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Announcement by Judiciary
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary: Preparation for Court Resumption The Judiciary announced today (February 27) that it will, starting from March 2, adopt a progressive and staggered approach to pave the way for the orderly resumption of proceedings and re-opening of court registries/offices for all levels of courts/tribunals in March, if the prevailing public health situation
Hong Kong’s Information Services Department
In Hong Kong, judicial independence is both mandated and guaranteed under the Basic Law. The judicial power, including that of final adjudication, enjoyed by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region under the Basic Law is exercised by the Judiciary independently, free from any interference, as Articles 2, 19 and 85 of the Basic Law provide.
Judicial review in Hong Kong
Judicial review in Hong Kong is conducted according to the Constitutional and Administrative Law List (Practice Direction 26.1). It comprises two different aspects: firstly, judicial review of domestic legislation as to their compatibility with the Basic Law (“constitutional review”); secondly, judicial review of administrative decisions under administrative law (“administrative review”).

Hong Kong judges battle Beijing on rule of law as virus …

The judiciary is now at the heart of the battle over Hong Kong’s autonomy. These conflicts are playing out largely behind the scenes in the rarefied atmosphere of the city’s judicial corridors.

Hong Kong judiciary says courts will withhold details on …

 · Hong Kong’s courts have stopped providing reporters with personal details of those facing trial and the police officers handling their cases, on the day the city’s leader said journalists should not enjoy “privilege”. According to a statement from the judiciary on Wednesday, the city’s courts have begun redacting ID card numbers, addresses and dates of birth of defendants in

Hong Kong judiciary says courts will withhold details on …

 · Hong Kong judiciary says courts will withhold details on defendants and police from reporters, day after city’s leader warned against ‘weaponisation’ of personal information 2 hrs ago
District Court (Hong Kong)
The District Court is the lower court system in Hong Kong, having both criminal and civil jurisdictions. It is located in the Wanchai Law Courts, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road.In the past there were six district courts, namely Victoria, Kowloon, Fanling, Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun and Sha Tin, before being amalgamated and moved to the same location in March 1991.
Jurisdiction ·

司法委員會 The Judicial Committee – 中大學生會司法委員會官方 …

The Judicial Committee is the independent judiciary of the Student Union of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. It hears all disputes within the Union and has constitutional duty to defend the Union Constitution and the rights of the Union Members. We are in

Henry Litton’s law: Hong Kong judges must put common …

The judiciary would have to balance and accommodate both Hong Kong’s aspirations for a free society and Beijing’s anxieties about the regime’s security. By early September, he was taking his

Hong Kong’s independent judiciary braced for Beijing …

Beijing is expected to target Hong Kong’s independent judiciary as it tightens control over the territory’s institutions, according to Philip Dykes, head of the city’s bar association. As

Future of Hong Kong: Beijing targets independent …

 · Hong Kong barrister Erik Shum said, in general, there has been no evidence so far of direct interference with the judiciary, but that the national security law presented a “serious handicap

Hong Kong’s judges voice fears over China influence in …

As Hong Kong’s judges and senior lawyers paraded in ceremonial wigs and gowns on Jan 8 to mark the start of the legal year, anxieties over China’s growing reach into the city’s

In Full: Hong Kong judiciary has set up ‘task force’ to …

Hong Kong’s top judge said on Monday that the judiciary has set up a task force to examine how the courts can cope with the sharp rise in criminal trials related to the ongoing citywide protests

Hong Kong courts free of government meddling, justice …

 · Cheng said she supported Sumption’s remarks that the “permanent judiciary of Hong Kong is completely committed to judicial independence and the rule of law”, and “[the] Chinese and Hong
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Hong Kong judiciary rebuffs Beijing loyalist Elizabeth Quat on …

Hong Kong’s judiciary has dismissed the suggestion of setting up a council to determine sentences in criminal cases, saying that the sentencing process is an essential part of judicial independence. The proposal came from the pro-Beijing camp, where of the