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Appointments to Copyright Tribunal announced

   The Government today (November 16) announced that the Chief Executive has re-appointed Mr Albert Wong Kwai-huen as Chairman and Ms Grace Chu Hing-wah and Mr Kenneth Wong Wing-yan as members of the Copyright Tribunal for a two-year term with effect from December 1, 2018.

   The Chief Executive has also appointed Ms Loretta Fong Wan-huen as a new member of the tribunal for a two-year term with effect from February 1, 2019.

   "We would like to express our gratitude to the outgoing member Ms Chan Ching-chu for her service to the tribunal over the past years," a Government spokesman said.

   The Copyright Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body established under the Copyright Ordinance. It adjudicates on disputes concerning the terms and conditions of copyright licensing schemes devised by licensing bodies. It consists of a chairman, a deputy chairman and seven members.

   The full membership of the Copyright Tribunal, with effect from February 1, 2019, is as follows:

Mr Albert Wong Kwai-huen (Chairman)
Mr Kenny Wong Kam-shan (Deputy Chairman)
Dr Sunny Chai Ngai-chiu
Ms Grace Chu Hing-wah
Professor Michael Siu Kin-wai
Mr Kenneth Wong Wing-yan
Mr Alan Yip Chi-wing
Mr Cheung Ka-li
Ms Loretta Fong Wan-huen

Ends/Friday, November 16, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:00