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Notable Judicial Decisions involving the Government

Criminal cases

No. Case Name Case Number Subject Matter Involved Date of Decision
or Reasons
for Decision
1.
HKSAR v. LEE KWOK-WAH FRANCIS
Unlawful sexual intercourse with girl under 16 etc, committed outside Hong Kong
03 Dec 2012
2.
HKSAR v. CHOW KAM-WAH
Procurement to do unlawful sexual act by false pretences/Rape
30 Nov 2012
3.
HKSAR v. HUI PO-KEUNG AND ANOTHER
Fraud
29 Nov 2012
4.
HKSAR v. TSANG WAI-LUM WAYLAND AND OTHERS
Conspiracy to defraud & Conspiracy to commit money laundering
28 Nov 2012
5.
HKSAR v. KAN BRIAN PING-CHEE
Corrupt conduct at an election
23 Nov 2012
6.
HKSAR v. CHAN CHI-WAN STEPHEN AND ANOTHER
Conspiracy to induce an agent to accept advantage
21 Nov 2012
7.
A v. COMMISSIONER OF THE ICAC
Power of ICAC to obtain information
13 Nov 2012
8.
HKSAR v. WONG YUK-MAN AND OTHERS
Delivering messages for transmission by unlicensed means of telecommunications
13 Nov 2012
9.
HKSAR v. LAU HON-KEUNG
Money laundering
08 Nov 2012
10.
HKSAR v. SARKUNA
Sentencing – Eligibility of foreign prisoner for release under supervision schemes
07 Nov 2012
HKSAR v. MATSUDA KENICHI
11.
HKSAR v. CHAU PAK-KIN
Conspiracy to obtain services by deception
22 Oct 2012
12.
HKSAR v. LEUNG KWOK-WAH AND OTHERS
Taking part in unlawful assembly
19 Oct 2012
13.
HKSAR v. WONG WING-SHUN AND MOK CHI-LING
Money laundering
25 Sep 2012
14.
HKSAR v. DU JUN
Insider Dealing
20 Sep 2012
15.
HKSAR v. LI SUI-HEUNG
Double murder
11 Sep 2012
16.
HKSAR v. AU WING-KIT
Sexually abusing young girls
03 Sep 2012
17.
HKSAR v. YU MI-YING AND ANOTHER
Music/Singing in pleasure ground
31 Aug 2012
18.
HKSAR v. NGAN LAK-KWONG
Murder - Provocation
15 Aug 2012
19.
HKSAR v. CHOW NOK-HANG AND ANOTHER
Disorderly conduct in public place
20 Jul 2012
20.
SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. LEE YORK-FAI AND OTHERS
Large scale corrupt conduct at election
18 Jul 2012
HKSAR v. CHIANG SAI-CHEONG AND OTHERS
21.
HKSAR v. LAW CHUN-MAN
Arson – sentencing – factors for consideration
13 Jul 2012
22.
HKSAR v. KONG PUI-LAM AND ANOTHER
Murder – voir dire
06 Jul 2012
23.
HKSAR v. CHAN PAK-HOE PABLO
Insider Dealing – Magistrate’s jurisdiction to review sentence
05 Jul 2012
24.
HKSAR v. CHIU HIN-CHUNG AND ANOTHER
Disorderly conduct in public place
14 Jun 2012
25.
HKSAR v. NG KA KI ROBERT AND OTHERS
Acceptance of advantage/conspiracy to defraud/money laundering
30 May 2012
26.
HKSAR v. FU KOR-KUEN PATRICK AND ANOTHER
False trading
24 May 2012
27.
HKSAR v. MUHAMMAD RIAZ KHAN
Conspiracy to traffic in dangerous drugs
22 May 2012
28.
HKSAR v. WONG SUI-CHING
Criminal damage – Meaning of “property belonging to another”
16 May 2012
29.
HKSAR v. LEE WAN-KONG AND OTHERS
Murder – accomplice, triad and identification evidence
27 Apr 2012
30.
HKSAR v. JOHN WONG
Misconduct in public office/False accounting
19 Apr 2012
31.
HKSAR v WONG LINKAY
Misconduct in public office
02 Apr 2012
32.
