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  1. Years of delays inevitable even without an appeal, says engineer

    Posted Mar 21st 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... apply for a further judicial review of the new proposals. 'If they come up with some new specification for the size of the reclamation, the society could say we don't agree ...

  2. Churches seek judicial review

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for a judicial review in the High Court, with the Town Planning Board as the proposed respondent. The churches are seeking permission to apply to the court to overturn decisions of the Town Planning ...

  3. Judicial reviews allow David a chance when taking on Goliath

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to your excellent articles ('Hearing impaired' and 'Judicial review legal aid bids on the rise', March 3). The rule of law is only a concept and law itself, without any means of enforcement and recourse to the law courts, is only words on paper. Therefore, the remedy of judicial reviews as a means to redress grievances by the public against ...

  4. Court agrees to judicial review of temporary reclamation

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The Society for Protection of the Harbour has been granted a judicial review over temporary reclamation work in Victoria Harbour. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann in the Court of First Instance said he considered the issue 'a matter of public importance'. He granted leave for the application on October 8. The judge asked the government's legal representative ...

  5. Harbour reclamation review sought

    Posted Nov 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Town Planning Board reverses its stance and seeks a rethink The Town Planning Board yesterday asked the government to conduct a comprehensive review of the planning ... on the three tests laid down in the High Court judgment on the judicial review on the outline zoning plan,' it said. The judicial review said reclamation must pass the tests of 'no viable ...

  6. Planning review vital, say architects

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai Planning and building regulations need to be thoroughly reviewed if the city's heritage is to be conserved, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects said. The government should ... As to finding new uses for preserved sites, the institute said the government must encourage this by reviewing building regulations. It warned sites could face demolition because of a failure to meet ...

  7. Four reclamations scrapped as two are put under review

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... But Michael Suen says the controversial Central-Wan Chai project will continue The government has dropped four proposed reclamation projects and is reviewing another two, Secretary ... also being reviewed with regard to their 'necessity and scope', Mr Suen said. But he said the government maintains that the reclamation work for the planned Central-Wan Chai bypass ...

  8. Consultation for Kai Tak must be reviewed

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cycle that culminated in the blueprint published yesterday began in 2004, after a court ruling on harbour reclamation prompted a review of previous plans. In the past two years, the Planning ... plans for the future of the Kai Tak site, while also maintaining social harmony. It is imperative that the government reviews its consultation model for Kai Tak to enhance its ability ...

  9. Review harbour plan before it's too late, say activists

    Posted Sep 07th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... the groundscraper is longer than the 88-storey Two IFC is tall, and can be up to four storeys high. The society believes that if the TPB reviews the plans, it would find there is excessive development, ...

  10. Business - Economy - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Hong Kong turns on fund pipeline in push for bigger basics

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... billion Express Rail Link, a high-speed railway linking Hong Kong to Shenzhen. The Northern Link and North Island Line projects are still under review, and a second stage of public consultation ...




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