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  1. News - Hong Kong - LEGAL

    Lawyers warn of possible judicial interference

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Austin Chiu

    ... on the legal merits of the requests for interpretation and expressed "in strong terms" views on the social and political consequences. The professional body made the comments in its first ... lawyers and legal scholars, among them law professors Eric Cheung Tat-ming and Davis who are against seeking an interpretation. But others such as Executive Council members Andrew Liao Cheung-sing ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Democracy protesters arrested during Chater Road sit-in are unconditionally released

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:53pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Chater Road sit-in on July 2; and Labour Party lawmaker Lee Cheuk-yan. Legal heavyweight Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee described the unconditional release as a "reasonable" move. ... personal liberty," the barrister, formerly a Civic Party lawmaker representing the legal sector, said. Officers arrested 511 people for unlawful assembly and for aiding and assisting ...

  3. Basic Law interpretation absolutely essential for HK, nation, says Wen

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Kong's legal profession at a meeting in Shenzhen tomorrow. This is the state leader's first comment on the need for an interpretation since Hong Kong made the request. Made by acting Chief ... Jimmy Cheung An early interpretation of the Basic Law on the term of new chief executive is 'absolutely essential' and in the best interests of Hong Kong and the nation, Premier ...

  4. News - World - AVIATION

    US limits on drone use may impede research, some academics say

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 09:41pm by AP

    ... over use of the airspace from the ground up instead of 152 metres and above, which has been interpreted as the public airspace in the past. The FAA's current interpretation ...

  5. Government to seek Basic Law interpretation

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung, Klaudia Lee

    ... is of the view that an interpretation of the Basic Law can ensure the chief executive election takes place as scheduled and avoid any possible constitutional crisis caused by legal challenges to the term ... Gary Cheung, Jimmy Cheung and Klaudia Lee The government will ask Beijing to interpret the Basic Law over the term of the next chief executive. The South China Morning Post understands ...

  6. News - World - EGYPT

    Egypt’s President Sisi wishes Al-Jazeera journalists had not faced court

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... not pardon the reporters until the appeals process has been exhausted. But there appears to be no such legal constraint in Egyptian law. A pardon by Sisi, however, could be interpreted in Egypt ...

  7. Interpretation 'not set in stone'

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... barrister lawmakers that the interpretation alone provided the legal basis for July's chief executive by-election. 'We don't want anyone to [think mistakenly] that the local ordinance ... Jimmy Cheung Room for changes after 2007, says Stephen Lam The Basic Law interpretation is far from being carved in stone, the constitutional affairs chief said yesterday. A day after ...

  8. NPC begins deliberations on Basic Law interpretation

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung in Beijing The National People's Congress Standing Committee begins deliberations today on a draft interpretation of key electoral provisions in the Basic Law. Beijing said yesterday the interpretation was aimed at ensuring the Basic Law would be 'correctly understood and implemented'. The interpretation covers two articles in Annex I and Annex II ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Patriotism on the bench? There's not much of a case

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by SIMON NG

    ... reasoned judgment from interventions by other sources- however well-intended and whatever desirable consequences they may bring. Professional judges guarantee the judiciary operates on legal ... empirical research, our legal system has been consistently regarded by the people as a fair public institution in the last two decades or so. The people believe our judges are fair, independent ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    60 minibus drivers take over Mong Kok street for protest against Occupy Central

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 12:24pm by BRIAN YAP and samuel chan

    ... Brian Yap and Samuel Chan Drivers say pro-democracy campaign will leave them out of pocket; another anti-Occupy group offers free legal advice to businesses Just over 60 minibus drivers ... campaign involving some minibus drivers who will put anti-Occupy posters on their vehicles. And another new anti-Occupy group says it will offer free legal advice to small and medium businesses ...




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