HKSAR v. LEE TO-NEI
Possessing goods with forged trademarks for sale
30 Mar 2012
HKSAR v. LAU HOK TUNG AND OTHERS
33.
HKSAR v. YEUNG WAI, BIRNEY
Attempting to pervert course of public justice
02 Mar 2012
HKSAR v. WONG CHI WAI, PHILIP
34.
HKSAR v. LO WAI YAN WINNIE
Maintenance and champerty
23 Feb 2012
35.
HKSAR v. KULEMESIN YURIY AND OTHERS
Endangering the safety of others at sea
15 Feb 2012
36.
HKSAR v. CHUNG YUET-SHEUNG LORRAIN
Fraud – Theft - Functus officio
03 Feb 2012
37.
HKSAR v. BOMA AMASO
Money laundering
01 Feb 2012
38.
HKSAR v. OKAFOR PETER ERIC NWABUNWANNE
Trafficking in a dangerous drug
27 Jan 2012
39.
HKSAR v. VIVIENNE WEE AND OTHERS
Conspiracy to defraud/ money laundering
27 Jan 2012
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Civil cases

No. Case Name Case Number Subject Matter Involved Date of Decision
or Reasons
for Decision
1.
BEST ORIGIN LTD v. COMMISSIONER OF RATING AND VALUATION
Government Rent
21 Dec 2012
2.
CHONG WAI LEE, CHARLES AND ANOTHER v. INSIDER DEALING TRIBUNAL AND ANOTHER
Insider Dealing Tribunal - Insider Dealing
17 Dec 2012
3.
GHULAM RBANI v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE for and on behalf of THE DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - detention
04 Dec 2012
4.
AVIATION FUEL SUPPLY CO v. COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE
Taxation - chargeability of accelerated payment
04 Dec 2012
5.
RE DAVID PERRY QC
Admission of Counsel - criteria
23 Nov 2012
6.
KOON WING YEE v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Insider Dealing Tribunal - Order Registration
16 Nov 2012
7.
SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT AND OTHERS
Election Petition - Chief Executive
13 Nov 2012
HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT v. LEUNG CHUN YING AND ANOTHER
LEUNG CHUN YING v. HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT AND ANOTHER
HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT v. LEUNG CHUN YING AND ANOTHER
HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT v. LEUNG CHUN YING AND ANOTHER
LEUNG CHUN YING v. HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT AND ANOTHER
8.
RE LEUNG CHUN YING
Election Return - Correction - Relief
10 Oct 2012
9.
HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT v. LEUNG CHUN YING AND ANOTHER
Election Petition - Chief Executive
05 Oct 2012
10.
HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT v. LEUNG CHUN YING AND ANOTHER
Election Petition - Chief Executive
12 Sep 2012
11.
NICE CHEER INVESTMENT LTD v. COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE
Taxation - Chargeability of Unrealised Gains
19 Jun 2012
12.
LEUNG CHI KEUNG v. MARKET MISCONDUCT TRIBUNAL AND ANOTHER
Market Miscondut Tribunal - Connected Person
18 Apr 2012
13.
GHULAM RBANI v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE for and on behalf of the DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - detention
28 Mar 2012
14.
FULLY PROFIT (ASIA) LTD v. THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE for and on behalf of the DIRECTOR OF LANDS
Government Lease Restrictions
18 Jan 2012
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Judicial review cases

No. Case Name Case Number Subject Matter Involved Date of Decision
or Reasons
for Decision
1.
UBAMAKA EDWARD WILSON v. SECRETARY FOR SECURITY AND ANOTHER
Immigration - deportation
21 Dec 2012
2.
MA v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - torture claim
27 Nov 2012
GA v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
PA v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
FI v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
JA v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
3.
TK v. MICHAEL C JENKINS, ESQ
Immigration - torture claim
21 Nov 2012
4.
BUILDING AUTHORITY v. APPEAL TRIBUNAL (BUILDINGS)
Appeal Tribunal (Buildings) - Disapproval of Plans
19 Nov 2012
5.
RE HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT
Election - Chief Executive - Leave to Appeal
13 Nov 2012
RE LEUNG KWOK HUNG
6.
