Scott Adams and Angus Leung (right) won their court battle in June 2019. A judge on Friday urged the government to backdate the benefits they and colleagues are now entitled to. Photo: AP

Hong Kong government urged by Court of Final Appeal to backdate benefits to 2017 after gay civil servant Angus Leung wins landmark LGBT case

  • City’s most senior judges tell officials ‘fairness’ should drive them to make retrospective payments to same-sex couples
  • Final judgment delivered in long-running battle to give gay couples same rights as heterosexual colleagues in civil service
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Scott Adams and Angus Leung (right) won their court battle in June 2019. A judge on Friday urged the government to backdate the benefits they and colleagues are now entitled to. Photo: AP
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