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Lin Wenhan was appointed as a permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal to hear the case of Gong Ruxin's estate

2021-07-29T08:59:34.488Z

The Chief Executive Carrie Lam, on the recommendation of the Judicial Staff Recommendation Committee and with the approval of the Legislative Council, appointed Lin Wenhan, the Deputy Chief of the Court of Appeal of the High Court, as the permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, effective tomorrow (30th). Forest



The Chief Executive Carrie Lam, on the recommendation of the Judicial Staff Recommendation Committee and with the approval of the Legislative Council, appointed Lin Wenhan, the Deputy Chief of the Court of Appeal of the High Court, as the permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, effective tomorrow (30th).


Lin Wenhan was appointed as a judge of the Court of Appeal of the High Court in 2021.

He has tried many cases, including the judicial review of the right of abode of foreign domestic helpers, the estate of the late Chinachem Group Chairman Gong Ruxin, etc.

(Photo from the Department of Justice website)

Lin Wenhan was appointed as a District Court Judge in 2001, a Judge of the Court of First Instance of the High Court in 2003, and a Judge of the Court of Appeal of the High Court in 2021.

He has tried many cases, including the judicial review of the right of abode of foreign domestic helpers, the estate of the late Chinachem Group Chairman Gong Ruxin, etc.

Lin Wenhan ruled that the legislative part was unconstitutional when hearing the judicial review appeal of the "Prohibition on Face Masking Act" and that the law should not apply to legal assemblies approved by the police. The government then appealed to the Final Court to overturn the Court of Appeal's decision.

The Chief Secretary for Administration Li Jiachao once pointed out in the Legislative Council that Lin Wenhan has extensive legal experience and is an expert in handling public law and constitutional cases.

(Information Picture/Photo by Zheng Zifeng) 

The Legislative Council passed the motion to appoint Lin Wenhan as the permanent judge of the final court at the beginning of the month

Earlier this month, the Legislative Council deliberated the motion to appoint Judge Lin Wenhan as the permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal, and it was passed with the support of a large number of people.

The Chief Secretary for Administration Li Jiachao said at the meeting that Lin Wenhan has extensive legal experience and is an expert in handling public law and constitutional cases. He also pointed out that the judgments written by the other party are clear and thorough, and that Lin Wenhan will help the Court of Final Appeal continue to play an important role in maintaining the rule of law Role.

The Legislative Council urges the review of the overseas judge system through the appointment of Lin Wenhan as the permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal. Lin Wenhan, the deputy chief of the Appeals Court, has been recommended as the chief judge of the Court of Appeal. Judge Ma Daoli's wife "falls out of the list"

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