Concern groups march to Central Government Offices in 2016 to protest against the dropping of charge against the former head of Bridge of Rehabilitation care home in Kwai Chung, who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman under his care. Revised hearsay laws may not have seen the case dropped. Photo: Jonathan Wong/SCMP

Hong Kong laws must keep up with the times

The relaxation of the hearsay rule is a case of better late than never. In future, reforms of this kind must be implemented faster to ensure that justice is not delayed – or denied

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Concern groups march to Central Government Offices in 2016 to protest against the dropping of charge against the former head of Bridge of Rehabilitation care home in Kwai Chung, who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman under his care. Revised hearsay laws may not have seen the case dropped. Photo: Jonathan Wong/SCMP
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