Hong Kong Law Journal 1971 - 2017

Vol. 17 of 1987

INDEX OF CONTENTS

EDITORIALS
Hong Kong and the Commonwealth Law Conference 1
The Robinson Report: What Future the District Court? 2
A Disappointing Draft of Hong Kong's Bill of Rights 133
The Public Order (Amendment) Ordinance: Alarming the Public 136
The Need for Direct Elections to the Hong Kong Legislature 139
Film Censorship and Official Secrets 285
Does Hong Kong Really Need So Many More Lawyers? 286
ARTICLES
Duplicity: the rule and its consequences - W S Clarke and Peter Morrow 4
Hong Kong code of takeovers and mergers: toothless watchdog or handmaiden of equality - Alan Au 24
Liability of officials under the Tang Code - Geoffrey MacCormack 142
Licensing loopholes for Hong Kong's travel agents: a guided tour of regulatory reforms - Gary N Heilbronn 163
The Control of Obscene and Indecent Articles Ordinance 1987 - Johannes Chan 288
The right to make a closing speech in criminal cases - Michael Wilkinson 307
Loitering in Hong Kong - Peter Morrow 329
NOTES AND COMMENTS
The Transaction Levy Programme: A Possible Solution To the Solicitors' Professional Indemnity Crisis - S Nathanson 62
The Governor, The Secretary of State and the Prerogative of Mercy - N J Miners 77
The Chinese Language Legislation Scheme and the Problem of Judicial Gloss - Yuen Chi-wing 89
Are Large Law Firms Legal? - Michael A Olesniclcy 188
The Sentencing of Juveniles in Hong Kong - I T Heath 193
Damage to Cargo - The Aliakmon - Julianne P Doe 199
Subject to Contract - Does it Mean What to Says? - Judith Sihombing 343
Some Reflections on the 'Film Censorship Affair' - Albert H Y Chen 352
NOTES OF CASES
Revenue
- salaries tax
100
Criminal Procedure
- particulars
104
Criminal law
- theft
104
Evidence
- admissibility of hearsay in civil proceedings
107
Practice and Procedure
- costs on adjournment
107
Civil Liberties
- freedom of speech
113
Criniinal Law
- objectionable publications
113
Criminal Procedure
- closing speech in magistrate's court
114
Judicial Precedent
- Supreme Court
114
Divorce
- financial provision
213
Tort
- duty of care - intervening acts - accident compensation
215
Civil Liberties
- powers of the state
220
Landlord and Tenant
- distress for rent
224
Companies
- mortgages - ultra vires
230
Family
- Probate - Chinese customary marriage
237
Practice and Procedure
- powers of the Court of Appeal
243
Constitutional law
- prerogative - Sino-British Joint Declaration - basic law drafting process
247
Land Law
- Crown leases - Sino-British Joint Declaration
247
Revenue
- tax fraud
360
Equity - Tort
- breach of confidence
362
Landlord and Tenant
- whether covenant runs with land
365
Copyright
- registered designs - derivative drawings
369
Practice and Procedure
- service - foreign companies
372
Civil Liberties
- powers of the state
377
PERSONAL INJURIES
A Digest of Awards in Hong Kong 116, 251, 380
Interest rates and Consumer price indices 121
Multiplier tables 123, 257, 383
SENTENCES
A Digest of Decisions in Hong Kong 124, 258, 384
REVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
Pamela Atwefl, British Mandarins and Chinese Reformers: The British Administration of Weihaiwei (1898-1930) and the Territory's Return to Chinese Rule 131
Geoffrey Lewis, LordAtkin 265
MacKenzie and Phillips, A Practical Approach to Land Law 269
P G Willoughby, Hong Kong Revenue Law, Vols 2 and 3 271
David .Flux, Hong Kong Taxation: Law and Practice 1986-87 274
Buzzard et al Medicine and Surgery for Lawyers 276
Mayson and French, A Practical Approach to Company Law 277
Malcolm Merry, Hong Kong Tenancy Law: An Introduction to the Law of Landlord and Tenant 279
Stirling and Carpenter, Copyright Law in the UK 280
Gordon N Cruden, Land Compensation and Valuation in Hong Kong 389
Albert H Y Chen and Ng Sek Hong, The Workers' Compensation System in Hong Kong: Retrospect and Prospect 390
Books Received 283


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