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June 24th, 2009

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Public Consultation on Prisoners’ Voting Right

February 10th, 2009

On 9 February 2009, the Hong Kong Government published the Consultation Document on Prisoners’ Voting Right to seek the public’s views on the policy options on the relaxation of the ban on prisoners’ voting right and the practical arrangements for prisoners and remanded unconvicted persons to vote.

Relating to the relaxation of the ban on prisoners’ voting right, the Government has put forward the following policy options:

(i)  to remove the existing disqualification provision under which the following people will be disqualified for voting:
(ii)  to disqualify prisoners from voting if they are serving a sentence of imprisonment for a sufficiently long period; and
(iii)  to disqualify prisoners from voting if they are serving a sentence of imprisonment for a sufficiently long period while enabling them to resume the right to vote in the last few years of imprisonment. [press release]

Protected: Appeal Court overturns ruling in right to remain silence case

January 29th, 2009

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鏗鏘集- 民間電台(2008年12月22日)

December 23rd, 2008

Interpreting Hong Kong’s Basic Law

December 18th, 2008


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December 16th, 2008

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December 13th, 2008

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December 9th, 2008

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Hong Kong Law Journal Vol 37 (2007)

August 17th, 2008

Hong Kong Law Journal

Volume 37 Part 2 2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SPECIAL ISSUE COMMEMORATING THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
The Place of Comparative Law in the Developing Jurisprudence on the Rule of Law and Human Rights in Hong Kong     Sir Anthony Mason 299

The Secretary for Justice as the Protector of the Public Interest – Continuity and Development   Hon Wong Yan Lung

319
The Imperatives of One Country, Two Systems: One Country Before Two Systems? Denis Chang
351
The Intersection of Chinese Law and the Common Law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Question of Technique or Politics? Yash Ghai 363
Basic Law and Constitutional Review: The First Decade Johannes Chan 407
Constitutional Review under the Basic Law: The Rise, Retreat and Resurgence of Judicial Power in Hong Kong Po Jen Yap 449
A Decade of Self-Incrimination in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Simon N.M. Young 475
Basic Law, Basic Politics: The Constitutional Game of Hong Kong Benny Y.T. Tai 503
Small Circle, Entrenched Interest: The Electoral Anomalies of Hong Kong Deputies to the National People’s Congress D.W. Choy and Fu Hualing 579
From the Judicial Committee of the British Privy Council to the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress – an Evaluation of the Legal Interpretive System after the Handover Zhenmin Wang 605
Subject Matter Limitation on the NPCSC’s Power to Interpret the Basic Law  Ling Bing 619
A Tale of Two Islands: Comparative Reflections on Constitutionalism in Hong Kong and Taiwan Albert H.Y. Chen 647
The Transformation of Chinese Law – From Formal to Substantial Jianfu Chen 689