The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Warton Li The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong justice department asks for greater role in suggesting punishments for certain offences

  • Deputy head of prosecution asks to drop rule forcing lawyers to refer only to well-established sentencing guidelines when judges are deciding punishment
  • But High Court judge says the current hearing is not the proper forum for discussing such a possibly monumental change to the legal system

Topic |   Hong Kong protests
The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Warton Li The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Warton Li
The High Court in Admiralty. Photo: Warton Li
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