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  1. Girl guides to discuss waiving age limit for chief

    Posted Oct 13th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... is currently applicable to the election of its chief commissioner. The controversial meeting has been made necessary because two individuals asked a court to become involved with the matter of a chief commissioner who was elected to her post while over that age limit. The Court of First Instance yesterday rejected a request for a judicial review from the two individuals, who are not parents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/727304/girl-guides-discuss-waiving-age-limit-chief
  2. Graft probe for senior court official

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... should wait and see reports from state media.' Ou's personal details and job description have been removed from the court's official website, although his picture remains online. ... He Huifeng A top-level official of the Higher People's Court of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region is being investigated for corruption. Ou Shaoxuan, vice-president of the court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695525/graft-probe-senior-court-official
  3. Rail funding may still be delayed even if lawmakers vote today

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Anita Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Kwok-hung and Wong Yuk-man, spent hours last night studying the wording of their questions in order to avoid repetition. The committee's rules state that its chairwoman has no right to stop ... The Court of First Instance usually grants a hearing within days in cases of pressing public interest such as this one. Opponents can also challenge the validity of a vote before announcement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/703676/rail-funding-may-still-be-delayed-even-if-lawmakers-vote-today
  4. Legislators fear court review may hamper minibond inquiry

    Posted Jul 16th 2009, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... witnesses and demand documents. The Court of First Instance on Tuesday granted leave for a judicial review of those powers. The review was sought by the chairman and executive director of New World ... review, some lawmakers on the subcommittee expressed concern that bankers called to testify in the minibond inquiry could refuse to appear, citing the developer's court case. Ip Wai-ming, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686959/legislators-fear-court-review-may-hamper-minibond-inquiry
  5. Judges in Beijing court take extra half-day off

    Posted May 01st 2009, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan A court in Beijing closed yesterday as judges and court officials decided to take an extra half-day off ahead of the Labour Day holiday which starts today. The decision triggered protests by dozens of lawyers and parties involved in cases, a lawyer who protested outside the Haidian District Court told the South China Morning Post. 'I called a court employee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678701/judges-beijing-court-take-extra-half-day
  6. 'More officers to appeal' in light of ruling

    Posted Mar 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Wu Civil service groups said more officers will appeal against disciplinary rulings after the Court of Final Appeal ruled that a police regulation that barred an officer from being ... the court's ruling, but they expressed concern over introducing court procedures into internal hearings. Mr Ngai and Li Kwai-yin, deputy secretary general of the Chinese Civil Servants' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/674768/more-officers-appeal-light-ruling
  7. Guangzhou industrial disputes soar in 2008

    Posted Feb 26th 2009, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... to the city's top court official. In her annual report released yesterday, Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court president Wu Shujian said the court accepted 4,324 industrial dispute cases last ... events'- a euphemism on the mainland for social unrest such as protests- had also increased during the year. She said the court had resolved about 2,000 group-action cases involving at least 50 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671234/guangzhou-industrial-disputes-soar-2008
  8. Principal hits out at judge after bid to save school is rejected

    Posted Aug 10th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Sara Bradford

    ... Sara Bradford and Polly Hui He attacks reasoning behind the decision and says court failed to consider the needs of parents The High Court was criticised yesterday for not taking ... an 80-hour hunger strike in January to protest against the Education and Manpower Bureau's decision, said he was gravely disappointed that the court ruled against the bureau's need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/466095/principal-hits-out-judge-after-bid-save-school-rejected
  9. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Life in the courts plunges you into an embrace with every aspect of human fortitude and frailty Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, sitting in a Hong Kong court for the last time Next year I will turn 80, God willing. 'I'm not all that old,' I told my youngest colleague US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg We want those responsible for the abortion to be charged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005364/who-said-it
  10. Rule of law's shocking absence laid bare

    Posted Jul 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... was somehow tried by the Ye county court in August 2003. The state-owned Banyuetan magazine reported that the death sentence imposed by the Pingdingshan court in August 2004 came after a city-level ... by political influence. The directive of mainland courts since Supreme People's Court chief Wang Shengjun took office in 2007 has been 'to serve the party, the people and the law'. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1005870/rule-laws-shocking-absence-laid-bare

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