Torture Claims Appeal Board/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Office: Re-hearings

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Dear Security Bureau,

For all appeals/petitions that await determination and/or hearing before the Torture Claims Appeal Board ('TCAB')/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Office ('NRCPO'), can you please provide confirmation of the following:

(i) The number of appeals/petitions where there has/had already been a prior decision given/issued by the TCAB/NRCPO; and
(ii) The number of cases at (i) which followed a remittal/settlement in respect of Judicial Review proceedings;

Please also specify as amongst (i) and (ii), the following:

(a) those which relate to cases awaiting further hearing/s; and
(b) those which following any further hearing/s, await written decision/determination.

Many thanks in advance for your assistance in respect of these matters.

Yours faithfully,

Isaac Shaffer

Dear Mr Shaffer,
I refer to your application for access to information dated 16 January
2019.
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:        Isaac Shaffer <[FOI #342 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        16/01/2019 17:49
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Office: Re-hearings

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Dear Security Bureau,

For all appeals/petitions that await determination and/or hearing before
the Torture Claims Appeal Board ('TCAB')/Non-refoulement Claims Petition
Office ('NRCPO'), can you please provide confirmation of the following:

(i) The number of appeals/petitions where there has/had already been a
prior decision given/issued by the TCAB/NRCPO; and
(ii)  The number of cases at (i) which followed a remittal/settlement in
respect of Judicial Review proceedings;

Please also specify as amongst (i) and (ii), the following:

(a) those which relate to cases awaiting further hearing/s; and
(b) those which following any further hearing/s, await written
decision/determination.

Many thanks in advance for your assistance in respect of these matters.

Yours faithfully,

Isaac Shaffer

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Dear Security Bureau,

This request is now overdue. Please kindly provide a prompt response.

Yours faithfully,

Isaac Shaffer

Dear Mr Shaffer,

        I refer to your email of 16 January 2019 requesting us to provide
information on the number of outstanding appeals/petitions ("appeals")
where there has/had already been a prior decision given/issued by the
Torture Claims Appeal Board/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Board ("the
Board").

As at 31 December 2018, the number of outstanding appeals which followed a
remittal/settlement in respect of judicial review proceedings against a
prior decision given/issued by the Board is as follows -

Pending decision Pending hearing/ further hearing Total
10 29 39

Apart from the above, the Board does not keep statistics on the number of
appeals where there has/had already been a prior decision given/issued by
the Board and thus, cannot be provided as requested.

Regards,
Theresa Lee
Security Bureau

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From:        SB-AIOREQ/SB/HKSARG
To:        Isaac Shaffer <[FOI #342 email]>,
Date:        22/01/2019 17:22
Subject:        Re: Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Office: Re-hearings

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Dear Mr Shaffer,
I refer to your application for access to information dated 16 January
2019.
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:        Isaac Shaffer <[FOI #342 email]>
To:        FOI requests at Security Bureau <[Security Bureau request email]>,
Date:        16/01/2019 17:49
Subject:        Freedom of Information request - Torture Claims Appeal
Board/Non-refoulement Claims Petition Office: Re-hearings

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Dear Security Bureau,

For all appeals/petitions that await determination and/or hearing before
the Torture Claims Appeal Board ('TCAB')/Non-refoulement Claims Petition
Office ('NRCPO'), can you please provide confirmation of the following:

(i) The number of appeals/petitions where there has/had already been a
prior decision given/issued by the TCAB/NRCPO; and
(ii)  The number of cases at (i) which followed a remittal/settlement in
respect of Judicial Review proceedings;

Please also specify as amongst (i) and (ii), the following:

(a) those which relate to cases awaiting further hearing/s; and
(b) those which following any further hearing/s, await written
decision/determination.

Many thanks in advance for your assistance in respect of these matters.

Yours faithfully,

Isaac Shaffer

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