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  1. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Plea to reject airport runway impact study

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 04:52am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... the report. But they said they had not yet decided whether to launch a legal challenge if the report was accepted by the director of environmental protection later this month. The call followed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1611598/plea-reject-airport-runway-impact-study
  2. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Loophole puts noodle shop at risk

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by FANNY FUNG

    ... by combining flats," the league's Icarus Wong Ho-yin said. Wong described what the firm had done as an "innovative way to exploit the legal loophole". He urged the Development ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589626/loophole-puts-noodle-shop-risk
  3. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Lands officials not restricted from buying land, rule says amid conflict-of-interest row

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by Olga Wong, FANNY FUNG

    ... departments may draw up additional rules in line with operational circumstances. Lam said she would seek legal advice before offering an explanation to the public.   THE LANDS COMMANDMENTS A lands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569479/lands-row-puts-rules-under-spotlight
  4. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Non-indigenous villagers lose out in compensation for loss of their homes

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Olga Wong

    ... as early as 1900, according to local records. But that doesn't meet the legal definition of indigenous village established when the government launched its small-house policy: one that existed ... are often labelled as squats by the government. Only houses registered with the government before the 1980s are considered legal. Even so, their legal status is precarious: their status is temporary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548175/non-indigenous-villagers-lose-out-compensation-loss-their-homes
  5. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Tribunals to speed up stalled land negotiations

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... comprising a senior legal figure and two surveyors, are mapped out by the Development Bureau in a paper to be tabled for lawmakers' discussion on Wednesday. The scheme, proposed by Chief ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554255/tribunals-speed-stalled-land-negotiations
  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Battle over new towns plan is for the future of Hong Kong, say villagers

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang, Amy Nip

    ... to angry scenes, with pan-democrats leaving their seats to berate chairman Ng Leung-sing over his handling of the meeting. Tsang noted that Legco's legal adviser and secretariat staff were ... clearly the president's powers. Development minister Paul Chan Mo-po said his bureau would seek legal advice in the event of a judicial review. The government says the new towns in Kwu Tung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542699/battle-over-new-towns-plan-future-hong-kong-say-villagers
  7. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chaos as initial funding for new towns in New Territories approved by Legco panel

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Tony Cheung, SAMUEL CHAN, Ada Lee

    ... the government's request for preliminary funding for work on controversial new towns amid chaotic scenes and vows of legal action from pan-democrats, who said the vote was illegitimate. Members ... cited advice from Legco's legal adviser and said Article 46 only meant lawmakers would get to ask questions. Pan-democrats got up to berate Ng, but he refused to change his mind. While ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1541610/battle-over-new-territories-towns-plan-enters-seventh-round-lawmakers
  8. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Speed of construction is draw of the mainland for Hong Kong architects

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... complex legal system and set procedures for processing building projects may enable everyone affected by a project to voice their opinion, but they also slow things down. "There are so many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545080/speed-construction-draw-mainland-hong-kong-architects
  9. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    No legal barrier to making 'small houses' bigger, HKU law dean says

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 07:11am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com HKU law dean says there are no legal barriers to lifting three-storey limit- but a key tenet of the small-house policy could be challenged Law won't stop small houses getting bigger Any move to ease height limits on future homes granted to New Territories villagers would face no legal barriers, a leading academic says- though a key tenet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1406333/no-legal-barrier-making-small-houses-bigger-hku-law-dean-says
  10. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Hong Kong's harbourfront body set to scrap one-off injection of funds

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by Olga Wong

    ... But it has not taken off, with officials fearing it could face legal challenges as parts of it would jut out over the water. Harbourfront Commission chairman Nicholas Brooke said the proposed funding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533615/hong-kongs-harbourfront-body-set-scrap-one-injection-funds

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