Hong Kong courts have proposed the use of remote hearings for certain criminal trials. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong courts have proposed the use of remote hearings for certain criminal trials. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong courts propose remote hearings for certain criminal trials, punishments for recording or broadcasting sessions

  • Consultation paper by city’s judiciary suggests expanding use of remote hearings beyond civil cases, with proposed bill open to public input until September 22
  • Defendants making first appearance before magistrate will still be expected to physically show up at court

Hong Kong courts have proposed the use of remote hearings for certain criminal trials. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong courts have proposed the use of remote hearings for certain criminal trials. Photo: Sam Tsang
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