China law insight home » the legal system and civil procedure for commercial dispute resolution in hong kong (part ii of ii) the legal system and civil procedure for commercial dispute resolution in hong kong (part ii of ii) by king & wood mallesons on may 31, 2012. The basic law ensures that the legal system in the hksar will continue to give effect to the rule of law by providing that the laws previously in force in hong kong shall be maintained, save for any that contravene the basic law and subject to any subsequent amendment by the hksar legislature. Judgments which are of significance as legal precedents on points of law, practice and procedure of the courts and of public interests from the following courts delivered between 1946 and 1948, and from 1966 onwards are available on this website . Legal system in hong kong, macao and taiwan hong kong on july 1, 1997, the people's republic of china resumed the exercise of sovereignty over hong kong to maintain national unity and. Hong kong legal system read whole topic back print forward home.
What is the difference between banks in hong kong that are either incorporated inside or outside of hong kong what's the difference between the education system in hong kong and singapore how do the legal systems of china and hong kong compare. The criminal law information based on the departmental publication legal system in hong kong printed in 2008 please refer to the websites concerned, as provided, for more detailed or latest information regarding the issues involved. The legal system of occupational safety and health (osh) and the supervisory organization in mainland china and hong kong are briefly reviewed in this article it appears that there are several similar areas of osh between hong.
Hong kong legal system open and accessible to the outside world such access is crucial for hong kong as an international center of trade, finance, and commerce part iv analyzes the efforts of the hong kong legal and judiciary departments, as well as academ. Now fast-forward to post-1997, how has hong kong’s legal system adjusted to a new political reality, and what controversial legal rulings have been made in the sar thus far, as stern monuments of the city’s colonial-era legal legacy look on. The socialist civil law system upon hong kong's common law legal system and, consequently, poses a threat to the survival of hong kong's independ- ent judiciary and legal system.
A distinguished former top judge has launched a stinging attack on hong kong’s legal system, lashing out at how judicial reviews were being “misused” and some judgments “so obscure” that. “the legal system in hong kong is the common law system,” geoffrey ma, the chief justice of the court of final appeal, said in a jan 8 speech delivered in impeccable british english. According to the basic law, under the principle of “one country, two systems”, the socialist system and policies are not practised in hong kong and its capitalist economic and trade systems remain unchanged.
The legal system of hong kong is based on the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary of hong kong|judiciary the constitutional framework for the legal system is provided by the basic law the constitutional framework for the legal system is provided by the basic law. Legal system the legal system of the hong kong special administrative region (hksar) is based on the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary. Law with another legal system (australia, singapore, hong kong) this four-year programme will allow you to spend your first two years of study at ucl, the third year studying law overseas in australia, singapore or hong kong and the fourth and final year completing your studies at ucl.
Get the best hong kong legal system notes for the pcll conversion exams our legal system pcll conversion notes are the leading online study resource for hong kong pcll conversion examinations download free pdf sample pcll conversion notes and model exams to help you pass your pcll conversion examinations helping students since 2010. Introduction to hong kong's legal system the hong kong special administrative region, while constitutionally integrated into the people’s republic of china, retains the common law system of governance used during its 150 years under the jurisdiction of the united kingdom. Yes, it is hong kong common law, and it's based on the precepts, principles and framework of english common law (that is, the common law of england and wales) to say that hong kong uses english law is just a convenient shorthand to mean the above -- it doesn't actually use english law itself.
The united states enjoys substantial economic and social ties with hong kong us companies have a generally favorable view of hong kong's business environment, including its legal system and the free flow of information, low taxation, and infrastructure. By edward a gargan ong kong -- when protesters lay in the street earlier this year to oppose china's plans for the colony and were arrested for doing so, they knew they would be judged under a centuries-old legal system, the common law tradition of the british colonial government.
Hong kong strategy mayer brown 20 nov 1995 foreign investors who wish to invest in the lao pdr have to look at two principal pieces of legislation. Law in hong kong the basic lawthe law of hong kong is based on the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary the constitutional framework for the legal system is provided by the hong kong basic law. U pa j int'l econ l hong kong under british administration to most people in hong kong, the preservation of the existing legal system is of crucial importance to the high degree of.