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Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong : St. Antony's - Steve Tsang

Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong

St. Antony's

By: Steve Tsang (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 19th April 2001
ISBN: 9780333930526
Number Of Pages: 224

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This book examines whether judicial independence and the rule of law can survive in Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty. Contributors assess their protection under the Basic Law, the institutional and individual independence of the judiciary, and the maintenance of the due process and a free press. They also scrutinize the threats stemming from the need to accommodate national security and wider political concerns. These assessments are set in the context of a comparison with the early years of British rule and based on developments in the two years following the handover.

'...painstaking, well-documented, and plain-spoken survey of one of the foundations of life in Hong Kong today.' - Jonathan Mirsky

Commitment to the Rule of law and Judicial Independence
The Rule of Law and Criminal Justice in the Nineteenth Century
Judicial Independence under the Basic Law
TheNational Secu
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ISBN: 9780333930526
ISBN-10: 0333930525
Series: St. Antony's
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 19th April 2001
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1