• Short Summary

    Dignified ceremonial marked the opening of the new Assizes of the Supreme Court in Hongkong (Jan. 22.)
    In the morning tropical sun, the 1st Bn.

  • Description

    Dignified ceremonial marked the opening of the new Assizes of the Supreme Court in Hongkong (Jan. 22.)
    In the morning tropical sun, the 1st Bn. The Green Howards front of the Supreme Court Building to present a guard of honour. The Regimental Band was in attendance.

    The Hon. the Chief Justice, Sir Michael Hogan, followed by the mace bearer inspected the guard of honour and took the salute.

    Hongkong's justices, leading lawyers and distinguished personalities attended the ceremonial.

    After the salute and inspiration, the Chief Justice accompanied by his colleagues returned in a dignified procession to the Court Building, where after a reception, they got down to the serious business of dispensing justice in the new Assizes.

    A new Assizes - signifying the progress in the judicial system in the Britain colony in the Far East.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6X2ZMLEWKFIOLU259ARJ7Q509
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X2ZMLEWKFIOLU259ARJ7Q509
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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