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Secretary for Justice

Who said it?

It's difficult to say whether the military is involved, but definitely his agenda suits the military and its historical control over power

Analyst Raza Rumi, on Pakistani religious scholar Tahirul Qadri's "Long March" rally

 

Monday, 14 January, 2013, 3:31am

Justice minister Yuen under pressure to spell out right of abode request

The justice minister is being pressed by the legal sector for details of an application to the top court for a referral to Beijing to clarify the Basic Law on who has right of abode here, before it is heard next month.

And the local government was also warned the request must be handled well - or the city's rule of law could be affected.

7 Jan 2013 - 5:44am

Honour for awards panel chief

Six people have won Hong Kong's highest honour - including the man who led the committee handing out the gongs.

Legal figures make up half the Grand Bauhinia Medal recipients, with Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li, Court of Final Appeal judge Mr Justice Kemal Bokhary and outgoing Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung all honoured.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Justice burns bright for top barristers

With the Olympic torch arriving in Hong Kong this week, five new 'torch-bearers of the barristers' profession' were appointed yesterday.

In a courtroom packed with family, friends and the region's top judges and lawyers, five new senior counsel were welcomed into what was dubbed 'the most exclusive club in Hong Kong'.

27 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

In the dock

The popularity ratings of Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung have reached an all-time low, according to a poll. Does this have wider implications and reflect growing public disquiet in the legal system? Write to us.

14 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Ministers' ratings are on the rise

The popularity of all ministers, except Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie, has climbed in the past month, results of an opinion poll indicated yesterday.

11 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report 'Old panel should pick new chief executive' on page A3 on Wednesday, the words in the description 'justice chief' for Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung Oi-sie were inadvertently transposed. The error was made in the sub-editing process.

18 Mar 2005 - 12:00am