Court: Hong Kong Court of Appeal

Leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal, refused in case concerning conviction for misconduct in public office of former Chief Executive of the HKSAR

HKSAR v Tsang Yam Kuen, Donald [2018] HKCA 564

The applicant sought clarification under the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordinance, Cap 484, s 32(2) of three points of law, said to be of “great and general importance arising out of the Court’s decision of 20 Jul 2018”. These three points related to: 1) the mens rea of the offence of Misconduct in […]

Case dealing with forced labour, and alleged failure of authorities to meet Hong Kong Bill of Rights, art 4 obligations

ZN v Secretary for Justice & Ors [2018] HKCA 473

This is an appeal from the judgment of Zervos J (as he then was) dated 23 Dec 2016 granting an application for judicial review concerning forced labour and human trafficking. The application had been granted on the basis of the evidence presented that the applicant, a labourer from Pakistan, was a victim of human trafficking […]