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  1. News - Hong Kong - ALL AROUND TOWN

    When right to occupy met right of abode

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Gary Cheung

    ... When right to occupy met right of abode Participation in politics comes at a price. And for Robert Chow Yung, now leading the anti-Occupy Central crusade with gusto, it may well cost him the right of abode in Britain. It all started when a woman phoned in to a radio talk show last week running down Chow's self-professed loyalty to China. He said his right to live in Britain, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562858/when-right-occupy-met-right-abode
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    15 years on, landmark court ruling on right of abode still reverberates

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 02:01pm by Cliff Buddle

    ... Cliff Buddle Cliff Buddle says the years have proved, since the 1999 right of abode ruling, that our rights can be protected under the Basic Law A court's duty This week marks ... 1999, is best remembered for the turbulent events it set in motion. The impact of the ruling and its aftermath are still being felt today. This case concerning the right of abode came at a time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1416538/15-years-landmark-court-ruling-right-abode-still
  3. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Right of abode? What about the right to wear wigs, ask lawyers

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu and Patsy Moy

    ... Stuart Lau, Austin Chiu and Patsy Moy Law Society keen to preserve time-honoured tradition Big wigs keen to preserve time-honoured tradition Litigation over the right of abode may ... as April- alongside their barrister counterparts. Other than judges, only barristers have the right to wear the 17th-century horsehair attire. Stephen Hung Wan-shun, chairman of the Law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1128160/right-abode-what-about-right-wear-wigs-ask-lawyers
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Hong Kong's immigration department challenges boy’s right to abode ruling

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Immigration challenges abode ruling A British-born boy who was granted the right of abode by a Hong Kong tribunal is expected to see his case go before ... two elder sisters and brother were born between 1995 and 1999 in Riyadh and Taiwan. All three have the right of abode in Hong Kong as granted by the department, the papers show. His mother ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1308524/hong-kongs-immigration-department-challenges-boys-right-abode-ruling
  5. News - Hong Kong

    Top court asked to seek Beijing's advice in abode case

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 07:32pm by Lai Ying-ki

    ... issues relating to two right of abode cases. Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung said the government wanted a clarification of how much binding power the opinion of a Beijing-appointed 1996 preparatory committee – mentioned in the 1999 interpretation – would have on right of abode cases relating to foreign domestic helpers and babies born to mainlanders in Hong Kong. Yuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1104609/top-court-asked-seek-beijings-advice-abode-case
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Tensions run high at Legco debate on right of abode

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 06:56pm by JOANNA CHIU

    ... Joanna Chiu Lawmakers debated the next step to take in addressing the right of abode issue on Friday morning, voting narrowly against further discussing the matter until the Court of Final ... move. “The requirements for right of abode are outlined in Article 24 of the Basic Law,” he said. “Hong Kong has the right to determine who can be a resident of the city. It has nothing to do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1105493/tensions-run-high-legco-debate-right-abode
  7. Foreign helpers know right from the start they will not get right of abode

    Posted Aug 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... but isn't it unconvincing when they know right from the start that their stay will not be counted towards permanent residence? There is no question of racism here. Any nationality be it Filipino ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/975602/foreign-helpers-know-right-start-they-will-not-get-right-abode
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Right of abode settled, for now

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial Right of abode settled, for now The right-of-abode ruling by the city's top court appears to have spared Hong Kong a crisis, at least for the time being. Court of Final Appeal ruled that foreign domestic helpers had no right to claim permanent residency. The decision quashed the hopes of hundreds of thousands who may have wanted to settle here. The court also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1199763/right-abode-settled-now
  9. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Top court to give landmark judgment on right of abode issues

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com Top court to rule on right of abode Hong Kong's top court will hand down a landmark judgment today with far-reaching implications on right-of-abode ... the right-of-abode issues concerning both domestic helpers and children born here to mainland parents. Critics say it threatens Hong Kong's judicial autonomy. Two law professors say that if the top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1198930/top-court-give-landmark-judgment-right-abode-issues
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Request for Beijing's view on right of abode may have wider effect, government admits

    Posted Feb 28th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com QC for government admits broader implication for right of abode but says it is necessary to seek Beijing’s clarification WIDER IMPACT OF BEIJING REFERRAL ... on foreign domestic workers' right of abode, the government has admitted. Barrister David Pannick QC, for the government, made the comment yesterday, on the second day of an appeal lodged by two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1160388/request-beijings-view-right-abode-may-have-wider-effect-government

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