Hong Kong :: Same-sex couples are entitled to the same employment benefits as opposite-sex couples

HONG KONGCase: Leung Chun Kwong v Secretary for the Civil Service and Commissioner of Inland RevenueCourt: Court of Final AppealDate issued: 6th June 2019Subject: Same-sex couples are entitled to the same employment benefits as opposite-sex couplesSubstance: In a landmark decision, the Court of Final Appeal unanimously overturned the Court of Appeal’s ruling in finding that same-sex couples who are legally married abroad are entitled to the same employment and tax benefits enjoyed by heterosexual spouses in Hong Kong …

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