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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Justice minister Yuen under pressure to spell out right of abode request

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... out' right of abode appeal The justice minister is being pressed by the legal sector for details of an application to the top court for a referral to Beijing to clarify the Basic Law on who has right of abode here, before it is heard next month. And the local government was also warned the request must be handled well- or the city's rule of law could be affected. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1121542/justice-minister-yuen-under-pressure-spell-out-right-abode-request
  4. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Top court rejects abode bid by Hong Kong-born girl

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:15pm by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com The Court of Final Appeal on Tuesday refused an application by an eight-year-old girl born locally to mainlanders to join the right of abode challenge mounted by foreign domestic helpers. Liang Wing-ki and her mother, Li Yinxian, worried that her right of abode would be affected after the government said it would request the top court to ask ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158936/top-court-rejects-abode-bid-hong-kong-born-girl
  5. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Court of Final Appeal to begin abode hearing

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... judicial go-round today. The Court of Final Appeal is due to begin hearing a challenge to the right of abode law, to determine whether foreign domestic helpers have the right to apply for permanent residency. The appeal may also reopen the case of whether children born locally to mainlanders have the right of abode they enjoy now. The government has asked the top court to seek a clarification ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1158543/top-court-begin-abode-hearing
  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Attack on pro-independence activist 'infringed his freedom of speech'

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 07:15pm by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Activist slap 'infringed free speech' An assault on a pro-independence activist who trespassed at a military barracks was nothing less than an infringement of the right to free speech, a magistrate said yesterday. Chan Ngok-yuen yesterday pleaded guilty to one count of common assault in Eastern Court, just metres from the spot where he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1557594/retired-man-admits-slapping-activists-who-entered-pla-barracks-outside-court
  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Former civil servant 'hurled abuse at Bangladeshi maid before assaulting her with hot water'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by CHRIS LAU

    ... whose medical reports showed she suffered blisters and peeling skin on her chest after the incident. Yesterday, Ma dedicated a large part of the time in court trying to get the details right ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557041/former-civil-servant-hurled-abuse-bangladeshi-maid-assaulting-her-hot
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Love children have rights to financial support, court rules

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Girl born to unmarried parents has right to maintenance- but HK$32m is 'too much' Love child has rights to financial support Children born out of wedlock have the same rights to maintenance as legitimate children despite their parents never having tied the knot, the Court of Appeal has ruled. The ruling means the Family Court could have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1526935/love-children-have-rights-financial-support-court-rules
  9. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    SHKP linked to family trust of defendant Thomas Chan

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:58pm by Stuart Lau, AUSTIN CHUI

    ... another effect," she said. "It absorbs oil." "Right, that's what you found in your experience," Macrae said amid laughter in the room, before adjourning the case ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1539827/shkp-linked-family-trust-defendant-thomas-chan
  10. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Son 'pressed police' to investigate doctor

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 02:50am by CHRIS LAU

    ... the officer had correctly understood him, and said even the youngest officer knew he did not have such influence. He said everyone had a right to complain to Legco. "What [Surman] described ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535755/son-pressed-police-investigate-doctor

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