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  1. Legal Aid council wants help extended to financial and negligence cases

    Posted Dec 20th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... negligence, the Legal Aid Services Council has proposed. The proposal comes in response to the chief executive's call to expand coverage of legal aid, in his policy address, along with a seed ... engineers and surveyors be introduced to the scheme- in addition to the medical, legal and dental negligence already covered. The council, which advises the chief executive and oversees ...

  2. Executive order not the solution

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

    ... an attempt to pre-empt the legislative process. He did not even seek approval from the Executive Council. The reality is that the executive order does not tackle the heart of the problem. The way ... The second was a vow to listen to the people, including paying more attention to their elected representatives in the Legislative Council. These are admirable goals. But there is often a tension ...

  3. ?Long hair? plans to challenge executive order over covert surveillance

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... legislators and legal experts have accused Mr Tsang of bypassing the Legislative Council in issuing the order. On Monday, Mr Leung, also known as?Long hair?, criticised the executive order ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.35pm: Outspoken Legislator Leung Kwok-hung said he planned to lodge a legal challenge against the executive order recently issued by Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  4. NPC chief executive ruling ends lawmaker's court fight

    Posted May 01st 2005, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Independent lawmaker Albert Chan Wai-yip has withdrawn his legal challenge on the tenure of the next chief executive because there is no procedure that could overturn ... down a legally binding interpretation of the Basic Law that the next chief executive elected on July 10 will serve only the remaining two years of former chief executive Tung Chee-hwa's ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    No need for independent legal aid service, say advisers in U-turn

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... executive late last month that was seen by the South China Morning Post. The council was formed in 1996 and empowered to advise on "the feasibility and desirability of the establishment ... an independent legal aid authority," council chairman Dr Eric Li Ka-cheung stated in a letter to Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying. "The council believes that the proposal to revert [the ...

  6. City Digest

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to address the housing needs of young people and the 'sandwich class' in his policy address next month, he told Commercial Radio yesterday. Man to appear ...

  7. Court upholds pay cut for maids

    Posted Jul 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on April 1, 2003, at the height of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) outbreak. At the same time, the Chief Executive in Council had introduced a $400-a-month levy on their employers. ... said the law did not require the Chief Executive in Council to have public consultations before making decisions on labour importation policy. The appellants were: Julita Raza, Erma Geolamin, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ECONOMY

    Hong Kong's graft laws apply to Zhu Rongji's son and other members of new body

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Dennis Chong, Peggy Sito

    ... Enoch Yiu, Dennis Chong and Peggy Sito Body's status as a company had caused concern; members include five influential mainlanders Finance council subject to city's anti-graft law The son of former premier Zhu Rongji and other financial heavyweights appointed to the new Financial Services Development Council will be subject to the city's anti-corruption laws ...

  9. Lawyers question edict on surveillance

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... taping of a defendant's conversation with a lawyer deprived him of his right to a fair trial. Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes said the Bar Council would consider the executive order ... said the guidelines would boost transparency. Responding to claims by the Article 45 Concern Group that the chief executive had bypassed the Legislative Council on a civil rights matter ...

  10. The contracts that never let you go

    Posted Apr 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yin-hing, chief executive of the council, illustrated some of the difficulties consumers faced. 'There are contract terms that require customers to go to offices of service providers in person ... Many standard consumer contracts are highly unfavourable to customers, the Consumer Council said. This was reflected by a rise in related complaints: the 1,185 received last year was 27 per ...




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