Torture Claims Appeal Board- Q4, 2017

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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 4, 2017.

Also, among the 8 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in quarter 4, 2017, how many were substantiated by the TCAB?

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 9 March 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

Security Bureau

Dear Ms Li,
I refer to your request of 9.3.2018 for providing information on the
number of appeals/petitions (“appeals”) handled by the Torture Claims
Appeal Board/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Office in quarter 4 of 2017.
 Our reply is given as follows -

(a)        Number of appeals received :  1 158
(b)        Number of appeals concluded:  916
(c)        Number of appeals allowed:  9 (including 7 appeals against
decisions of the Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)

Regards,

Theresa Lee
Security Bureau

Dear Ms Lee,

Thank you very much for your reply and the data.

Regards,
Annie Li