Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng with Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Geoffrey Ma at the Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2019 in City Hall. Photo: Robert Ng Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng with Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Geoffrey Ma at the Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2019 in City Hall. Photo: Robert Ng
Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng with Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Geoffrey Ma at the Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2019 in City Hall. Photo: Robert Ng

National anthem being played at swearing-in ceremonies for judges will not affect judicial independence, says Hong Kong chief justice

  • Speaking after a ceremony marking the opening of the 2019 legal year, Geoffrey Ma says both foreign and local appointees will swear the same oath
  • Ma also says attacks on judges are unacceptable

Topic |   Law
Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng with Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Geoffrey Ma at the Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2019 in City Hall. Photo: Robert Ng Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng with Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Geoffrey Ma at the Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2019 in City Hall. Photo: Robert Ng
Secretary for Justice Teresa Cheng with Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal Geoffrey Ma at the Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2019 in City Hall. Photo: Robert Ng
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