Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the ceremonial opening of the 2019 legal year at City Hall in Central. Photo: Robert Ng

Hong Kong’s top judge Geoffrey Ma reveals plan for changes to procedures as soaring number of refugee claims puts extra strain on stretched courts

  • Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma raised issue while giving his address at the opening of the 2019 legal year
  • Applications received by Court of First Instance increased from 60 in 2016 to about 2,900 last year
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the ceremonial opening of the 2019 legal year at City Hall in Central. Photo: Robert Ng
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