Smart Talk | Grenville Cross & Oscar Kwok clarify balance of powers: Is judicial reform the only way out?
There has been a heated debate recently over the topic whether Hong Kong has separation of powers, and some people have raised questions about judicial independence and justice of sentencing. To clarify the correct concept and address public concerns, DotDotNews is honored to invite two guests with much expertise and experience in their realms: Grenville Cross, who is a Senior Counsel, Law Professor and former Director of Public Prosecutions, together with Oscar KWOK Yam-shu, Deputy Commissioner of HK Police Force. This episode is hosted by Eunice YUNG Hoi-yan, a legislative councillor and barrister.
They have an in-depth discussion over several issues. What system does HK have to ensure check and balance of powers? What does judicial independence really mean? Is judicial reform the only way to solve current problems? Check out the video to see their insights.