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GA and ors v Director of Immigration, Final appeal, ILDC 1702 (HK 2014), FACV 7, 8, 9 & 10/2013, (2014) 17 HKCFAR 60, [2014] 3 HKC 11, FACV 7/2013 (2014), 18th February 2014, Hong Kong; Court of Final Appeal [HKCFA]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 May 2019

Whether a right to work existed in Hong Kong for persons mandated as refugees under the Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees or for recognized torture claimants under the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.

Whether a minimum level of severity had to be shown to amount to cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment.

Whether the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (‘ICCPR’) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (‘ICESCR’) were directly enforceable in Hong Kong by individuals.

Whether Article 6 of the ICESCR was incorporated into Hong Kong’s domestic law.

Whether the 1976 reservation of the United Kingdom government upon its ratification of the ICCPR and the ICESCR had effect in Hong Kong in relation to the applicability of Article 6 of the ICESCR.

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