Outgoing legal sector lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee yesterday expressed concern that a pro-establishment legislator may chair the Legislative Council's panel on legal affairs.Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 3:11am
Civic Party member Paul Zimmerman has begun his campaign as an independent candidate in September's legislative elections, which the party fears may hurt the chances of other members.
A copy of an e-mail from Zimmerman, obtained by the South China Morning Post and dated on Wednesday, shows that the Dutch-born Southern District councillor has begun asking for nominations.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A young barrister is preparing to fill the shoes of veteran legal sector lawmaker Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee.7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The rule of law in Hong Kong has not deteriorated despite interpretations of the Basic Law by Beijing, the new president of the Law Society says.
But Dieter Yih says another interpretation of the mini-constitution by the National People's Congress Standing Committee to curb the influx of mainland babies would be controversial.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Legal experts have questioned under what law the authorities might be able to take action against people peacefully displaying a Tibetan flag.
They also said any decision to try to stop the Tibetan flag, or any other flag, being displayed would be open to judicial review.25 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Torch-bearer lobbying a race to the last17 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Legal sector lawmaker and Civic Party member Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee is understood to be considering stepping down from her seat next term, but her party's inability to find another suitable candidate could persuade her to continue.5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
A Beijing-friendly party may contest the Legislative Council legal functional constituency in September's election, despite long-standing dominance of the sector by pan-democratic forces.25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am