Secretary for Justice to visit Macau

The Secretary for Justice, Mr Rimsky Yuen, SC, will visit Macau tomorrow (June 25) to attend "Towards the Well-Being of the Child through the Hague Child Abduction and Protection of Children Conventions: An Asia Pacific Symposium".

Jointly organised by the Department of Justice, the Law Reform and International Law Bureau of the Macau Special Administrative Region and the Asia Pacific Regional Office of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, the symposium will bring together government and judiciary representatives, as well as legal professionals from Asia-Pacific countries and regions to share experiences and exchange views on the implementation of the Hague 1980 Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and 1996 Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children in their jurisdictions.

Mr Yuen will deliver opening remarks at the symposium and will meet with the symposium participants. He will return to Hong Kong tomorrow afternoon.

Ends/Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015