By Raymond Wacks

As Hong Kong enters its 3rd yr less than chinese language rule, the analysis for the typical legislations is still doubtful. Can the inconceivable doctrine of 'one nation, platforms' be made to paintings? Will the political controversies that proceed to bedevil the territory undermine the guideline of legislations and the integrity of the felony order?

The 21 essays during this vital new assortment think of those, and plenty of different, questions. the 1st half examines a number of difficulties that lie on the center of the elemental Law's promise of criminal continuity. Hong Kong's financial order and its felony buttresses are analysed partly 2, whereas the essays partially three hint the shifts in social values as mirrored either in chinese language and Hong Kong law.

Though they include a large sector, the contributions to this quantity recommend that, whereas many difficulties lie forward, Hong Kong's legislations and criminal approach appear effectively entrenched to suffer good into the future.

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