Whether ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung enjoys immunity over allegations he created a disturbance at Legco in 2016 is at the heart of a case being tried at Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal. Photo: Edmond So Whether ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung enjoys immunity over allegations he created a disturbance at Legco in 2016 is at the heart of a case being tried at Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal. Photo: Edmond So
Whether ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung enjoys immunity over allegations he created a disturbance at Legco in 2016 is at the heart of a case being tried at Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal. Photo: Edmond So

Appeal court tackles Legco immunity as Hong Kong prosecutors renew push to try ousted lawmaker for disturbance

  • ‘Disorder in the house can be properly dealt with in the house’, defence counsel Margaret Ng says in arguing for absolute privilege
  • Court’s decision will have major implications for other opposition lawmakers facing similar charges related to interrupting legislative meetings

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Whether ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung enjoys immunity over allegations he created a disturbance at Legco in 2016 is at the heart of a case being tried at Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal. Photo: Edmond So Whether ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung enjoys immunity over allegations he created a disturbance at Legco in 2016 is at the heart of a case being tried at Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal. Photo: Edmond So
Whether ousted lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung enjoys immunity over allegations he created a disturbance at Legco in 2016 is at the heart of a case being tried at Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal. Photo: Edmond So
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