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  1. Talkback

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Should recovery agents be banned? The major issue being overlooked is access to justice for all. The current supplementary legal-aid scheme offers some comfort but still excludes many. There is a non-refundable HK$1,000 application fee, a contribution by the claimant of up to HK$41,425 and an intrusive means-testing procedure. After this procedure, which can take months, the Legal Aid Department ...

  2. Country park battle is already over, Legco told

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the landfill is indispensable to addressing the city's waste disposal problems. To clarify the latest legal views with the government, an urgent Legco meeting will be convened this morning ... legislators are the last gatekeeper when it comes to negative vetting on subsidiary legislation,' said Chan. Under the negative vetting procedure, a piece of subsidiary legislation may ...

  3. Our sea life will die without legal protection

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong's waters have been overfished to the point that our fleet is now mostly idle, its catch meeting just one-tenth of demand. Some species of fish are on the brink of extinction; others disappeared long ago. With the reported number caught verg ...

  4. Tung Chung woman files legal challenge to bridge

    Posted Jan 24th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A Tung Chung resident has called for a judicial review of the decision to grant environmental permits for the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge, saying impact assessments ignored pollution issues and used faulty methodology. Fu Tung Estate resident ...

  5. Divisive scheme in fresh dispute

    Posted Jun 27th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... of a dead-end street that will be opened to through traffic as a result of the project sought legal aid yesterday to mount a judicial review. Under a plan approved by the Executive Council in April, ... the Transport and Housing Bureau, which proposed the Amoy Street plan only after the Town Planning Board approved the Lee Tung Street renewal plan in 2007, had bypassed town-planning procedures ...

  6. letters

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Create two wards for boys and girls According to a recent news report, a five-year-old girl was sexually harassed by a 13-year-old boy in the children's ward at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital. It's unacceptable that such a thing could ...

  7. Letters

    Posted Apr 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the questionnaires. The need for any ongoing judicial procedural interpretation is removed. From extensive experience of the tender mercies of the local legal profession its overwhelming attitude ... Legal reforms to suffer from crucial omission Despite the reassurances of Chief Justice Andrew Li Kwok-nang on the implementation of extremely long overdue civil justice reform (only ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... result in a misunderstanding during verbal communication or cancellation of the booked sessions by unauthorised persons. However, we will review the current cancellation procedures to see ... in regulations and driver education. The Road Users' Code tells drivers of their legal responsibility to avoid accidents with pedestrians even if these individuals are illegally jaywalking. Perhaps ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Aug 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are turning a blind eye to smoking inside their establishments. They will not strictly follow the law, as they do not shoulder any legal responsibilities, even if someone is caught smoking ... to be a normal procedure. Then I received another call from someone at Cable TV's customer service instructing me to prepay for three months' charges before it would process my autopay ...

  10. Challenges to term will make Link Reit seem minor

    Posted Mar 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... administrative, legislative and legal authorities of Hong Kong would be the first to decide on such an important matter as the interpretation of the Basic Law about the election of the chief executive. If there was any major discrepancy between Hong Kong's decision and the principles expressed in the Basic Law, or any serious disagreement with the chosen procedure by the 'powers that be' ...




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