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Rimsky Yuen

Rimsky Yuen to 'follow up' on extradition deal with Macau

Hong Kong's justice chief says he will work towards an agreement for the extradition of criminals between Hong Kong and Macau.

Tuesday, 8 January, 2013, 6:04am

Hong Kong's judicial independence at risk, warn pan-democrats

The decision by the government to invite the Court of Final Appeal to refer the right of abode issue to Beijing has been condemned as a "very inappropriate" move that endangers judicial independence.

14 Dec 2012 - 3:50am 2 comments

Justice Secretary Rimsky Yuen rejects call for Chinese-only appeal judges

The city's justice minister dismissed suggestions that all Court of Final Appeal judges should be Chinese nationals, as this would "unduly restrict" the talent available for appointment.

7 Nov 2012 - 3:46am

Hong Kong's justice minister says he will safeguard judicial independence

Hong Kong's justice minister yesterday refused to comment directly on a warning delivered by one of its most senior judges that "clouds heralding a storm of unprecedented ferocity" were gathering over the rule of law in the city.

28 Oct 2012 - 1:46pm 1 comment

Mainland baby issue a top concern for minister

Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung said yesterday that resolving legal issues regarding babies born to mainland mothers in Hong Kong would be a top priority in his five-year term.

But he said seeking an interpretation of Basic Law clauses covering those issues was not an appropriate solution.

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

New justice secretary quits mainland post

The incoming secretary for justice, Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung, has resigned from his post on the Guangdong government's advisory body after being named in Leung Chun-ying's cabinet yesterday.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Possible justice chief set for role

Former Bar Association chairman Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung says he is prepared to quit his post on the Guangdong government's advisory body, as speculation mounts that he will be the new justice secretary.

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Barristers to study legality of advert ban

Bar Council acts after appeal court ruling in favour of doctors

Barristers are looking into whether the ban on them advertising is against the law and should be relaxed after appeal judges ruled that a similar ban on doctors' advertising infringed their freedom of expression.

15 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Politics exacts price for lawyer

Civic Party legislator and former Bar chairman Ronny Tong Ka-wah yesterday said he had lost 90 per cent of his legal business since he was elected to the Legislative Council and labelled an opposition politician.

27 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Bar chief's role demands sensitivity

With the exception of the three pro-Beijing daily newspapers, Hong Kong's mainstream press usually pays scant attention to the proceedings of the Guangdong provincial Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Yet it was no surprise that the appointment of Bar Association chairman Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung to the provincial advisory body hit the headlines last week.

20 Jan 2008 - 12:00am