures to be reviewed after burial gaffe

    Posted Sep 28th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Agnes Lam More checks and balances promised in handling of bodies The Department of Health is to appoint a systems expert to review all procedures for its blunder-stricken ... It is a problem about a member of staff not following standard procedures. 'We need a review of the whole system, from the organisation and methods approach. We are considering having an ISO ...

  2. Wu Yi slams 'criminals' who pursue self-interest

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a criminal and said he had invited shame by using his official powers to pursue his own interests. 'Everyone knows the fundamental reason why people like Zheng Xiaoyu have followed a criminal ... lesson' that had exposed flaws in legislation and the regulatory system. 'On one hand... the procedures stipulated in some regulations are flawed so the powers of interpretation and free ...

  3. School may face legal action over teacher

    Posted Dec 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Yvonne Tsui A school founded by former assistant commissioner for labour Sam Chow Tung-shan was referred to the Justice Department yesterday for a criminal investigation into the alleged ... investigation. 'As the facts of this case reveal that the defendant might have committed a criminal offence in employing Sonia, who was not legally employable in Hong Kong at that time, the case ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Bush deserves to take heat on Libby decision

    Posted Jul 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To gauge the disturbing nature of US President George W. Bush's intervention to spare a convicted former vice-presidential aide from prison, just imagine if it happened in Hong Kong. Let's say a senior official serving a key minister was, like L ...

  6. Prosecutors on notice over use of evidence

    Posted May 24th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Prosecutors have been put on notice that they must be more careful when introducing evidence about a defendant's co-accused after the Court of Appeal ordered a retrial of a man convicted of dealing in almost 1kg of Ice. On December 6, 200 ...

  7. Shoot-out jury undecided after day of deliberating

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In normal circumstances, the Coroner's Court investigates only the cause and circumstances of death. It does not apportion blame to anyone or claim anyone to be criminally liable for a death. But since Tsui, the alleged killer, is dead, no question of criminal liability arises. Tsui, an off-duty policeman, is alleged to have killed Leung and stolen his gun in an ambush in March 2001, ...

  8. Fraud trial's runaway juror jailed for three weeks

    Posted Dec 21st 2007, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... in Hong Kong. Mr Justice Alan Wright in the Court of First Instance jailed Ho Kum-wai, a textile firm manager, for criminal contempt of court over his absence. On November 5, Ho was selected ... absence meant it was operating at the minimum level of five. As such, his actions had served to 'undermine the jury system'. Section 32 of the Juries Ordinance makes it a criminal ...

  9. Police tighten their grip on bail money

    Posted Jan 08th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Disclosure follows a Post report of cash stolen by staff The police have tightened procedures to prevent officers from stealing bail money. The disclosure comes after the South China ... of administrative instructions were formulated and published in mid-2006 designed to prevent any recurrence,' she said. The spokeswoman refused to give details of the new procedures, adding that she ...

  10. TST shoot-out: quest for truth begins

    Posted Feb 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as in all inquests, it will not establish criminal liability for the killings. At the end of the marathon hearing only some findings on the nature of the deaths will be delivered. Possible verdicts ... criminal proceedings have been completed. Mr Chan will be assisted by coroner's officer Arthur Luk Yee-shun, who is also the acting director of public prosecutions. Legal representatives can ...




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