警用蒙面法下令除罩違憲

上訴庭維持蒙面法第5條違憲裁決,即警方不能根據蒙面法命令市民除面罩,但有大律師指,不論有沒有蒙面法,警方都可根據《警隊條例》截查可疑市民,「成日都見到啲後生仔喺港鐵站一字排開俾人搜身,除晒口罩」。他提醒市民被截查時可向警員查問緣由,警方必須交代他認為「可疑」之處才可行使警權,「唔可以一見到後生就查」。

Why domestic workers are the unsung heroes of Hong Kong’s coronavirus crisis

As the world is gripped by the COVID-19 outbreak, there is an outpouring of gratitude for frontline medical workers who risk their health and safety to treat patients. Overdue credit has also been given to truck drivers and grocery store workers who put in long hours to meet the increased demand for food and daily supplies.

禁蒙面法|上訴庭裁政府大部份得直 法政匯思:裁決偏向相信政府

去年修例風波引發多次激烈衝突,政府引用《緊急法》定立《禁蒙面法》,原訟庭去年11月裁定《緊急情況規例條例》及《禁止蒙面規例》違憲,頒令《禁蒙面法》無效,政府一方不服裁決提出上訴。上訴庭昨日裁定政府部分上訴得直,其中政府引用《緊急法》上訴得直,而引《緊急法》定立的《禁蒙面法》中,則認為在合法集結中禁蒙面法屬違憲,但限制非法集會,或未經准許集結的人士蒙面,不屬違憲,換言之,上訴庭認為新例適用於非法集會上蒙面的人士身上。