The Hong Kong Scout Association held a retirement dinner for a former high-level executive in April 2020, but was kicked out by the media for violating the gathering restriction order.
The Scout Association of Hong Kong and the restaurant involved in the case were prosecuted. The three former executives of the Scout Association in the case were withdrawn earlier, and the remaining four defendants who were accused of violating the business restriction order denied the charges.
The case was originally scheduled to start trial in the Kowloon City Court today (9th). The prosecution stated that it had reached a plea agreement with the defense.
Magistrate Liang Yaxin adjourned the case until tomorrow (10th) to wait for the prosecution and defense to discuss the relevant case.
4 defendants: Hong Kong Scout Association, Central Treasure Lake Seafood Restaurant Co., Ltd., Chen Jiandong and Zhong Tingqian.
They were charged with contravening the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulations (Cap. 599F).
The Scout Association and the restaurant were charged with violating the conditions of the certificate of competency; the restaurant was charged with knowingly allowing a prohibited group gathering.
The time involved in all the charges is April 10, 2021, and the venue is the "Yuepinhui" of the Scout Center on Austin Road, Jordan.
Yu Huanhuai, a former senior executive of the Scout Association, was withdrawn from charges earlier.
Three high-level members of the General Assembly have been charged earlier
Three other people were involved in the same case: Liang Wanbing, Yu Huanhuai and Ling Kay Kau.
Yu and Leung are the former Deputy Regional Director (Executive) and the Deputy Regional Director (Public Relations and Administration) of the Kowloon Region of the Scout Association respectively. Group Gathering".
Leung was in charge of coordinating the dinner, so he had to sign a self-signed 1,500 yuan and keep his behavior for 15 months.
Case number: KCS30502-30508/2021
The Scout Association held an honor banquet for 100 people, 2 people were withdrawn from the accusation and 1 behaved in violation of the gathering limit Dissatisfaction with the director-level personnel resigning and tearing up the letter of appointment for the scandal of violating the gathering order