1 edition of The Hong Kong Basic Law found in the catalog.
The Hong Kong Basic Law
Priscilla Mei-fun Leung
|Other titles||Hybrid of common law and Chinese law|
|Statement||Priscilla Leung Mei-fun|
|LC Classifications||KNQ9344.51997 .L48 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 473 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||473|
|LC Control Number||2007320660|
Hong Kong Basic Law Annotations and Commentary represents a watershed in terms of how the Basic Law will be cited and referred to, as a pre-eminent annotated work to stand beside Hong Kong Civil Procedure: The White Book. Hong Kong Basic Law Article 23 (Chinese: 香港基本法第二十三條) is an article in the Basic Law of Hong states that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region "shall enact laws on its own to prohibit any act of treason, secession, sedition, subversion against the Central People's Government, or theft of state secrets, to prohibit foreign political organizations or bodies from.
The book can be considered as a symbolic achievement regarding the research of 'one country, two systems' policy and the Basic Law in the law circle for it has an accurate understanding of policies, clear academic principle and broad vision, which plays a significant role in improving the level of researching Hong Kong and Macao basic law and Author: Wang Zhen Min. 7. Commercial Law - Text, Cases and Materials (4th edition, LS Sealy and RJA Hooley) 8. Tort Law in Hong Kong (3rd edition, Rick Glofcheski) 9. Contract Law in Hong Kong (, Lee Mason) Criminal Procedure in Hong Kong - A Guide for Students and Practitioners (2nd edition, Amanda Whitfort) Land Law in Hong Kong (4th edition, SH Goo and.
This is the first systematic analysis of the constitutional, legal, economic, social and political systems of Hong Kong as a special administrative region of China. It examines the Basic Law against its historical and socio-economic contexts, including its international and domestic foundations, and the loss and the resumption of sovereignty by China. The Basic Law Library is a joint project of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Basic Law Institute. The Library was opened on 20 December and is managed by the Hong Kong Public Libraries, Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The Basic Law Library located at the 5/F of City Hall Public Library has an area of about m2.
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The Hong Kong Basic Law is the constitutional document which sets out the general policies and system of government for Hong Kong under the “one country, two systems” formula. It promises Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy, seeks to preserve a separate common law system with an independent judiciary, and guarantees a long list of rights and : Paperback.
Introduction to the Hong Kong Basic Law book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Taking efffect as soon as China reclaimed its sove /5.
By interpreting the Basic Law, Hong Kong’s courts have reviewed legislation and executive decisions, and have achieved a “second founding” of the Basic Law as an enforceable constitution. This book is the first comprehensive account of how the Hong Kong courts gained this vital power of judicial by: 3.
Hong Kong's Basic Law sits above all laws of the territory and is unique and important to both Hong Kong and China. Since coming into effect inwhen the China resumed sovereignty over this Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong's jurisprudence has been shaped by decisions touching upon diverse areas including the criminal process, fair hearings, property rights, human r.
2 nd Edition of Introduction to the Hong Kong Basic Law By Danny Gittings Danny Gittings has taught and examined thousands of students in courses on the Hong Kong Basic Law as an Associate Professor at the College of Humanities and Law in the University of Hong Kong’s School of Professional and Continuing Education.
A former journalist, he regularly hosts Backchat, RTHK’s main English. The dramatic story of Hong Kong's return to China and the 16 years which have followed is not always an easy one to understand.
Books: 'Introduction to the Hong Kong Basic Law', by. The laws in force in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be this Law, the laws previously in force in Hong Kong as provided for in Article 8 of this Law, and the laws enacted by the legislature of the Size: 1MB.
Under the Basic Law, Hong Kong's courts are responsible - "within the limits of [its] autonomy" - for determining whether the government's actions are legal. Amendment to Annex II to the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China Concerning the Method for the Formation of the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Its Voting Procedures (Recorded at the Sixteenth Session of the Standing Committee of.
Drafting and Promulgation of the Basic Law and Hong Kong’s Reuniication with the Motherland At its ninth plenary meeting in Februarythe Drafting Committee voted on the Basic Law (Draft) and the Regional Flag and Regional Emblem (Amendment).
Atwo-thirds majority (34 votes) voted in favour of No. 2 design (centre).File Size: 2MB. The Basic Law and Hong Kong: The 15th Anniversary of Reunification with the Motherland [Tam Wai-Chu Maria] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
The Basic Law and Hong Kong: The 15th Anniversary of Reunification with the MotherlandManufacturer: The Working Group on Overseas Community. The Basic Law Library is a joint project of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Basic Law Institute. The Library was opened on 20 December and is managed by the Hong Kong Public Libraries, Leisure and Cultural Services Department.
The Hong Kong Basic Law sets out the sources of law, the relationship between the Hong Kong SAR and the Central Government, the fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents, and the structure and functions of the branches of local government, and it provides for the amendment and interpretation of the Basic iction: Hong Kong.
This introduction traces the origins of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the concepts and legal issues that surround it. Drawing on the experience of the first 15 years, it then analyses the content of the Hong Kong Basic Law, especially in relation to Hong Kong's political system, the judiciary, and human rights.
Hong Kong's Basic Law sits above all laws of the territory and is unique and important to both Hong Kong and China. Since coming into effect inwhen the China resumed sovereignty over this Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong's jurisprudence has been shaped by decisions touching upon diverse areas including the criminal process, fair hearings, property rights, human rights and.
The Hong Kong Basic Law may be a “unique document”, as the Court of Appeal observed in HKSAR v Ma Wai Kwan David,1 the ﬁ rst case to consider its nature after the 1 July handover. But, for all its importance, the Hong Kong Basic Law is a remark- ably difﬁ cult document to deﬁ Size: KB.
The freedom of marriage of Hong Kong residents and their right to raise a family freely shall be protected by law. Article 38 Hong Kong residents shall enjoy the other rights and freedoms safeguarded by the laws of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Article Hong Kong Basic Law Handbook continues to be the definitive work for anyone interested in understanding the operation of the Basic Law. A number of significant developments in constitutional law have taken place since the publication of the first edition in This book, containing chapters authored by members of the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong, covers all aspects of the Basic Law.
The authors have tried to be ambitious, and aimed to include treatment not just of the legal constitutional dimensions of the Basic Law but also to impart a sense of its historical, social, economic and political aspects.
Hong Kong Basic Law Article 45 (Chinese: 香港基本法第四十五條) is an article in the Basic Law (constitution) of Hong Kong. It states that the Chief executive should be chosen by universal suffrage upon nomination by a broadly representative nominating committee as an eventual goal.
This introduction traces the origins of the Hong Kong Basic Law and the concepts and legal issues that surround it.
Drawing on the experience of the first 15 years, it then analyses the content of the Hong Kong Basic Law, especially in relation to Hong Kong\'s political system, the judiciary and human rights.Table of Hong Kong Basic Law Provisions and Related Documents xvii Table of Other Legislation and International Agreements, Conventions xxiii and Treaties Chapter 1 Introduction 1 Chapter 2 Birth of the Hong Kong Basic Law 9 The Deadline 10 Sino-British Joint Declaration 13 Drafting the Hong Kong Basic Law The Basic Law is a constitutional document for the HKSAR.
It enshrines within a legal document the important concepts of ‘one country, two systems’, ‘Hong Kong People administering Hong Kong’ and a high degree of autonomy. It also prescribes the various systems to be practised in the HKSAR. The Basic Law consists of.