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  1. Woman jailed for gay sex blackmail

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of an abuse of court procedure serious enough to warrant it. ...


    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Before you physically punish a child, consider the legal advice of solicitor Andrew Lam Ping-cheung, chairman of the Law Society's criminal law and procedure committee: 1. hitting child's hand with a ruler, feather duster or any other object: The person can be charged with common assault. If the punishment causes bleeding, the offender may be charged with assault ...

  3. Proposed law would create crime of stalking

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the Law Society's criminal law and procedure committee, was concerned about shifting the burden of proof to the defendant to show the behaviour was 'reasonable'. Mak and Human ... said the city needs an anti-stalking law to crack down on 'criminal harassment'. 'It is a positive thing for Hong Kong,' she said. 'We have the Basic Law to protect ...

  4. 'Ludicrous' laws fail trafficking victims

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... enforcement agencies are too general when it comes to trafficking cases. 'It [the charter] is not specific to victims of trafficking, and does not address persons accused of criminal offences,' he said. 'It does not highlight procedure to identify potential victims of trafficking and doesn't separate those who have been subjected to sexual exploitation nor address ...

  5. Public servants' theft, negligence eats up HK$2m

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... of theft in February and jailed for 20 months. Police had tightened administrative procedures the previous year, spurred by a series of bail-money thefts by a constable during the 2005-06 financial ...

  6. Too lenient on illegal developers?

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... sentence- not for unauthorised development or illegal dumping, but for criminal damage. Bill Barron, an environmental economist with the University of Science and Technology, said the fines imposed ...

  7. 'Beware of beach theft'

    Posted Jul 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Isabel Tam Police yesterday reminded beach-goers to watch their belongings. The warning came at the launch of an anti-theft campaign on Shek O Beach, where two thefts have been reported this summer, compared with three in the same period last year. Police ...

  8. Environment protection is a community effort

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the prospect of a fine for a criminal act is now simply a business cost that has to be absorbed. A louder message needs to be sent that such behaviour is intolerable- not to mention illegal. That rests ...

  9. Hurrah! Magistrate spot on with insider trading sentence

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... This from someone who has spent his career pondering the question. The SFC shows little sign of being quite so equivocal. It has become accustomed to hanging judges in the criminal cases it has ... magistrate Yuen's sentence as saying just that to the SFC- 'Don't waste my time with piddly offences, fellas. If you want to see serious punishment, show me a serious criminal ...

  10. bright idea

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... says the college professor. Police need protection from 'Bloody crimes' Ding Yu, an NPC delegate from Sanming city in Fujian province, is convinced the Criminal Law needs amendments ... special clauses to the criminal code. Extend marriage law to cover drugs, gambling People who get divorced due to a partner's drug or gambling addiction should receive compensation, NPC ...




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