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  1. Amendments to criminal law need greater detail

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei Despite being blanketed in controversy, the mainland's amended Criminal Procedure Law was passed by legislators last month with clauses that rights advocates find troubling ... comply with the law. The first is the 'Beihai four lawyers' perjury case, which points to how the new article 73 of the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) on residential surveillance could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997424/amendments-criminal-law-need-greater-detail
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1113567/anhui-man-secretly-detained-after-land-dispute-hearing
  3. Bo is a no-show at NPC session on criminal law

    Posted Mar 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Chongqing municipal party secretary Bo Xilai was conspicuously absent from yesterday's second plenary session of the National People's Congress. All of the 25 Politburo members except Bo attended the meeting to review a draft amendment to the Criminal Procedural Law, and no seat was reserved for him on the stage. The reason for his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/994895/bo-no-show-npc-session-criminal-law
  4. Magistrate to decide on Tony Chan's challenge

    Posted May 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Eastern Court will decide on Monday whether it will continue hearing self-styled fung shui master Tony Chan Chun-chuen's application to halt criminal proceedings against him. In a preliminary hearing yesterday, acting Principal Magistrate David Dufton heard arguments from both sides as to whether the court had the power to stay proceedings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001256/magistrate-decide-tony-chans-challenge
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    New legal bid by trio in deleted files case

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... counts of dealing with the proceeds of an indictable offence. The defendants claim the liquidators of a subsidiary company have offered not to pursue a criminal complaint against them in exchange ... to provide documents in relation to the trial. "This application has … a wider importance to the system of criminal justice in Hong Kong, to the standards which the courts expect and require ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1057206/new-legal-bid-trio-deleted-files-case
  6. Citizens are still a long way from enjoying true justice

    Posted Jan 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei With only meagre improvements in the second draft of amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law, it appears the mainland's criminal justice system is still a long way from ... a suspect within 48 hours of their first questioning or being brought into police control. To be fair, the mainland's Criminal Procedure Law is still young. It was first passed in 1979 after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/989242/citizens-are-still-long-way-enjoying-true-justice
  7. Widow of Nepali shot by PC seeks compensation

    Posted Mar 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... homeless, dark-skinned foreigner with criminal convictions'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/995826/widow-nepali-shot-pc-seeks-compensation
  8. Amendments tocriminal law need greater detail

    Posted Apr 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei Despite being blanketed in controversy, the mainland's amended Criminal Procedure Law was passed by legislators last month with clauses that rights advocates find troubling ... comply with the law. The first is the 'Beihai four lawyers' perjury case, which points to how the new article 73 of the Criminal Procedure Law (CPL) on residential surveillance could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997449/amendments-tocriminal-law-need-greater-detail
  9. Filibustering buys lawmakers more time to fight bill

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for a last-ditch battle to scrap the law, which threatens to leave parodists facing criminal prosecution. 'At least we have earned more time to fight,' said Wong Yuk-man, a People Power lawmaker. ... and the Labour Party would maintain their support for the government's 'safety valve' amendment, aimed at reducing the chances of lampoonists and satirists facing criminal prosecution. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999484/filibustering-buys-lawmakers-more-time-fight-bill
  10. Legal practice

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... itself'. His case, however, was far from isolated, and the reform of the mainland's criminal procedure law is now a national priority. Although, in 2010, the Supreme People's Court ... This has underscored the need for legislative change. Last month, the National People's Congress, after years of tortuous debate, adopted significant amendments to the Criminal Procedure Law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998325/legal-practice

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