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  1. A measure of justice in C.Y.'s cabinet

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... for three key posts: chief secretary, financial secretary and the secretary for justice. How should we judge these choices? Instead of predicting, perhaps we should ask whether the three top ... optimistic about her. Perhaps the appointment of Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung as justice secretary gives us the most reason for optimism. When he was chairman of the Bar Association, which represents ...

  2. Tang fuels speculation about new justice chief

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Niki Law

    ... Niki Law Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen yesterday further fuelled speculation that barrister Wong Yan-lung will succeed Elsie Leung Oi-sie as secretary of justice in the near future. Speaking at a child poverty symposium, the finance secretary hinted that Hong Kong would be satisfied with the background of the new justice secretary. 'There have been lots ...

  3. Praise for likely new justice minister

    Posted Oct 06th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Gary Cheung

    ... Kong's next justice minister shows Beijing has given the chief executive a free hand, according to a leading government ally. To a leading government critic, it shows the government dare ... Yan-lung to succeed Elsie Leung Oi-sie as secretary for justice would be supported across the pro-Beijing camp. 'If the chief executive thinks someone is suitable for the job because ...

  4. Justice chief to pay visit to Beijing at weekend

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung Elsie Leung denies reports that she has already tendered her resignation Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie will visit Beijing this weekend amid intensifying ... in the constitutional taskforce were tiring her and she wanted to retire. Miss Leung's spokesman confirmed the justice chief would attend an international legal conference from Sunday. She returned from ...

  5. Justice Secretary defends two-year term for chief executive

    Posted Apr 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.08pm: The debate on whether the next chief executive should serve a two or five year term intensified on Friday as Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie argued ... years.' But Ms Leung said the Justice Department disagreed with the Law Society. She argued that a five-year term would hinder progress towards greater democracy in the 2007 chief executive ...

  6. Hot favourite for legal chief keeps his counsel

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com The most widely tipped candidate to be the next secretary for justice is coy about his future. In his first interview since Leung Chun-ying's victory ... is the door? I do not answer hypothetical questions.' At least two senior legal experts with close ties to Beijing named Jat as a likely choice for the justice job during the annual plenary ...

  7. Restore trust in our core values

    Posted Mar 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... simply said she was 'sorry'. If the accountability system means anything, Yue should have packed her bags. The Department of Justice, after reunification, rightly committed itself to a policy of transparency over its prosecution decisions. Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung, however, has failed to explain the non-prosecution of his fellow ministers suspected of possible ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Dec 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who expressed confidence in him fell to 15 per cent from 17 per cent, and those who had no confidence in him rose to 68 per cent from 65 per cent. Secretary for justice to visit shanghai, nanjing Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie will visit Shanghai and Nanjing tomorrow and Friday to meet her counterparts in the cities. Miss Leung will sign co-operation agreements ...

  9. Rush on anti-graft law for chief executive

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to a report by the independent review committee led by former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, Raymond Tam Chi-yuen said a few of the report's 36 recommendations could be implemented within ... the follow-up discussion with the Department of Justice to speed up the [legislative amendments] works,' the secretary for constitutional and mainland affairs said of an extension to the Prevention ...

  10. Exemption for Tsang 'totally inappropriate'

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... he set up to 'rewrite the rule book' for the city's top job. The committee, led by former chief justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang, released the results of its three-month study ... on such a matter is not consistent with the proper conduct of public administration.' The internal committee- made up of three people with no political affiliation appointed by the chief justice ...




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