New committee tasked with advising Hong Kong judiciary on complaints will have 4 non-judges as members

A new nine-member committee comprising five senior judges, a lawyer and three laypeople will begin advising the judiciary on how to handle complaints starting later this month in a revamp aimed at giving the public more of a voice in disciplinary matters.The four non-judges on the new committee are a senior counsel, a property tycoon, a former ombudsman and an academic active in public service – a line-up one legal sector observer said could contribute to “more palatable” conclusions in…


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