Speeches and Articles by the Secretary for Justice

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LegCo / Policy Papers

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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. LIONEL JOHN KRIEGER AND ANOTHER
Criminal jurisdiction
18 Dec 2013
2.
HKSAR v. NANCY ANN KISSEL
Murder
03 Dec 2013
3.
HKSAR v. CHOW NOK HANG AND ANOTHER
Disorderly conduct in a public place
18 Nov 2013
4.
HKSAR v. MUI KWOK KEUNG
Champerty
18 Nov 2013
5.
SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. KAN BRIAN PING CHEE
Engaging in corrupt conduct at election
30 Oct 2013
6.
HKSAR v. YEUNG KA HO AND ANOTHER
Doing acts tending and intended to pervert the course of justice
26 Sep 2013
7.
HKSAR v. WONG CHI WAI
Attempting to pervert the course of justice
23 Sep 2013
8.
HKSAR v. LI DORA KAY
Stay of proceedings
16 Aug 2013
9.
HKSAR v. CHAN WAI MING
Money laundering
06 Aug 2013
10.
HKSAR v. NG CHUN TO RAYMOND & ANOTHER
Stay of proceedings
31 Jul 2013
11.
HKSAR v. TAM LAP SHEK ALSO KNOWN AS ROBERT TAN AND LESA TAN & ANOTHER
Stay of proceedings
31 Jul 2013
12.
PAUL Y GENERAL CONTRACTORS LIMITED v. HKSAR and LUCKY ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED v. HKSAR
Factories and Industrial Undertakings
26 Jul 2013
13.
D v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Judicial review in respect of criminal proceedings
24 Jun 2013
14.
SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. NGAI FUNG SIN APPLE
Money laundering
19 Jun 2013
15.
HKSAR v. TSE MAN LAI
Dishonest access to a computer
18 Jun 2013
16.
HKSAR v. PANG HUNG FAI
Money laundering
31 May 2013
17.
SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. LEUNG KWOK CHI
Possession of arms and ammunition without a licence
18 Apr 2013
18.
HKSAR v. CHIANG LILY AND OTHERS.
Conspiracy to defraud
17 Apr 2013
19.
HKSAR v. LAU KAM YING
Conspiracy to defraud
26 Mar 2013
20.
HKSAR v. KULEMESIN YURIY AND ANOTHER
Endangering the safety of others at sea
23 Feb 2013
21.
HKSAR v. MINNEY JOHN EDWIN
Trafficking in dangerous drugs
15 Feb 2013
22.
HKSAR v. OU JIEJING
Money laundering
05 Feb 2013
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Civil cases

No. Case Name Case Number Subject Matter Involved Date of Decision
or Reasons
for Decision
1.
RE MR LOUIS ASA LUKE ALEXIS DYLAN MABLY
Appeal against admission of overseas counsel
06 Dec 2013
2.
FAVOURABLE ISSUE CO LTD v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Lands - waiver of breach of lease conditions
22 Nov 2013
3.
CHAN CHUEN PING v. THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
Discovery - pre-writ discovery of document
19 Nov 2013
4.
NICE CHEER INVESTMENT LTD v. COMMISSIONER OF INLAND REVENUE
Taxation - profits tax - unrealised gains
12 Nov 2013
5.
THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. CHUNG KAM HO
Recovery of Government Rent
23 May 2013
6.
FULLY PROFIT (ASIA) LTD. v. THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE FOR AND ON BEHALF OF THE DIRECTOR OF LANDS
Restrictive covenants - house
13 May 2013
7.
IN THE MATTER OF CHANG HYUN CHI, THE BANKRUPT
Bankruptcy - Constitutionality of S.30A(10)(a), Cap. 6
02 May 2013
8.
NEW MERCURY HOLDING CORPORATION v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Lands - curtilage covenant
22 Mar 2013
9.
LAM KIN MAN v. LEUNG WAI KUEN AND ANOTHER
Petition - District Council election
22 Mar 2013
10.
THE SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE v. THE JOINT AND SEVERAL ADMINISTRATORS OF THE ESTATE OF NINA KUNG AND OTHERS
Charity - construction of will
22 Feb 2013
11.
LEE BING CHEUNG v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE
Lands - adverse possession
21 Feb 2013
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Judicial review cases

