Ho Chio Meng

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Not to be confused with Ho Chi Minh.
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Ho.
Ho Chio Meng
Procurator General of Macau
In office
Preceded by Antonio Simoes Redinha as Attorney General of Macau
Succeeded by Ip Son Sang
Personal details
Born 1955
Nationality Macanese, Chinese
Residence Macau
Alma mater Southwest China University of Political Science and Law, Law College of Beijing University, University of Coimbra, University of Macau
Occupation prosecutor
Profession lawyer

Ho Chio Meng (born 1955) was the first Prosecutor General of the Public Prosecutions Office of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, having been appointed in 1999, and re-appointed in 2004 and 2009; he served until 20 December 2014, when he was replaced by Ip Son Sang, a judge.

Ho was also the President of the Macau Public Prosecutors Commission, President of the Macau Justice and Prosecution Society, and Honorary President of the Macau Juridical and Economic Authority.

Ho's ancestors moved to Macau from Panyu, Guangdong Province, in 1824, and he belongs to the fifth generation of his family to have lived in the enclave. He was born in Macau, and, as a child, he moved with his family to Mainland China in 1958, where he remained for the next three decades.

Chinese Civil Servant[edit]

From 1972 to 1979, Ho worked for the Guangzhou Bureau for Foreign Trade, where he was involved in the areas of trade (import and export of foodstuffs) and of administration.

Legal career[edit]

Ho studied law at Southwest China University of Political Science and Law from 1979 to 1983, and received a Ph.D. and a bachelor's degree in Law.

Ho served in Guangdong Provincial People's High Court from 1987 to 1990 as Assistant Judge, Judge, and Chief of Court.

After returning to Macau in 1990, Ho went to the University of Coimbra in Portugal, to further his study of the Portuguese language and law. Upon his return to Macau, he obtained a bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Macau.

In 1998, Ho took the Training Course for Senior Public Servants of Macau at the National Administration Institute of China, and he completed a doctoral course in Economic Law at the Law College of Beijing University in 2002.[1]

Macau Civil Servant[edit]

In Macau, Ho took up the post of Coordinator of the High Commissioner's Office Against Corruption of Administrative Illegality in 1993, becoming Deputy High Commissioner in 1995, and he served, as required, as Acting High Commissioner.

Ho also became a magistrate in Macau.


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Preceded by
Antonio Simoes Redinha
as Attorney General of Macau
Procurator General of Macau
1999- 2014
Succeeded by
Ip Son Sang