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  1. Gay sex ruling a step towards legal equality

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and cheerful service and now- a fortnight after my first becoming ill in the US- I am recovering from a small, non-invasive procedure and feeling fine. What does this tell us? That, at least four ...

  2. Reform proposal must include 2017, Beijing adviser says

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Article 45 and making public the legal opinion of Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung on what is meant by 'democratic procedures'. Leading pan-democrats noted that Hoo's suggestions ... procedures' referred to in the Basic Law article governing the election. Hoo urged Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen to use the consultation for his policy address next month to spell out ...

  3. Government hits back in row over bridge project

    Posted May 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Legal challenges to government decisions were unavoidable, the city's environmental chief said, as another top official defended Chief Executive Donald Tsang ... for the building of the massive Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge. Pan-democrats- led by Civic Party vice-chairman Albert Lai Kwong-tak- criticised Tsang for putting pressure on the court, while the legal ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Donald Tsang deserves to know his fate in ICAC's graft probe

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by GRENVILLE CROSS

    ... still isn't known Break the silence Justice delayed is justice denied," says a legal maxim. If a criminal case is delayed, a trial may be stayed- if the delay has caused prejudice; ... to announce his withdrawal from the case, notwithstanding that he was Tsang's legal adviser. His input into the case, until he left office four months later, may never be known. What is known ...

  5. Is the chief executive still above the law?

    Posted Jul 15th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... to anti-corruption regulation. To that end, the government will introduce legislation into the Legislative Council as soon as possible to put in place the necessary legal regulatory procedures within ... Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen was responsible for shepherding the bill through the legislature and, inexplicably, Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung was not present, nor anyone else with legal ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jul 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the Civil Service Denise Yue Chung-yee said the bill, which seeks to cut by 5.38 per cent the pay of staff earning no less than HK$48,700 a month, was required to forestall possible legal ... Committee on Rules of Procedure said president Tsang Yok-sing had no difficulty in maintaining order during meetings despite disruption by some members. On Tuesday, Chief Executive Donald Tsang ...

  7. Violent protesters need a lesson in democracy

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... there are formal and legal procedures to review those acts and sanction the government if required. The best way to show one's belief in the value of civil and political rights is to exercise them ...

  8. A good first step

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... surveillance procedures have been illegal for the past eight years. If that is true, he and his allies from the legal fraternity owe the public an explanation of why they have not raised the issue ... issued an executive order to ensure that law enforcement bodies can continue to legally keep track of illegal activities. It is supposed to be pursuant to Article 48 of the Basic Law, which sets ...

  9. No penalty for flouting spy order, say lawyers

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... order met the test of legal procedures required by Article 30. ... Congress Standing Committee member Tsang Hin-chi defended the order, saying it could prevent people using a legal loophole to get away with crimes. 'An executive order is a temporary solution ...

  10. Legal, but is it right?

    Posted Aug 09th 2008, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... their interests affected, and a judicial review may follow. But Mr Tsang has to exercise sound judgment in view of the gathering political storm. Any legal challenge has to be resolved in court, ... employment of political appointees and civil servants. Civil service unions should also put the public interest first and refrain from taking legal action should there be a veto of the original ...




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