No. Case Name Case Number Subject Matter Involved Date of Decision
or Reasons
for Decision
1.
BILLBOARD ADVERTISING MANAGEMENT LIMITED AND GOLDEN ADVERTISING CONSULTANCY LIMITED v. BUILDING AUTHORITY
Service of Building Orders - Signboards
27 Dec 2013
2.
YUNG CHI KEUNG v. PROTECTION OF WAGES ON INSOLVENCY FUND BOARD AND ANOTHER
Labour - Protection of Wages on Insolvency Ordinance
19 Dec 2013
3.
KONG YUNMING v.THE DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL WELFARE
Social Welfare - CSSA
17 Dec 2013
4.
SHAFQAT, ALI v. BETTY KWAN & OTHERS
Immigration - Torture Claim
17 Dec 2013
5.
AM v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION & ANOR
Immigration - Torture Claim
20 Nov 2013
6.
RONALD WILSON & OTHERS v. APPEAL TRIBUNAL (BUILDINGS) & BUILDING AUTHORITY
Building appeal, enforcement policy on unauthorised building works
28 Oct 2013
7.
GUTIERREZ JOSEPH JAMES v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION AND ANOR
Immigration - Right of Abode
09 Oct 2013
8.
T v. COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
Police - construction of provisions of the Places of Public Entertainment Ordinance, Cap. 172
18 Sep 2013
9.
RS
Immigration - torture claim
20 Aug 2013
10.
CHAN MEI YIU, PADDY AND OTHERS v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE AND ANOTHER
Mutual legal assistance- letter of request
19 Aug 2013
11.
BIKRAMJIT SINGH v. ALLAN J WYETH & OTHERS
Immigration - Torture Claim
16 Aug 2013
12.
LAI SIU KIN REMBERT v. BUILDING AUTHORITY
Building plans , ownership/ control of land
02 Aug 2013
13.
BUILDING AUTHORITY v. APPEAL TRIBUNAL (BUILDINGS) (INTERESTED PARTIES: DOBROWEN INVESTMENT LIMITED & OTHERS)
Building plans, ownership/ control of land
02 Aug 2013
14.
LEUNG HON WAI v. DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND TOWN PLANNING BOARD
Planning - Environment
26 Jul 2013
15.
GUTIERREZ JOSEPH JAMES v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION AND ANOR
Immigration - Right of Abode
07 Jun 2013
16.
SAFDER TEHSEEN v. THE PERMANENT SECRETARY FOR SECURITY AND THE DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - Deportation
06 Jun 2013
17.
CHAN MEI YIU, PADDY AND OTHERS v. SECRETARY FOR JUSTICE AND ANOTHER
Mutual legal assistance - letter of request
05 Jun 2013
18.
CHAU TAM YUET CHING v. DIRECTOR OF LANDS
Cancellation of Government Land Licences
24 May 2013
19.
TELEVISION BROADCASTS LTD v. COMMUNICATIONS AUTHORITY AND ANOR
Broadcasting - licence
13 May 2013
20.
W v. THE REGISTRAR OF MARRIAGES
Transsexual marriage
13 May 2013
21.
LISTER ASSETS LIMITED & ORS. v. THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE IN COUNCIL
Railway Scheme - Shatin to Central Link
25 Apr 2013
22.
ABAYOMI BAMIDELE FAYOMI v. SECRETARY FOR SECURITY AND DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION
Immigration - right of abode
15 Apr 2013
23.
VALLEJOS EVANGELINE BANAO v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION & REGISTRATION OF PERSONS TRIBUNAL
Immigration - right of abode
25 Mar 2013
DOMINGO DANIEL L. v. COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION & REGISTRATION OF PERSONS TRIBUNAL
24.
C, KMF AND BF v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION AND SECRETARY FOR SECURITY
Immigration - refugee claim
25 Mar 2013
25.
ASIF ALI v. DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION AND SECRETARY FOR SECURITY
Immigration - right of abode
25 Mar 2013
26.
ST v. BETTY KWAN AND OTHERS
Immigration - torture claim
08 Mar 2013
27.
LEUNG KWOK HUNG v. THE PRESIDENT OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE HKSAR
Legislative Council - Power of President
01 Feb 2013