HKSAR Administrative Appeals Board

Jeff Cheung Moon Hoi v Administrative Appeals Board
HK Court of Appeal, 22-Jul-2016
Leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal is refused.
Jeff Cheung Moon Hoi v Administrative Appeals Board
HK Court of Appeal, 2-Jun-2016
The court rules that Mr Cheung, who seeks to appeal out of time, does not have any reasonable prospect of success, so it rejects the application.
Cheung Moon Hoi v Administrative Appeals Board
HK Court of First Instance, 11-Nov-2015
Mr Cheung fails in his application for judicial review of the AAB's decision to award costs against him for frivolous or vexatious conduct in his appeal of a PCPD decision. The same Deputy Chairman had also presided in an appeal by Mr Cheung's wife, Jessie Yung Mei Chun.
AAB rejects Webb-site appeal of redaction order
In a chilling decision for media freedom in HK, the AAB has rejected our appeal of the Privacy Commissioner's order to remove from Webb-site Reports information obtained from published judgments, ruling that "reporting and publication for general use" is not an allowed purpose. Constitutional aspects, such as the necessity of a restriction on free speech that does not apply to overseas online publishers, were barely covered. We look at the consequences and options. (30-Oct-2015)
HK privacy watchdog’s order to remove names from website would create an ‘Orwellian memory hole’, says market analyst
South China Morning Post, 13-Jul-2015
David Webb appeals against ban on publishing namesNewswrap audio clip
RTHK, 13-Jul-2015

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