IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE
HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
COURT OF APPEAL
CIVIL APPEAL NO. 246 OF 2000
(ON APPEAL FROM HCA 14 OF 2000)
Coram: Hon Wong and Woo JJA in Court
Date of Hearing: 5 January 2001
Date of Judgment: 5 January 2001
J U D G M E N T
Wong JA (giving the judgment of the court) :
1. The background, facts and reasons for dismissing the appeal were set out in our judgment dated 27 October 2000. There is no needfor us to repeat them here.
2. Suffice it to say that we concluded in our judgment that there were no grounds of any substance in the appeal that was before us.The applicant is dissatisfied with our decision and now seeks leave to appeal to the Court of Final Appeal. The criteria for leaveto appeal to the Court of Final Appeal are contained in section 22 of the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal Ordinance, Cap. 484. Sub-section 1 reads as follows :
3. As we have stated in our judgment in which we agreed with the decision of Chung J that the claim brought by the applicant againstthe defendants disclosed no cause of action. There was and still is no chance that he would succeed in the proceedings that he hasbrought.
4. We are satisfied in this case that there is no ground of appeal of any substance to be considered by the Court of Final Appeal andaccordingly we dismiss the application for leave and we also order the costs of this application to be borne by the applicant.
Plaintiff (Applicant), TSE Jeekeen, in person
Mr Y L Cheung instructed by M/S Ho, Tse, Wai & Partners for Defendants