Sir John Joseph Swaine, CBE, QC, JP (Traditional Chinese: 施偉賢爵士, 22 April 1932 – 7 August 2012) was the President of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1993 to 1995. A barrister by training, Swaine was an appointed and unofficial member of the council. Before 1993, the President was the Governor of Hong Kong. He was the Deputy President of the Council between 1991 and 1993, when the Governor refrained from presiding over the Council meetings. The post was abolished with the election of the President of the Council from amongst the councillors (thus replacing the Governor).

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  • Sir John Joseph Swaine, CBE, QC, JP (Traditional Chinese: 施偉賢爵士, 22 April 1932 – 7 August 2012) was the President of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1993 to 1995. A barrister by training, Swaine was an appointed and unofficial member of the council. Before 1993, the President was the Governor of Hong Kong. He was the Deputy President of the Council between 1991 and 1993, when the Governor refrained from presiding over the Council meetings. The post was abolished with the election of the President of the Council from amongst the councillors (thus replacing the Governor). After his work at the Legco, Swaine return to the private practice of law. The Swaine family (John Joseph, his son John Joseph Edward, and Jason Mark) owns Intergood Limited. John Joseph Edward Swaine is also a barrister and CEO of the Media Bank. His son John L. Swaine is a law student in England. Swaine was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1975, an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1980 and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1987. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1995. He died in Malta on 7 August 2012 while on holiday. (en)
  • 施偉賢爵士,CBE,LLD,QC,SC,JP(英语:Sir John Joseph Swaine,1932年4月22日-2012年8月7日),曾任香港立法局主席。在這之前,立法局的主席一直都由香港總督擔任,而他從1991年開始成為立法局首任副主席。施偉賢爵士本身是一位法學教授,後來被委任進入立法局成為最後一任非官守議員。 (zh)
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  • 施偉賢爵士,CBE,LLD,QC,SC,JP(英语:Sir John Joseph Swaine,1932年4月22日-2012年8月7日),曾任香港立法局主席。在這之前,立法局的主席一直都由香港總督擔任,而他從1991年開始成為立法局首任副主席。施偉賢爵士本身是一位法學教授,後來被委任進入立法局成為最後一任非官守議員。 (zh)
  • Sir John Joseph Swaine, CBE, QC, JP (Traditional Chinese: 施偉賢爵士, 22 April 1932 – 7 August 2012) was the President of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1993 to 1995. A barrister by training, Swaine was an appointed and unofficial member of the council. Before 1993, the President was the Governor of Hong Kong. He was the Deputy President of the Council between 1991 and 1993, when the Governor refrained from presiding over the Council meetings. The post was abolished with the election of the President of the Council from amongst the councillors (thus replacing the Governor). (en)
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