HKSAR v. LUK PING HOI

HCMA000583/1998

HCMA 583/98

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE

HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION

COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE

(Appellate Jurisdiction)

MAGISTRACY APPEAL NO. 583 OF 1998

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BETWEEN
HKSAR
AND
LUK PING HOI Appellant

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Coram: Deputy Judge Jackson in Court

Date of Hearing: 5 January 1999

Date of Judgment: 5 January 1999

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J U D G M E N T

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1. This is an appeal against conviction by the appellant who was convicted after trial in the North Kowloon Magistrate’s Court of 2offences of Assault occasioning actual bodily harm and Resisting a police officer in the due execution of his duty. He was fined.

2. Before me the Appellant has advanced no good ground of appeal and is unable to point to anything in the Magistrate’s statement offindings which shows that he may have fallen into error.

3. In effect all that the Appellant has said to me is that the learned Magistrate’s verdict upon the evidence before him was no morethan his point of view, and that any body would be bound to take the word of two police officers against that of a poor citizen.

4. There is nothing in this appeal. The learned Magistrate’s findings cannot be faulted and the appeal is therefore dismissed.

(C.G. Jackson)
Deputy Judge of the Court of First Instance

Representation:

Mr Joseph To, SGC for DPP

Mr Luk Ping-hoi, Appellant in Person