Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the opening ceremony of the legal year. Photo: Robert Ng Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the opening ceremony of the legal year. Photo: Robert Ng
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the opening ceremony of the legal year. Photo: Robert Ng
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Hong Kong’s chief justice sets up task force to speed up protest cases but hits back at critics who accuse courts of being slow

  • Panel will study how courts can cope with increased volume of cases brought about by unrest, Geoffrey Ma reveals
  • Ma sees the need to step up courts’ ability to deal with cases quickly, after protests which have led to 6,956 arrests and 1,051 prosecutions

Topic |   Law
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the opening ceremony of the legal year. Photo: Robert Ng Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the opening ceremony of the legal year. Photo: Robert Ng
Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma attends the opening ceremony of the legal year. Photo: Robert Ng
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