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Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal

The Court of Final Appeal is the highest appellate court in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It has jurisdiction in respect of matters conferred on it by the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordinance, Cap. 484 and by any other law. As such, the Court may confirm, reverse or vary the decision of the court from which the appeal lies or may remit the matter with its opinion to that court, or may make such other order in the matter as it thinks fit. It hears appeals on civil and criminal matters from the High Court (the Court of Appeal and the Court of First Instance). Website: www.judiciary.gov.hk/en/crt_services/pphlt/html/cfa.htm
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GA. v. Director of Immigration

18 February 2014 | Judicial Body: Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal | Topic(s): Refugees - Right to employment - Work permits | Countries: Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China)

Final Appeal Nos 18, 19 & 20 of 2011 (Civil) between C, KMF, BF (Applicants) and Director of Immigration, Secretary for Security (Respondents) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (Intervener)

25 March 2013 | Judicial Body: Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal | Topic(s): Non-refoulement - Refoulement - Refugee status determination (RSD) / Asylum procedures - UNHCR mandate | Countries: Congo, Democratic Republic of the - Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China)

MA, GA, PA, FI & JA v. Director of Immigration

27 November 2012 | Judicial Body: Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal | Topic(s): Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment - Mandate status - Refugee / Asylum law - Refugees - Right to employment | Countries: Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China)

CH v. Director of Immigration

5 December 2011 | Judicial Body: Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal | Topic(s): Appeal / Right to appeal - Non-refoulement - Refoulement | Countries: Cameroon - Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China)

Secretary for Security v. Sakthevel Prabakar

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8 June 2004 | Judicial Body: Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal | Topic(s): Convention refugee | Countries: Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of China) - Sri Lanka

Thang Thieu Quyen and others v. Director of Immigration and another

Decisions related to this decision are available here: 12 December 1997; 14 October 1997; 9 October 1997; 29 September 1997; 26 September 1997.

23 July 1998 | Judicial Body: Hong Kong: Court of Final Appeal | Countries: Viet Nam

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