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  1. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Unpaid property taxes piling up in law firms a risk as Legco delays stamp duty bill, John Tsang claims

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Patsy Moy, Emily Tsang

    ... Patsy Moy and Emily Tsang Finance chief says property levies piling up at law firms while lawmakers are filibustering Tsang frets over delay to stamp duty bill's passage Law firms ... circumstances in the property market. However, a senior conveyancing lawyer said the professional code of conduct required law firms to keep a separate account for their clients' money. ...

  2. Tenancy law unfair to landlords, property owners tell housing panel

    Posted Feb 07th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Kong Owners' Club chairman Shea Hing-wan told the housing panel that the law was not tough enough to get compensation from unscrupulous tenants who damaged the property or moved out ... 'By the same logic, then, should tenants also share the debts shouldered by their landlords whose properties have fallen into deficit equity? 'Even if the law has given landlords more ...

  3. Hygiene offenders should be fined, not evicted: survey

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... that public tenants who broke hygiene rules repeatedly should be evicted, only 22 per cent believed the government would be able to effectively implement the law. In view of the survey, ...

  4. Mosquito threat forces law change

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Government officers are now able to enter private property with a court warrant and without notice to tackle mosquito problems. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has been given the powers by the Public Health and Municipal Services (Amendment) Ordinance, which was gazetted yesterday. Before the law was amended, the department had to give owners notice ...

  5. Property sector will be hit by smoking ban, says agency

    Posted Feb 08th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of the Legislative Council Bills Committee, which is studying the law amendment. 'Both rental and property prices will plunge if the shops become vacant.' He said commercial properties in Tsim Sha ... Patsy Moy Property yesterday became the latest industry to claim it would be dealt a severe blow by the government's proposed smoking ban. An executive of one of the city's ...

  6. Mild Seven ban would ruin city's free-trade image, lawyer warns

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... attorney-general Michael Thomas, SC, said it would be 'unconstitutional and unlawful' to force brand owner Japan Tobacco to change the name under proposed anti-smoking laws 'To ban the use ... 'And it would be a very bad first- arguably unconstitutional and unlawful. 'Hong Kong has a raft of legal obligations to protect intellectual property rights. Yet by a side-wind, ...

  7. Team Clean lays down the law

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... 28. But to sustain a long-term improvement, Mr Tsang said: 'We have to adhere to zero tolerance in law enforcement.' Under the proposals, four offences - spitting, littering, ... markets. And a demerit points system for market tenants who repeatedly breach the law would be drafted. Much tougher measures have also been proposed to ensure building maintenance standards, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Live blog: Kwoks used 'elaborate' scheme to mask payments for Hui, prosecution says

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 10:12am by Enoch Yiu, Stuart Lau, Patsy Moy

    ... to be the "inside man" of property tycoons Thomas and Raymond Kwok. Prosecutor David Perry QC also laid bare yesterday the painstaking methods allegedly used to conceal those payments. Rafael Hui Si-yan, 66, faces eight charges related to bribery and misconduct in public office. Sun Hung Kai Properties co-chairman Thomas Kwok Ping-kwong, 62, faces one charge of conspiracy to offer ...

  9. Equal pay law urged for elderly workers

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to government statistics, and that has promoted calls for an anti-discrimination law to safeguard their interests. It is also, say agencies, very difficult for elderly people to find employment. Agencies providing services to the elderly said a salary parity law was necessary as more retirees seek to rejoin the labour market. With people living longer, many elderly are choosing to- or need ...

  10. Conmen 'never said watches were real'

    Posted Mar 31st 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... yesterday. The pair, both watch repairers, were sentenced to 21 days' jail each in November after Eastern Court magistrate Eddie Yip Chor-man convicted them on nine counts of obtaining property ... phone number and identity card number with the pawnshops. Mr Surman said that the magistrate had erred in law by taking silence as an expressed statement. Deception should mean something had ...




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