Court of Appeal (Hong Kong)

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Coordinates: 22°16′41.38″N 114°9′47.23″E / 22.2781611°N 114.1631194°E / 22.2781611; 114.1631194

Court of Appeal
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Entrance of the High Court
Established 1 July 1997
Country  Hong Kong
Location 38 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Authorized by Hong Kong Basic Law
Decisions are appealed to Court of Final Appeal
President of the Court of Appeal
Currently The Hon Mr Justice Andrew Cheung

The Court of Appeal of the High Court of Hong Kong is the second most senior court in the Hong Kong legal system. It deals with appeals on all civil and criminal cases from the Court of First Instance and the District Court. It is one of two courts that makes up the High Court of Hong Kong (which was formerly known as the Supreme Court of Hong Kong). Sometimes criminal appeals from Magistrates' Courts with general public importance are also dealt with in the Court of Appeal, either by referral by a single judge from the Court of First Instance, or upon granting of leave on application for review by the Secretary for Justice.

This court also hears appeals from the Lands Tribunal and various tribunals and statutory bodies.

Andrew Cheung, President of the Court of Appeal

The current president of the Court of Appeal is Andrew Cheung, Chief Judge of the High Court of Hong Kong.

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