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Ceremonial Opening of Legal Year 2024
The following is issued on behalf of the Judiciary:
     The Ceremonial Opening of the Legal Year 2024 will be held at Hong Kong City Hall on Monday afternoon (January 22).
     Chief Justice Andrew Cheung Kui-nung, Chief Justice of the Court of Final Appeal, 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 19, 2024
Issued at HKT 15:00
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