Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information:

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

(2) Of the 8 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in the third 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 31 September 2019?

Thank you,

Rachel Li
Justice Centre Hong Kong

Dear Security Bureau,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Security Bureau's handling of my FOI request 'Torture Claims Appeal Board - Q3 2019'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/torture...

Yours faithfully,
Rachel Li

Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your application for access to information dated 12 December
2019.

We are processing your application and shall let you have a substantive
reply as soon as possible.

Regards,

Security Bureau

From:        Rachel Li <[FOI #429 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        06/01/2020 11:05
Subject:        Internal review of Freedom of Information request -
Torture Claims Appeal Board - Q3 2019

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Dear Security Bureau,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information
reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Security Bureau's handling
of my FOI request 'Torture Claims Appeal Board - Q3 2019'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on
the Internet at this address:
[1]https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/torture...

Yours faithfully,
Rachel Li

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Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your email of 12 December 2019 requesting for provision of
information on the number of appeals/petitions ("appeals") handled by the
Torture Claims Appeal Board in the third quarter of 2019.  Our reply is
given as follows -

(a) Number of appeals received: 318
(b) Number of appeals concluded: 1 205
(c) Number of appeals allowed: 8 (all are appeals against decisions of the
Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)
(d) Number of appeals pending determination as at 30 September 2019: 4 061

Regards
Connie Wong
Security Bureau

From:        SB-AIOREQ/SB/HKSARG
To:        Rachel Li <[FOI #429 email]>,
Date:        08/01/2020 17:42
Subject:        Re: Internal review of Freedom of Information request -
Torture Claims Appeal Board - Q3 2019

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Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your application for access to information dated 12 December
2019.

We are processing your application and shall let you have a substantive
reply as soon as possible.

Regards,

Security Bureau

From:        Rachel Li <[FOI #429 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        06/01/2020 11:05
Subject:        Internal review of Freedom of Information request -
Torture Claims Appeal Board - Q3 2019

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Dear Security Bureau,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information
reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Security Bureau's handling
of my FOI request 'Torture Claims Appeal Board - Q3 2019'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on
the Internet at this address:
[1]https://accessinfo.hk/en/request/torture...

Yours faithfully,
Rachel Li

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Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your email of 12 December 2019 requesting for provision of
information on the number of appeals/petitions ("appeals") handled by the
Torture Claims Appeal Board in the third quarter of 2019.  Our reply is
given as follows -

(a) Number of appeals received: 318
(b) Number of appeals concluded: 1 205
(c) Number of appeals allowed: 8 (all are appeals against decisions of the
Immigration Department rejecting a non-refoulement claim)
(d) Number of appeals pending determination as at 30 September 2019: 4 061

Regards
Connie Wong
Security Bureau

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Dear Ms Li,

I refer to your application for access to information dated 12 December
2019.

We are processing your application and shall let you have a substantive
reply as soon as possible.

Regards,

Security Bureau

From:        Rachel Li <[FOI #429 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        12/12/2019 17:11
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board - Q3 2019

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Dear Security Bureau,

I would be grateful if you could provide the following information:

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

(2) Of the 8 non-refoulement claims that were substantiated in the third
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 31 September 2019?

Thank you,

Rachel Li
Justice Centre Hong Kong

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