Hong Kong’s courts have fallen behind other jurisdictions in accepting electronic legal papers. Photo: EPA Hong Kong’s courts have fallen behind other jurisdictions in accepting electronic legal papers. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong’s courts have fallen behind other jurisdictions in accepting electronic legal papers. Photo: EPA

Hong Kong judiciary moves a step closer to becoming paperless with bill on use of digital documents expected in legislature within weeks

  • Long-awaited Court Proceedings (Electronic Technology) Bill gazetted, seven years after the judiciary conducted the first study on the issue in 2012
  • Move will allow the city to draw level with regional competitor Singapore

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hong Kong’s courts have fallen behind other jurisdictions in accepting electronic legal papers. Photo: EPA Hong Kong’s courts have fallen behind other jurisdictions in accepting electronic legal papers. Photo: EPA
Hong Kong’s courts have fallen behind other jurisdictions in accepting electronic legal papers. Photo: EPA
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