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Judicial Independence and the Rule of Law in Hong Kong

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Edited by: Steve Tsang

ISBN13: 9780333930526
ISBN: 0333930525
Published: July 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Scholarly
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £102.00

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This book examines whether judicial independence and the rule of law can survive in Hong Kong under Chinese sovereignty. It examines 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. It also scrutinizes the threats from the need to accommodate national security and wider political concerns. The 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.

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Preface and Acknowledgements - List of Abbreviations - Notes on the Contributors - Commitment to the Rule of Law and Judicial Independence; S.Tsang - The Rule of Law and Criminal Justice in the Nineteenth Century; C.Munn - Judicial Independence under the Basic Law; B.Weng - The National Security Factor: Putting Article 23 of the Basic Law in Perspective; H.Fu - Individual and Institutional Independence of the Judiciary; P.Wesley-Smith - Prospect for the Due Process under Chinese Sovereignty; J.Chan - Freedom of the Press and the Rule of Law; R.Cullen - Prospect for the Rule of Law: The Political Dimension; L.F.Goodstadt - Index