Court of First Instance (Hong Kong)

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Court of First Instance
HK HighCourt Entrance.JPG
Entrance of the High Court
Established 1997
Country  Hong Kong
Location 38 Queensway, Admiralty,  Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°16′41.38″N 114°9′47.23″E / 22.2781611°N 114.1631194°E / 22.2781611; 114.1631194Coordinates: 22°16′41.38″N 114°9′47.23″E / 22.2781611°N 114.1631194°E / 22.2781611; 114.1631194
Authorized by Hong Kong Basic Law
Decisions are appealed to Court of Appeal
Website http://www.judiciary.gov.hk/en/index/index.htm
Chief Justice of the High Court
Currently The Hon Mr Andrew Cheung

The Court of First Instance of the High Court of Hong Kong Is one of two courts in Hong Kong's High Court (formerly known as the Supreme Court); it was formerly the High Court of Justice of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong' before 1 July 1997. On one hand it is a court of record with unlimited jurisdiction in both civil and criminal matters. In the other hand it is also an appellate court hearing appeals from:

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