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Application by HKSAR Government to Court for Injunction Order to prohibit four classes of acts relating to a song: publication of relevant documents
     The Department of Justice of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) applied to the Court of First Instance on June 5 for an injunction and interim injunction (HCA 855/2023) to prohibit four classes of acts relating to the song "Glory to Hong Kong" (or "《願榮光歸香港》"). The Court made an order (Court Order) on June 12 granting leave to the HKSAR Government to serve relevant court papers by way of substituted service.

     Pursuant to the Court Order, copies of the Writ of Summons, the Summons for interim injunction and the Court Order relating to the said application have been uploaded today (June 14) to the websites of the HKSAR Government, the Department of Justice and the Hong Kong Police Force. Members of the public may access the following websites or scan the QR code (attached) to download the relevant documents:

     • www.gov.hk/en/theme/courtorder/index5.htm
     • www.doj.gov.hk/en/miscellaneous/hca855.html
     • www.police.gov.hk/ppp_en/03_police_message/hca855.html

     The application for an interim injunction will be heard by the Court on July 21, 2023, at 10.30am. Anyone who opposes the application may accept service of copies of the relevant documents at the Wan Chai Division Report Room during office hours on or before June 21 upon provision of the personal particulars and upon payment of the administrative charges specified in the Court Order, and shall file and serve his/her grounds of opposition in writing within seven days after receipt of the aforesaid documents. For details, please refer to the Court Order.
Ends/Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:40
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