Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could please confirm by reply:

(1) How many appeals/petitions were received, determined, and allowed, respectively, by the Torture Claims Appeal Board (TCAB) in the second quarter of 2019.

(2) Of the 12 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in the second quarter of 2019, how many were substantiated by the TCAB?

(3) How many outstanding appeals/petitions relating to non-refoulement claims were there before the TCAB as of 30 June 2019?

Thank you.

Regards,
Annie Li
Senior Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

Dear Ms Annie LI,

Our department has received your application for access to information on
15 July 2019.  

Your application is now under processing.  According to paragraph 1.16 of
the Code on Access to Information, our department will inform you of the
latest progress of the case separately on or before 4 August 2019.

In the meantime, please contact me at 3106 3749 if you have any enquiry.

Regards,
(Miss Emily Kwok)
Security Bureau

From:        Annie Li <[FOI #396 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        15/07/2019 15:01
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board - Q2 2019

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Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could please confirm by reply:

(1) How many appeals/petitions were received, determined, and allowed,
respectively, by the Torture Claims Appeal Board (TCAB) in the second
quarter of 2019.

(2) Of the 12 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in the second
quarter of 2019, how many were substantiated by the TCAB?

(3) How many outstanding appeals/petitions relating to non-refoulement
claims were there before the TCAB as of 30 June 2019?

Thank you.

Regards,
Annie Li
Senior Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Dear Ms Annie LI,

I refer to your email of 15 July 2019 requesting for provision of
information on the number of appeals/petitions ("appeals") handled by the
Torture Claims Appeal Board in the second quarter of 2019. Our reply is
given as follows -

(a) Number of appeals received:  294
(b) Number of appeals concluded:  1 358
(c) Number of appeals allowed:  10 (including 9 appeals against decisions
of the Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)
(d) Number of appeals pending determination as at 30 June 2019:  4 948
Regards,
(Miss Emily Kwok)
Security Bureau

From:        SB-AIOREQ/SB/HKSARG
To:        Annie Li <[FOI #396 email]>,
Date:        19/07/2019 09:18
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board - Q2 2019

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Dear Ms Annie LI,

Our department has received your application for access to information on
15 July 2019.  

Your application is now under processing.  According to paragraph 1.16 of
the Code on Access to Information, our department will inform you of the
latest progress of the case separately on or before 4 August 2019.

In the meantime, please contact me at 3106 3749 if you have any enquiry.

Regards,
(Miss Emily Kwok)
Security Bureau

From:        Annie Li <[FOI #396 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        15/07/2019 15:01
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board - Q2 2019

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Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could please confirm by reply:

(1) How many appeals/petitions were received, determined, and allowed,
respectively, by the Torture Claims Appeal Board (TCAB) in the second
quarter of 2019.

(2) Of the 12 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in the second
quarter of 2019, how many were substantiated by the TCAB?

(3) How many outstanding appeals/petitions relating to non-refoulement
claims were there before the TCAB as of 30 June 2019?

Thank you.

Regards,
Annie Li
Senior Research and Policy Officer
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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Dear Miss Kwok,

Thank you for your reply and the data.

Regards,
Annie Li