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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 3, 2018.

Also, among the 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 30 September 2018?

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,
Annie Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

Security Bureau

Dear Ms Li,
I refer to your application for access to information dated 23 October
2018.
We are processing your application and shall let you have a substantive
reply as soon as possible.
Yours sincerely,
Theresa Lee
for Secretary for Security

From:        Annie Li <[FOI #319 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        23/10/2018 11:27
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board- Q3, 2018

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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 3, 2018.

Also, among the 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 30 September 2018?

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,
Annie Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Security Bureau

Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your email of 23 October 2018 requesting us to provide
information on the number of appeals/petitions ("appeals") handled by the
Torture Claims Appeal Board in quarter 3 of 2018. Our reply is given as
follows -

(a) Number of appeals received: 1 417
(b) Number of appeals concluded: 1 246
(c) Number of appeals allowed: 7 (including 5 appeals against decisions of
the Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)
(d) Number of appeals pending determination: 6 596

Regards,
Theresa Lee
Security Bureau

From:        SB-AIOREQ/SB/HKSARG
To:        Annie Li <[FOI #319 email]>,
Date:        26/10/2018 09:00
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board- Q3, 2018

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Dear Ms Li,
I refer to your application for access to information dated 23 October
2018.
We are processing your application and shall let you have a substantive
reply as soon as possible.
Yours sincerely,
Theresa Lee
for Secretary for Security

From:        Annie Li <[FOI #319 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        23/10/2018 11:27
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board- Q3, 2018

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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 3, 2018.

Also, among the 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 30 September 2018?

Thank you.

Yours sincerely,
Annie Li
Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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This is a request under the Code of Access to Information facilitated via
the accessinfo.hk website.

Please use this email address for all replies to this request:
[FOI #319 email]

Is [Security Bureau request email] the wrong address for Freedom of Information requests
to Security Bureau? If so, please contact us using this form:
[1]https://accessinfo.hk/en/change_request/...

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