Hong Kong Law Journal 1971 - 2017

Vol. 24 (1994) Part 1

CONTENTS

COMMENTS
The 'new' Hong Kong Law Journal 1
Approaching the Bench: the future of the judiciary 1
Originalism and Akers-Jones 5
The Green Paper on equal opportunities for women and men: an exercise in consultation or evasion? 8
Constitutional misunderstandings 17
ANALYSIS
Bailment on terms and the carriage of goods by sea: the 'Mahkutai' - Shane Nossal 19
Time and the courts - James Allen 28
Strict liability in the Hong Kong courts - Peter Wesley-Smith 40
ARTICLES
Copyright protection for computer software: does Hong Kong meet international standards? - K H Pun 56
Duties of mortgagees and receivers: common law or equity? - R J Wickins and C A Ong 89
Employment and human rights in Hong Kong: some recent developments - Ng Sek-hong 108
CHINESE LAW
Recent enactments 139
PERSONAL INJURIES
Recent awards 142
Interest rates 144
Consumer price indices 145
Multipliers (loss of future earnings) 146
SENTENCES
Recent decisions 147
REVIEWS
Hong Kong Public Law Reports, Vol 1 ed Byrnes, Chan, & Edwards 152
Introduction to the Legal System of the PRC by Albert Chen 154
Books Received 156


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Vol. 24 (1994) Part 2

CONTENTS

COMMENTS
Tolerating detention - James Rice 157
Legal education in Hong Kong: a critical examination - Carlos Wing-hung Lo 161
The Wilkinson case - Nihal Jayawickrama 166
ANALYSIS
Some reflections on Hong Kong's autonomy - Albert H Y Chen 173
The Bills of Lading and Analagous Shipping Documents Ordinance - Shane Nossal 181
Reasonable foreseeability, pollution, and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher - Richard Glofcheski 189
Hong Kong, 1997, and the international movement of antiquities - J David Murphy 195
ARTICLES
The basic norm and the Basic Law - J W Harris 207
Repairing the dome of heaven: a re-examination of the classical roots of women's legal status in China - L X Woo 231
The legal and cultural context of children's rights in Hong Kong - B Rwezaura 276
PERSONAL INJURIES
Recent awards 291
Multipliers (loss of future earnings) 294
SENTENCES
Recent decisions 295
REVIEWS
Hong Kong, China and 1997: Essays in Legal Theory ed Raymond Wacks 300
The Source of Income: Tax Law and Practice in Hong Kong by Jefferson VanderWolk 305
Hong Kong Taxation: Law and Practice 1993-4 rev by David Smith 311


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Vol. 24 (1994) Part 3

CONTENTS

COMMENTS
Human rights: confronting Bangkok and Beijing - Raymond Wacks 313
The purpose of legal education - Stephen Nathanson 315
The old age pension scheme: a tax by any other name ... - Charles D Booth 319
ANALYSIS
The international legal personality of Macau - Roda Mushkat 328
Arising out of ... the employment: employees' compensation and United Ford Development Limited - Richard Glofcheski 341
Summary judgment: law and procedure in transition - Camille Cameron 347
The parentage of children born as a result of natural and assisted reproduction - Athena Liu 356
ARTICLES
The end of human rights? - Raymond Wacks 372
Do human rights apply to China? A normative analysis of cultural difference - Chad Hansen 397
CHINESE LAW
No longer a 'tool of the state plan'? - an analysis of the 1993 amendments to China's Economic Contract Law - Carole J Petersen 416
PERSONAL INJURIES
Recent awards 436
Multipliers (loss of future earnings) 439
SENTENCES
Recent decisions 440
REVIEWS
Between Freedom and Subsistence: China and Human Rights by Ann Kent 445
Hong Kong Conveyancing. Law and Practice, Volume 1 by Judith Sihombing and Michael Wilkinson 450
Books received 455
Books on Hong Kong law published in 1994 455
INDEX


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