Protesters hold up placards picturing Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng at a rally on December 23, calling on the minister to explain the justice department’s reasons for not prosecuting former chief executive Leung Chun-ying over the UGL payment. Photo: Winson Wong
Tony Kwok
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Tony Kwok

Facts matter in the case on CY Leung’s UGL payment. Critics should not just pick on procedural matters

  • Tony Kwok says criticism that the justice department did not seek private counsel should not overlook the lack of evidence to prosecute in the first place
  • Not only was there no conflict of interest to warrant ‘briefing out’ the case, but outside legal advice was already available to the case as part of due process

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Protesters hold up placards picturing Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng at a rally on December 23, calling on the minister to explain the justice department’s reasons for not prosecuting former chief executive Leung Chun-ying over the UGL payment. Photo: Winson Wong
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