Torture claims appeal board/non-refoulement claims petitions office: Q1 2021

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Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information on the Torture Claims Appeal Board/ Non-refoulement Claims Petitions Office ("TCAB/NRCPO")

(1) The number of appeals/petitions received by the TCAB/NRCPO in the first quarter (1 Jan - 31 Mar) of 2021;
(2) The number of appeals/ petitions determined by the TCAB/NRCPO in the said period;
(3) The number of appeals/ petition withdrawn or taken no further action in the said period;
(4) The number of appeals/ petition allowed by the TCAB /NRCPO in the said period;
(5) The number of appeals/ petition substantiated by the TCAB/NRCPO in the said period;
(6) The number of appeals/ petition that were pending determination before the TCAB/NRCPO as of end of March 2021

Thank you very much for your assistance on this.

Kind Regards,
Rachel Li

Security Bureau

Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your email of 12 April 2021 requesting for provision of
information on the number of appeals/petitions ("appeals") handled by the
Torture Claims Appeal Board in the first quarter of 2021.  Our reply is
given as follows -

(a) Number of appeals received: 293
(b) Number of appeals determined: 371
(c) Number of appeals withdrawn: 29
(d) Number of appeals allowed: 5 (appeals against decisions of the
Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)
(e) Number of appeals pending determination as at 31 March 2021: 1 597

Regards,
Manyi Wong
Security Bureau

From:        Rachel Li <[FOI #603 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        12/04/2021 18:41
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture claims appeal
board/non-refoulement claims petitions office: Q1 2021

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Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information on the
Torture Claims Appeal Board/ Non-refoulement Claims Petitions Office
("TCAB/NRCPO")

(1) The number of appeals/petitions received by the TCAB/NRCPO in the
first quarter (1 Jan - 31 Mar) of 2021;
(2) The number of appeals/ petitions determined by the TCAB/NRCPO in the
said period;
(3) The number of appeals/ petition withdrawn or taken no further action
in the said period;
(4) The number of appeals/ petition allowed by the TCAB /NRCPO in the said
period;
(5) The number of appeals/ petition substantiated by the TCAB/NRCPO in the
said period;
(6) The number of appeals/ petition that were pending determination before
the TCAB/NRCPO as of end of March 2021

Thank you very much for your assistance on this.

Kind Regards,
Rachel Li

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Dear Manyi Wong,

Thank you very much for the information.

Kind Regards,
Rachel