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  1. Duty left undone

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... day? This is an obligation of the government's- as much a duty as implementing Article 23 legislation. Why isn't the administration living up to its obligation? Since 1997, ... Council was little more than a rubber stamp. Sad to say, there are members of this august body who do not seem to mind being a rubber stamp. After all, if certain legislators absent themselves ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    More questions raised over Franklin Lam's flat sales

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com More queries raised over Franklin Lam's flat sales More questions have been raised about executive councillor Franklin Lam Fan-keung's property dealings after it emerged that a flat he sold in Mid-Levels involved no ...

  3. All need to pull together to stamp out fakes

    Posted May 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the problem. The Customs Department has a duty to crack down on counterfeit goods, but customs officials say they do not have enough people to handle the job. The prevalence of fakes has a negative ... to avoid liability, the court should vigilantly scrutinise these before upholding their validity. The network operators owe a duty to the public to ensure the quality and maturity ...

  4. E-signatures get stamp of approval

    Posted Aug 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are violated. Government departments will also be held responsible if they fail their supervision duties. The law also grants legal status to electronic contracts with public utilities, which ...

  5. Former URA director jailed 15 months for fraud and bribery

    Posted Feb 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong A former executive director of the Urban Renewal Authority, Russel Hui, and his business partner were jailed yesterday for failing to pay almost HK$500,000 in stamp duty ... for nine flats. Hui's business partner, Mok-king-yu, 50, was jailed for 12 months on a joint conspiracy charge. Sentencing the pair, Deputy Judge David Dufton said the Stamp Duty Ordinance ...

  6. Lawyer admits stealing from clients

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... and the stamp duty payment, which the firm had to pay to the Inland Revenue Department to register the properties in the names of Leung's companies. Leung later found out that Pang had not made the payments. As a result, he instructed another firm of solicitors to settle the stamp duty payments of HK$784,850 and HK$336,850 before their respective deadlines. In June 2005, Pang's firm ...

  7. League head faces trial for assault

    Posted Feb 06th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... To, a Wong Tai Sin district councillor, pleaded not guilty in Eastern Court to one count of assaulting a police officer in the execution of his duty. Goods vehicle driver Tsang Chi-keung, 44, ... vehicle, stamped on it, and chanted slogans loudly while he held up two flags. The trio are scheduled to appear in court again on March 12 for a pretrial review in preparation for trial ...

  8. Doctor felt no duty to expose staff fraud

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the money to replace the funds, a court heard yesterday. John Wong, 71, was heard telling investigators that it was not his duty to expose his subordinate in a video played at the District Court, ... this.' He had 'no duty' to do so, he added. The ICAC also alleges that Wong directed HK$731,347 from the centre's bank accounts to pay the salary and other expenses of a domestic ...

  9. Striking a balance

    Posted Nov 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are usually between 0.4 and 0.5 per cent of the sale price and are payable by the vendor. On the legal side, conveyancing fees are generally regarded as negotiable. Singapore stamp duty ...

  10. Courts have duty to monitor projects

    Posted Oct 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... understand the issues and had been persuaded by other people to go ahead. But the courts have a duty to ensure the government is operating lawfully and there was clearly sufficient merit in the case ...




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