Justice Chow confirms Housing Authority’s policies on adding occupants & transferring ownership of HOS flats constituted unlawful discrimination on basis of sexual orientation
A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.
High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’
Another landmark case shows that on the issue of LGBT rights, where the legislature fears to tread, the Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human right of freedom from discrimination.
Hong Kong’s immigration laws are strictly enforced by way of fines and, more usually, imprisonment.
The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme is to provide admissions criteria under which applicants can reside and work in Hong Kong without a prior offer of local employment
Unless a person has the right of abode or right to land in Hong Kong, he/she requires a visa/entry permit to work, study, establish or join in any business, take up residence or to stay in the Hong Kong SAR as a visitor longer than the allowed visa-free period.
Hong Kong continues to implement dynamic immigration policies that play a crucial role in enhancing its attractiveness to foreign professionals and investors