Dear Security Bureau,
I am writing to enquire how many appeals/petitions were received, determined and allowed respectively by the Torture Claims Appeal Board (TCAB) in quarter 1, 2018.
Also, among the 10 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in the same quarter, how many were substantiated by the TCAB?
How many outstanding appeals/petitions relating to non-refoulement claims were there as of 31 March 2018?
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong
Dear Ms Li,
I refer to your application for access to information dated 23 April 2018.
We are processing your application and shall let you have a substantive
reply as soon as possible.
for Secretary for Security
Dear Ms Li,
I refer to your request of 23.4.2018 for providing information on the
number of appeals/petitions ("appeals") handled by the Torture Claims
Appeal Board in Quarter 1 of 2018. Our reply is given below, please -
(a) Number of appeals received: 1 291
(b) Number of appeals concluded: 986
(c) Number of appeals allowed: 10 (all appeals against decisions of the
Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)
(d) Number of appeals pending determination: 6 289
Dear Ms Lee,
Thank you for your quick reply and the data.