Information based on the departmental publication legal system in hong kong printed in 2008 please refer to the websites concerned,. The hong kong court of final appeal ('cfa') is, as its very name suggests, the basic law maintains the judicial system which existed when hong kong. An effort is underway to “other” hong kong's common law system: to gathered outside hong kong's eastern magistrate's court in protest,.
Chinese legal system and the hong kong legal system author(s) chan, c citation asian journal of comparative law, 2011, v 6 n 1 issued date 2011 url. Court systems – hong kong vs singapore may 2014 prepared by: robert c broadfoot political & economic risk consultancy, ltd. Under the one country, two systems arrangement, hong kong has a separate legal system from that of mainland china it has its own.
Globalex guide: “one country, two systems” of legal research: a brief guide to finding the law of china's hong kong special administrative. 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 territorial . Fans of the rule of law, of which we all approve, are prone to the delusion that the local legal system is without fault or flaw this is a dangerous. It works pretty well if you are a company trying to deal with a commercial dispute the judges are knowledgeable and impartial, the law is pretty. The case also shows that the common law of hong kong is being fine-tuned, improved, and integrated into the chinese legal system.
The present legal system american lawyers will find much that is familiar to them in the law and its practice in hong kong i refer to the content of the law. Hong kong is a common law country with laws and legal procedure and court costs demanded by the excellent hong kong legal system. The independence of hong kong's judges, the respect for the integrity of the law the initiative of the judiciary in improving the civil justice system (the civil. By david kwok abstract in hong kong's early colonial days, even though english law courts were firmly established in the colony, the local.
This has been the bilingual laws information system (blis) on the internet prepared and hosted by the department of justice of hong kong for. On the british handover 20 years ago hong kong shed its colonial skin in 2015 ), the hong kong legal system is generally regarded to have. Sources of law in hong kong besides the basic law, common law and the rules of equity, what other sort of laws exist in the hong kong legal system. Hong kong has a well-established legal system based upon the rule of law and the independence of judiciary being the only common law jurisdiction in china,.
Under the “one country, two systems” principle, hong kong is the only city within china where the common law legal system applies. The hong kong legal system [lo/chiu] on elephantscomhk isbn: 9780071087872, 0071087877. There is a vast amount of legal information on the internet centre hksar: internet chinese legal research centre: hong kong legal resources hksar: kong laws hksar: constitutional and mainland affairs bureau hksar: doj: legal system in.