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Appointments to Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission
     The Government announced today (June 9) that the Chief Executive has appointed Professor Tony Chan Fan-cheong and Ms Anita Fung Yuen-mei as members of the Judicial Officers Recommendation Commission (the Commission).

     The Chief Executive has also re-appointed Mr Stephen Hung Wan-shun as a member of the Commission.

     "The three members will serve for a two-year term, starting from July 1 this year, to June 30, 2019," a government spokesman said.

     Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu and Mrs Eleanor Ling Lee Ching-man, serving members of the Commission, will retire from the Commission on June 30, 2017.

     "We wish to express our gratitude to Professor Joseph Sung Jao-yiu and Mrs Eleanor Ling Lee Ching-man, for their invaluable advice rendered to the Commission during their term of office, and for their contribution to upholding Hong Kong's judicial independence," the spokesman said.

     The functions of the Commission are to advise or make recommendations to the Chief Executive regarding the filling of vacancies in judicial offices, representations from a judicial officer concerning conditions of service referred to it by the Chief Executive, and any matter affecting judicial officers which may be prescribed or which the Chief Executive may refer to it.

     Other members of the Commission are the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal (ex-officio Chairman), the Secretary for Justice (ex-officio member), Mr Justice Robert Tang Ching, Mr Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, Ms Winnie Tam Wan-chi, SC, and Mr Christopher Cheng Wai-chee.
Ends/Friday, June 9, 2017
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