RE LEUNG KWOK HUNG
Election - Chief Executive - Costs
28 Sep 2012
HCAL 84/2012 to "RE HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT
7.
HYSAN DEVELOPMENT CO LTD AND OTHERS v. TOWN PLANNING BOARD
Planning - restrictions
14 Sep 2012
LEIGHTON PROPERTY CO LTD AND ANOTHER v. TOWN PLANNING BOARD
8.
RE LEUNG KWOK HUNG
Election - Chief Executive
30 Jul 2012
RE HO CHUN YAN, ALBERT
9.
HANS RICHARD MAHNCKE v. ELECTORAL AFFAIRS COMMISSION
Election - Nomination
26 Jul 2012
10.
LISTER ASSETS LTD AND OTHERS v. THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE IN COUNCIL
Authorisation of Railway Scheme
20 Jul 2012
11.
DOMINGO DANIEL L v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION AND ANOTHER
Immigration - right of abode
19 Jul 2012
12.
LEUNG KWOK HUNG v. THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
Legislative Council - Power of President - Costs
18 Jul 2012
13.
HERO LTD AND OTHERS v. THE DIRECTOR OF PLANNING
Planning - Columbarium
11 Oct 2012
14.
T v. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
Police - licensing
16 Jul 2012
15.
WONG HIN WAI v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Election - Disqualification - Unserved Sentence
21 Jun 2012
LEUNG KWOK HUNG v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
16.
COMILANG MILAGROS TECSON, also known as COMILANG MILAGROS T. AND ANOTHER v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION AND OTHERS
Immigration - right of abode
15 Jun 2012
17.
LEUNG KWOK HUNG v. THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
Legislative Council - Power of President
25 May 2012
18.
CHAU CHEUK YIU v. POON KIT SANG AND OTHERS
Disciplinary - Appeal - Extension
24 May 2012
19.
INGLORY LTD v. THE DIRECTOR OF FOOD AND ENVIRONMENTAL HYGIENE
Hawker licence - breach - non-cancellation
24 May 2012
20.
CANRAY INTERNATIONAL LTD AND OTHERS v. COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE
Taxation - Validity of Assessments
18 May 2012
21.
AGUILAR JOENALYN ELMEDORIAL v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - Employment Visa
17 May 2012
22.
ORIENTAL GENERATION LTD v. TOWN PLANNING BOARD
Planning - restrictions
11 May 2012
ORIENTAL GENERATION LTD v. TOWN PLANNING BOARD
ORIENTAL GENERATION LTD v. TOWN PLANNING BOARD
23.
CHAN MEI YIU, PADDY AND ANOTHER v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE AND OTHERS
Mutual Legal Assistance - Search Warrants
08 May 2012
WILTSHIRE TRADING LTD v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE AND OTHERS
HSU MAY CHUN, KATHERINE AND ANOTHER v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE AND OTHERS
HARMONY GOLD LTD AND OTHERS v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE AND OTHERS
24.
FOK CHUN WA AND ANOTHER v. THE HOSPITAL AUTHORITY AND ANOTHER
Equality - Discrimination - Obstetric charges
02 Apr 2012
25.
LEE YEE SHING JACKY AND ANOTHER v. BOARD OF REVIEW (INLAND REVENUE ORDINANCE) AND ANOTHER
Taxation - Case Stated Procedure - Constitutionality
30 Mar 2012
26.
VALLEJOS EVANGELINE BANAO, also known as VALLEJOS EVANGELINE B v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION AND ANOTHER
Immigration - right of abode
28 Mar 2012
27.
ASIA TELEVISION LTD v. CHIEF EXECUTIVE IN COUNCIL
Recommendations - Reviewability - Leave to JR
06 Mar 2012
28.
JAMALUDDIN v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - torture claim
02 Mar 2012
29.
W v. REGISTRAR OF MARRIAGES
Immigration - transsexual marriage
01 Mar 2012
30.
KONG YUNMING v. THE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL WELFARE
Social Welfare Benefit - Residence Requirement
17 Feb 2012
YAO MAN FAI GEORGE v. THE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL WELFARE
31.
CHAN YU NAM v. THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Election - Corporate Voting - Leave to Appeal
18 Jan 2012
LO HOM CHAU v. THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE