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Terms of non-permanent Hong Kong CFA judges extended
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:
     The Chief Executive has accepted the recommendations of the Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal to extend the terms of office of two non-permanent Hong Kong judges of the Court of Final Appeal for a period of three years:

     (commencing September 1, 2019)
     The Honourable Mr Justice Frank Stock, GBS
     (commencing October 21, 2019)
     The Honourable Mr Justice Patrick Chan Siu-oi, GBM
     The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordinance provides for a list of non-permanent Hong Kong judges and a list of judges from other common law jurisdictions. The term of appointment of such judges is three years. That term may be extended for one or more periods of three years by the Chief Executive acting in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Justice.
Ends/Friday, August 16, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:00
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