The Court of Final Appeal reiterated the importance of procedural fairness in the elections process in a ruling on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang The Court of Final Appeal reiterated the importance of procedural fairness in the elections process in a ruling on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Court of Final Appeal reiterated the importance of procedural fairness in the elections process in a ruling on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong’s top court reiterates need for electoral officials to uphold procedural fairness in ruling on ousted lawmaker’s appeal application

  • Court rejects argument that the disqualified candidate would have been barred anyway
  • The irregularity in deciding to summarily throw out the candidacy went to the heart of process’ integrity, regardless of the outcome

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The Court of Final Appeal reiterated the importance of procedural fairness in the elections process in a ruling on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang The Court of Final Appeal reiterated the importance of procedural fairness in the elections process in a ruling on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Court of Final Appeal reiterated the importance of procedural fairness in the elections process in a ruling on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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