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HONG KONG: COURT OF FINAL APPEAL REJECTS POLICY ON DEPENDANT SPOUSAL VISAS FOR SAME-SEX COUPLES

A landmark decision of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) has upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal (discussed here) that the Hong Kong Director of Immigration’s policy of refusing to grant dependant visas to same sex … Continue reading

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Abolition of civil appeals ‘as of right’ to the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal

The Administration of Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance 2014 came into effect on 24 December 2014. It amended various Ordinances with a view to improve various court-related matters. The most significant of these amendments is the repeal of section 22(1)(a) of … Continue reading

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