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  1. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA DISASTER INQUIRY

    Charges bedevil ferry report's release

    Posted Apr 20th 2013, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Government seeks legal advice on publication of findings in light of possible manslaughter trial Charges bedevil ferry report's release ... to be taken to the High Court and for a trial before the jury. The government should therefore be careful in considering how to release the report because it might contain information ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Lamma ferry manslaughter case adjourned until June

    Posted May 09th 2013, 11:36am by Simpson Cheung

    ... trial next time, before they enter their plea. The pair was granted bail. Hongkong Electric’s Lamma IV collided with Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry’s Sea Smooth on October 1 off Lamma Island when ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry crash inquiry to start next week, Justice Michael Lunn says

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... for an adjournment because premature release of information could affect the police investigation into the collision, which led to the deaths of 39 ferry passengers, and a possible criminal trial ... pointed out that Zervos had said only that there was a "possibility" of further inquiries by the police that "might be affected". Dealing with the effect on a trial, he said ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Lamma ferry disaster inquiry opens with minute's silence

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 05:06pm by Simpson Cheung

    ... members arrested. Zervos said the ongoing police probe and possible criminal trial could be affected by the premature release of information into the public domain during the commission’s hearing. ... on December 17 when only the afternoon session was available. The hearing will be open to the public and conducted in English. Mr Justice Lunn noted the hearing was not a trial and would not determine ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA TRAGEDY

    Lamma ferry inquiry report blasts Marine Department

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 05:37pm by Simpson Cheung

    ... with the responsibilities of the two coxswains involved in the October 1 crash- both of whom have been charged with manslaughter- was redacted to avoid influencing their trials. Secretary for Transport and Housing ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry crash crew may face charges of manslaughter

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Phila Siu

    ... to charge the seven arrested crew members from the Lamma IV and Sea Smooth. He said the police investigation and possible criminal trial, which might be heard before a jury, could be affected ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry disaster survivors, families considering civil suit

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung, Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser and Simpson Cheung Ferry crash families, in private meeting with justice officials, asks what effect criminal trial may have on lawsuit against those responsible Survivors, families consider civil suit Ferry disaster survivors, families consider civil suit Survivors and grieving relatives of the 39 people who died in Hong Kong's worst ferry disaster in decades ...



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