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Successful bilingual pilot scheme

IN the South China Morning Post editorial on January 10, you commended the Government for moving in the right direction by seeking to expand the use of Cantonese in legal proceedings, but at the same time urged the Legal Department to examine, as a matter of urgency, 'the

Saturday, 14 January, 1995, 12:00am

Bilingual charge sheet scheme to be expanded

THE use of bilingual charge sheets in police stations is to be expanded with the approved translation of 10 further ordinances.

This means 14 criminal statutes will feature in the trial programme running at Wong Tai Sin.

4 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Records set to be cleared

HUNDREDS of people convicted of a non-existent offence - unlawful possession of stolen goods - have been referred by Governor Chris Patten to the High Court to clear them of criminal records in one stroke.

26 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Omission opposed by police

LOANSHARKING, a fundamental source of finance for serious crime, has been controversially omitted from the Organised and Serious Crimes Bill.

It is understood police have recently been told the crime will not be subject to the bill's sweeping powers.

27 Jun 1994 - 12:00am