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Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

Chief justice opens legal year with pledge to uphold Hong Kong’s judicial independence

At a ceremony to open the legal year in Hong Kong, the city’s chief justice promised he would continue to uphold judicial independence.

Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma Tao-li also said a task force has been set up to study how Hong Kong’s courts can cope with the increased volume of cases brought about by the ongoing social unrest.



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