Hong Kong Law Journal 1971 - 2016

Vol. 37, Part 1 of 2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ANALYSIS
Partial Rescission - Opportunity Missed Kenneth W. H. Ng 1
ARTICLES
A Law for International Sale of Goods Michael Bridge 17
Proven Miscarriages of Justice: Retrial or Acquittal? The discretionary power of Courts of Appeal in Hong Kong and Australia Chris Corns 41
Criminal Due Process in Hong Kong and Singapore: A Mutual Challenge Michael Hor 65
The Legal Representation of the Singaporean Home and the Influence of the Common Law Tang Hang Wu 81
Barriers to Avoidance: Recent Legislative and Judicial Developments in Common Law Jurisdictions Chris Evans 103
Interpretation of Double Taxation Agreements in Hong Kong David T. W. Lai 137
Pathological Arbitration Clauses and the Conflict of Laws Milo Molfa 161
Information Technology Markets  Asia’s Opportunity to Revitalise the WTO Rolf H. Weber 185
CHINESE LAW
Venture Capital and the Law in China Lu Haitian, Tan Yi, and Chen Gongmeng 229
PERSONAL INJURIES
Recent Awards 273
Multipliers 287
REVIEW ARTICLES
Academic Freedom in Hong Kong Jan Currie Carole J. Petersen, and Ka Ho Mok C. Raj Kumar 289
Financial Markets in Hong Kong: Law and Practice Berry F.C. Hsu Douglas W. Arner, Maurice Tse and Syren Johnstone Emma Gooding 293


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Vol. 37, Part 2 of 2007

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SPECIAL ISSUE COMMEMORATING THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION
The Place of Comparative Law in the Developing Jurisprudence on the Rule of Law and Human Rights in Hong Kong Sir Anthony Mason 299
The Secretary for Justice as the Protector of the Public Interest – Continuity and Development Hon Wong Yan Lung 319
The Imperatives of One Country, Two Systems: One Country Before Two Systems? Denis Chang 351
The Intersection of Chinese Law and the Common Law in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Question of Technique or Politics? Yash Ghai 363
Basic Law and Constitutional Review: The First Decade Johannes Chan 407
Constitutional Review under the Basic Law: The Rise, Retreat and Resurgence of Judicial Power in Hong Kong Po Jen Yap 449
A Decade of Self-Incrimination in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Simon N.M. Young 475
Basic Law, Basic Politics: The Constitutional Game of Hong Kong Benny Y.T. Tai 503
Small Circle, Entrenched Interest: The Electoral Anomalies of Hong Kong Deputies to the National People’s Congress D.W. Choy and Fu Hualing 579
From the Judicial Committee of the British Privy Council to the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress – an Evaluation of the Legal Interpretive System after the Handover Zhenmin Wang 605
Subject Matter Limitation on the NPCSC’s Power to Interpret the Basic Law Ling Bing 619
A Tale of Two Islands: Comparative Reflections on Constitutionalism in Hong Kong and Taiwan Albert H.Y. Chen 647
The Transformation of Chinese Law – From Formal to Substantial Jianfu Chen 689


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Vol. 37, Part 3 of 2007

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COMMENTS
The Green Paper from a Constitutional Perspective Lim Chin Leng 741
ANALYSIS
Buildings Ordinance: The Section 41(3) Exemption Malcolm Merry 751
Persons in a Comatose or Vegetative State: Including them as Mentally Incapacitated Persons in the Mental Health Ordinance Athena Liu 761
ARTICLES
Development of an Indigenous Legal Theory of Sexual Justice in Hong Kong Man-Chung Chiu 775
Comparison of Surveillance Systems for Adverse Events Following Immunisation in Hong Kong and the United States, and Suggestions for Improvements of the Hong Kong System Gillis Heller 805
The Regulation of Transboundary Shipments of Hazardous Waste: A Case Study of the Dumping of Toxic Waste in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Olanrewaju A. Fagbohun 831
International Commercial Litigation: an Asian Perspective J.J. Spigelman AC 859
CHINESE LAW
China’s Evolution as a Capital Exporter: A Shift in Tax Treaty Policy? Joanna Khoo 891
China’s (Post-)Socialist Property Rights Regime: Assessing the Impact of the Property Law on Illegal Land Takings Matthew S. Erie 919
A Devolution Revolution? Disputing De Facto Federalism in China Thomas B. Foley 951
PERSONAL INJURIES
Recent Awards 991
Multipliers 1003
REVIEW ARTICLES
Competition Policy and Law in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Mark Williams Lutz-Christian Wolff 1005
The Right to Demonstrate, Paul Harris Robert Morris 1013


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