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Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2023
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:

     The Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year 2023 will be held at Hong Kong City Hall on Monday (January 16) afternoon.

     The Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, Mr Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, will inspect a Ceremonial Guard mounted by the Hong Kong Police Force at Edinburgh Place. This will be followed by addresses from Chief Justice Cheung; the Secretary for Justice, Mr Paul Lam, SC; the Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association, Mr Victor Dawes, SC; and the President of the Law Society of Hong Kong, Mr Chan Chak-ming, at the Concert Hall, Low Block, Hong Kong City Hall.

     The public can view the live broadcast on the Judiciary's website (www.judiciary.hk) at 4.30pm on Monday.
Ends/Friday, January 13, 2023
Issued at HKT 16:30
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