Impetus for the Unprecedented–Part 3, Hong Kong
Published: 11 Oct 2016
The following case has been an impetus for the unprecedented.
- Held that the Government’s administrative detention of claimants under the Convention Against Torture was unlawful because it did not make the grounds and procedure for detention certain and accessible, as required by the Hong Kong Bill of Rights Ordinance.
- The same principle would arguably apply to refugee claimants.
Read the case here (PDF).