Hong Kong Visas Options for Final Appeal Documentation Required

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www.hongkongvisahandbook.com - the Complete D-I-Y, 100% Free guide to commencing the Hong Kong visa final appeal process as found in the Hong Kong Visa Handbook. On the Hong Kong Visa Handbook website you will discover every possible resource required to effectively finish a Hong Kong visa application at the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

Section 53 of the Immigration Ordinance provides for superior officer oversight of the decisions which the rank and file are making in the conduct of their duties under immigration legislation. Section 53 states that any person aggrieved by a decision, act or omission of any public officer, done or made in the exercise or performance of any powers, functions or duties under the Immigration Ordinance may by notice in writing within 14-days, object to that decision, act or omission.

This process can take up to 6 months to complete and if the person seeking review is in Hong Kong as a visitor, he will not be allowed to remain whilst the review process is pending.

If section 53 is not to be travelled, then you may seek direct intervention of the Chief Executive but only if there is a significant matter of public interest. Both are problematic.

The alternate to either section 53 or direct intervention by chief executive, you also have the option which Judicial Review of Administrative Action notwithstanding but you must instruct a solicitor and effectively take the Immigration Department to court by way judicial review.

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Hong Kong Visas Options for Final Appeal Documentation Required

  1. 1. Pre‐Submission  Checklist  Options for Final Appeal   Section 53 Immigration Ordinance Review  Detailed covering letter to the Chief Secretary citing your file reference number requesting  a review of the refusal decision of the Director of Immigration.  Direct Appeal to the Chief Executive  One page letter citing your file reference number and setting out in brief why the refusal of  your application is a matter of significant public interest.  Notes  www.hongkongvisahandbook.com 

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