Appeal against CFI's refusal to grant interim injunction relating to a song: publication of relevant document

  The Department of Justice filed an application on August 7 for leave to appeal against the decision of the Court of First Instance (CFI) of the High Court made on July 28 to refuse granting an interim injunction for prohibiting four classes of unlawful acts relating to a song. The CFI made an order (Court Order) on August 8 granting leave to the Secretary for Justice to serve the relevant court papers by way of substituted service.

  Pursuant to the Court Order, a copy of the summons for leave to appeal has been uploaded today (August 9) to the websites of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Police Force. Members of the public may access the following websites or scan the QR code (attached) to download the relevant document:

Ends/Wednesday, August 9, 2023