HKSAR v. CHOI KWOK MAN

HCMA001073/1998

1998, HCMA 1073

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE

HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION

COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE

(APPELLATE JURISDICTION)

MAGISTRACY APPEAL NO. 1073 OF 1998

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BETWEEN
HKSAR Respondent
AND
CHOI KWOK MAN Appellant

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Coram: The Honourable Mrs Justice V. Bokhary in Court

Date of Hearing: 21 May 1999

Date of Delivery of Judgment: 21 May 1999

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J U D G M E N T

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1. This Appellant was tried before Abu B. bin Wahab, Esquire in the Magistrate’s Court at Western on one charge of selling liquor withouta licence. On 24th September 1998, he was convicted, and was fined $1,500.00 and ordered to pay costs in the sum of $500.00. He nowappeals against conviction.

2. He lodged his Notice of Appeal against Conviction in the standard form but has written no ground of appeal thereon.

3. In his Statement of Findings, the Magistrate adopted the reasons which he had given when he convicted the Appellant. Having consideredthose reasons, I propose to say no more than that I am fully satisfied with the propriety of the conviction. The appeal is dismissed.

(V. Bokhary)
Judge of the Court of First Instance,
High Court

Representation:

Choi Kwok Man, Appellant in person

Mr Hayson K.S. Tse (of the Department of Justice) for the Respondent