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  1. Collective punishment the Hong Kong way

    Posted Oct 12th 2007, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... of intent to punish those who break it. But only in Hong Kong's public housing sector is it suggested that punishment should extend to the families of the guilty. If the housing tsars have ... it is a matter of using what they have to make a few dollars. Much of Hong Kong's pioneering political activism has its origin in public housing campaigns. This is hardly surprising in a community ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Two villagers in Hong Kong face trial over illegally-built fourth floor at their home

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am by ADA

    ... for months. Hau Kwok-cheung and his nephew Li Kwan-kwai are each charged with one count of failing to comply with a Buildings Department removal order against an illegal structure at their house ... that his house is not subject to a three-storey limit under the small-house policy, yesterday said he could not afford a lawyer and would prepare a defence himself. But the judge said the case ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Chief Hong Kong prosecutor wants easier way to seize dirty cash

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... invariably comes not just from one jurisdiction but through many other jurisdictions before coming into Hong Kong. "I cannot prosecute people in other countries for crimes they commit there. ... laundering. Director of Public Prosecutions Kevin Zervos said the fact that prosecutors need a criminal conviction before they can apply for a confiscation order is hampering their efforts. ...

  4. Hong Kong needs legal clarity on assisted suicide

    Posted Feb 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Grenville Cross The University of Hong Kong's Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention reported last month that the suicide rate now stands at 13.6 per 100,000 people, and predicted ... hand. Grenville Cross SC, an honorary professor of law at the University of Hong Kong, is the vice-chairman of the senate of the International Association of Prosecutors ...

  5. Police do little to ease fears over policy of fining bar patrons

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... but it won't stop illegal bars operating in Hong Kong. It's the people who run these bars that should be targeted,' Chan said. 'How can people tell if a bar is licensed or unlicensed? ... liquor premises, the police are committed to ensuring that public interests are protected.' The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department was not very instructive either when it came ...

  6. Justice before profit

    Posted Dec 18th 2004, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... the action for ignoring the interests of the Hong Kong people. He made the remark at a gathering with media executives while the courts were still considering the plaintiff's appeal. Financial Secretary Henry Tang Ying-yen also made a similar public statement on the same day, threatening that the Housing Authority would not be able to solve its financial problems if the listing should ...

  7. The case for a legal Link

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng I am behind the legal action brought by two public housing tenants to seek a judicial review on the government's move to have part of its assets listed on the exchange. ... Critics have argued that the legal action could tarnish Hong Kong's reputation as a financial centre. But they have turned a blind eye to the real danger that a lawsuit would still ...

  8. Father chopped son after argument

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyce Man joyce.hyman@scmp.com A construction worker who chopped his 18-year-old son in the head after an argument about the volume of a TV admitted wounding with intent. The District Court heard that Chan Sui, 57, attacked his son, Chan Ngok-kui, at thei ...

  9. Basic Law still decides Hong Kong immunity, Congo debt hearing told

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Basic Law is the reunification of the HKSAR to one country.' Pannick said 'restrictive immunity' came into effect while Hong Kong was under colonial rule and many of the House ... Chris Ip The Basic Law overrules any position Hong Kong may have had on state immunity before the handover, making the results of a landmark 1983 UK case void, the Court of Final Appeal ...

  10. Highest court should not be housed in Legislative Council building

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of make a fat living, laws that are discussed in an affected parlance and enshrouded in an outlandish tradition. The legal profession, both in Hong Kong and in Britain, will push ... in the heart of a commercial district and it is inconvenient to the public with convoys of criminals being taken to and from the building. The best locations for the High Court and the Court of Final ...




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