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The English and Hong Kong legal systems

by John White

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Published by Commercial Press, Ltd., Hong Kong Polytechnic in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Hong Kong,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Law -- China -- Hong Kong -- Problems, exercises, etc.,
    • Law -- Great Britain -- Problems, exercises, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn White.
      ContributionsWhite, John., Hong Kong Polytechnic.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsK3184 .W45 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 261 p. :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2233967M
      ISBN 109620760352
      LC Control Number89102675
      OCLC/WorldCa20559305

      LexisNexis proudly presents The Concise Hong Kong English-Chinese Legal Dictionary, the abridged soft cover edition of the comprehensive, hard-bound dictionary used by legal practitioners throughout Hong Kong. It is the first and only Hong Kong legal dictionary with reference to local authorities. cusses the essential role of the English language in making the 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-.

      SUEP e-Book. A collection offered by Sino United Electronic Publishing Ltd. (SUEP) through the “HyRead ebook”platform, comprising Chinese books that are mainly published in Hong Kong, covering children books for paired reading, literature and fiction, as well as books on business and economics, household knowledge, social sciences, technology and medicines, language learning, education.   Yojana Sharma. HONG KONG, May 6 (IPS) - The mammoth task of translat pages of Hong Kong’s laws from English into Chinese was completed last week, in advance of the June 30 handover of the British Colony to Chinese rule. However, doubts remain over whether Hong Kong can operate a truly bilingual legal system after decades of conducting legal matters in English — .

        Hong Kong Legal System. The Rule of Law; Sources of Law in Hong Kong; Court Structure and The Judiciary; Criminal and Civil Law; The Department of Justice; The Legal Profession; Legal Aid; Arbitration ; Mediation; Other Government Legal Departments ; Updated on 6 December Eric Ip, Law & Justice in Hong Kong () Hong Kong: Sweet & Maxwell Michael J. Fischer, The Legal System of Hong Kong () Hong Kong: Blue Dragon Asia Ltd. Stefan HC Lo & Wing Hong Chui, The Hong Kong Legal System () Singapore: McGraw- Hill Education (Asia) Ian Dobinson and Derek Roebuck, Introduction to Law in the Hong Kong SAR, 2nd ed., Sweet & Maxwell, Hong Kong,


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