Thursday, April 17, 2014   

Lau Siu-kai foresees more lawsuits over welfare ruling
(12-18 12:57)

The former head of the Central Policy Unit, Lau Siu-kai, said today more lawsuits related to the rights of mainlanders are likely following the Court of Final Appeal ruling that held as unconstitutional, the policy of excluding new immigrants who had not stayed in Hong Kong for more than seven years from welfare under the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance scheme.
Professor Lau told RTHK, that to limit the impact of the court's ruling, the government may come under pressure to discuss the prevailing immigration policy for mainlanders with Beijing.

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