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The Role Of Non-Judicial Mechanisms In Protecting Individual Rights : The China And Hong Kong Experiences, Ren Yue Jun 2003

The Role Of Non-Judicial Mechanisms In Protecting Individual Rights : The China And Hong Kong Experiences, Ren Yue

CAPS Working Paper Series

This study intends to examine, from a socio-legal perspective, the different ways of individual rights protection in the Chinese Mainland and Hong Kong. The common misperception is that as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is allowed to maintain its legal system inherited from the British colonial times, its residents enjoy more and wider individual freedoms than their Mainland compatriots. However, a comparison of relevant individual rights provisions of both Chinese Constitution and Hong Kong Basic Law finds that there is virtually no significant difference between them. The true differences of individual rights protection lie in various non-judicial mechanisms rooted in …


Politics Without Democracy: A Study Of The New Principal Officials Accountability In Hong Kong, Christine Loh, Richard Cullen May 2003

Politics Without Democracy: A Study Of The New Principal Officials Accountability In Hong Kong, Christine Loh, Richard Cullen

San Diego International Law Journal

his Article seeks to discuss a range of issues related to the POAS. These issues include: The "one country, two systems" framework; The background to the introduction of the POAS; The fundamentals of the POAS; The notion of accountability pre- and post-POAS; An evaluation of executive government systems; The issues arising from the implementation of POAS; and, A best practice ministerial model for Hong Kong.


The Threat Of Article 23 To Civil Liberties In The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Inbal Sansani Jan 2003

The Threat Of Article 23 To Civil Liberties In The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Inbal Sansani

Human Rights Brief

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