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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Don't involve us in your fights, court tells Legco

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by JULIE CHU

    ... could challenge the president's decision by way of a judicial review. He questioned whether Tsang had the power to end the filibuster, a delaying tactic begun when lawmakers Wong Yuk-man ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    New-town fight raises intriguing legal issue

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com New-town fight raises intriguing legal issue Lawmaker Wong Yuk-man's legal challenge to a decision to fund preliminary work on new towns in the New Territories will not only put a hot issue under the legal spotlight; it will also pose interesting legal questions. That is because Wong's judicial review application names both ...

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    Academic weighs in on 'lenient' sentence

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Eddie Lee, Danny Mok

    ... Eddie Lee and Danny Mok Academic weighs in on 'lenient' sentence A mainland scholar has criticised as too lenient the sentence imposed by the Court of First Instance on lawmakers Wong Yuk-man and Albert Chan Wai-yip for unlawful assembly. The court on Monday quashed suspended jail sentences of six weeks for Wong and five weeks for Chan, suspended for 14 months, imposed ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Transgender marriage legal by July even if government misses deadline

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:22am by Phila Siu

    ... Wong Siu-chu, Lai's deputy, added that the court's ruling would "automatically come into effect and become law" in July, even if the amendment bill had not been passed. ...

  5. News - China - LAW

    Tougher laws for human trafficking proposal unites Hong Kong's NPC deputies

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:58am by Tanna Chong

    ... of children to 10 years in jail. The amendment, first raised by deputy Wong Ting-chung in 2013, seeks to amend article 241 of the Chinese Criminal Law. That article spells out penalties for sellers but leaves buyers largely immune. "The related departments will have to look into the problem and give us a reply within 90 days," Wong, a first-time NPC deputy, said on Monday. "We ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Former Hong Kong prosecutors defend management of Department of Justice

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 04:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... said it was the remarks about former secretary for justice Wong Yan-lung that disappointed her the most. "I respect Mr Wong a lot," she said. "Hong Kong was blessed to have such a dedicated man. I'm very disappointed with criticism of him. He attributes everything he regards as a problem to Mr Wong. But of course many high-ranking officials like to talk publicly about ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    HK$1.39b in criminal proceeds frozen; more punished for laundering

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, JEFFIE LAM

    ... officers had warned the arrestees at the scene." Icarus Wong Ho-yin of the Civil Human Rights Front said the police had tended in recent years to prosecute protesters under the Public Order Ordinance. "The ordinance is written in a very general way and demonstrators could be prosecuted easily even if they have done nothing violent," Wong said. On money laundering cases, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Zervos vs Cross: legal eagles clash over ICAC's probe of Donald Tsang

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... two holiday trips on private jets and two on yachts while in office. He also failed to declare plans to lease a Shenzhen penthouse from mainland tycoon Bill Wong Cho-bau at a bargain rent. ...

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    Judges may get freer hand in sentencing

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... consultation required serious consideration and a long overdue discussion on the topic. Linda Wong Sau-yung, executive director of the Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women, ... as most lawyers would argue. But from the viewpoint of most laymen, suspended sentences are no different from letting the offenders walk free," Wong said. "There are a lot of myths ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Three women among eight new senior counsel

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... the senior counsel to take up legal-aid cases at least once a year, and warned them against disliking less pleasant or decent clients. The other new members are Paul Lam Ting-kwok, Wesley Wong Wai-chung, Simon Tam Man-fai, Dr William Wong Ming-fung and Mark Strachen. Wesley Wong and Tam serve in the Justice Department. ...




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