Hong Kong Law Journal 1971 - 2016

Vol. 44, Part 1 of 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Focus: Kong Yunming v Director of Social Welfare
Introduction Cora Chan 1
“A Stroke of Genius” in Kong Yunming Albert HY Chen 7
Does it Matter if Restrictions on the Right to Social Welfare in Hong Kong are Prescribed by Law or Policy? Simon NM Young 25
Public Welfare and The Judicial Over-Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights in Hong Kong Po Jen Yap and Thomas Wong 41
Kong Yunming Manifest Unreasonableness: The Doctrinal Future of Constitutional Review of Welfare Policy in Hong Kong Eric C Ip 55
Kong Yunming v Director of Social Welfare: Implications for Law and Policy on Social Welfare Karen Kong 67
ARTICLES
Inadequacy and Ineffectuality: Hong Kong’s Consumer Protection Regime Against Unfair Terms in Standard Form Contracts Lee Mason 83
An Endeavour to Understand “Endeavours” Undertakings Jessica Young 95
Identity Recognition Without the Knife: Towards a Gender Recognition Ordinance for Hong Kong’s Transsexual People Sam Winter 115
Public Policy and the Decision on the Overtime Claim in Leung Ka Lau v Hospital Authority Abdul Majid, Haemala Thanasegaran, Sri Yogamalar Sinnathamby and Carmelia Cheong 145
Public Policy Considerations in Arbitral Proceedings in Selected Common Law Jurisdictions Choong Yeow Choy and Warren P Ganesh 179
Continuing Mandamus: A Suffi cient Protector of Socio-Economic Rights in India? Rohan J Alva 207
REVIEW ARTICLE
Crucial Issues and Divergent Pathways in Empirical International Legal Research – Pivotal Questions Stemming from the Complexities of the Delicate Hong Kong-China Relationship Roda Mushkat 231
CHINA LAW
Chinese Unbridled Incorporation Competition: The Reality of Political Economy and Competition for Corporate Charters as a Replacement Charlie Xiao-chuan Weng 247
The Feasibility of Court Mediation in the Grassroots Society of Southwest China: A Case Study from Yunnan Xiong Hao 277
Consumer Protection and Reform of China’s Financial Law Dong Yang 303
Discipline for China’s Lawyers: Records from Shenzhen Roderick O’Brien 339
BOOK REVIEWS
Towards a Chinese Civil Code: Comparative and Historical Perspectives, Leu Chen and CH (Remco) van Rhee (eds) Bryan H Druzin 345
Reforming Law Reform: Perspectives from Hong Kong and Beyond, Michael Tilbury, Simon NM Young and Ludwig Ng (eds) Rosalind Croucher 349


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Vol. 44, Part 2 of 2014

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Analysis
Overcoming Obstacles to the Reform of Child Custody Laws: Integrating the Conceptual and the Practical Anne Scully-Hill 371
Family Arrangements, Constructive Trusts and the Home Ownership Scheme Malcolm Merry 391
Lecture
The Level Playing Field: Human Rights and Modern Legal Culture Lawrence M Friedman 403
The Future of the Judiciary: Reflections on Present Challenges to the Administration of Justice in Hong Kong Anselmo Reyes 429
From Rationality to Proportionality in the Modern Law Lord Carnwath CVO 447
Articles
A Typography of Constitutional Arguments in Hong Kong Po Jen Yap 459
Charging Excessively for Data Access Requests in Hong Kong Churk Shue Sing 483
When “Sorry” is the Hardest Word to Say, How Might Apology Legislation Assist? Robyn Carroll 491
Time to Allow Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts in Hong Kong? A case of uncommon choice (of law)? Matteo Ho 519
Unjust Enrichment, Leapfrogging and a Defence of Entitlement Nathan Tamblyn 551
Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Macau Fernando Dias Simões 563
China Law
Interpretation of Tax Laws in China: Moving Towards the Rule of Law? Dongmei Qiu 589
Derivative Actions in China: Case Analysis Shaowei Lin 621
Popularised Judiciary in Rural China: Paternalistic Approaches and Enchanted Legal Consciousness Feng Yuqing and Cao Qing 651
Book Reviews
Children and International Human Rights Law: The Right of the Child to Be Heard, Aisling Parkes Anne Scully-Hill 677


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Vol. 44, Part 3 of 2014

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Comment
Realising Universal Suffrage in Hong Kong After the Standing Committee’s Decision Simon NM Young 689
Analysis
Gross Negligence Manslaughter After Lai Shui Yin John Adams Leung and Hin Ting Liu 709
Business Review in Directors’ Report: New Companies Ordinance Requirement Stella So, Janet Kwan and Annie Ko 719
Disclosure of Price Sensitive Information – The Peculiar Case of the MTR Corporation Chee Keong Low and Tak Hay Low 735
Lectures
When Will the Court Grant Relief for Trustees’ Mistakes? Pitt v Holt and Futter v Futter Robert Walker 759
The Strengths of the Common Law William Gummow 773
Institutional Integrity and Public Law: An Address to the Judges of Hong Kong James Spigelman 779
Articles
Financial Planning for Mental Incapacity: Antiquated Law in a Modern Financial Centre Lusina Ho 795
Storm in a Milk Bottle: WTO Consistency of Hong Kong’s Export Barrier on Powdered Formula Kelly Kuan Shang 809
China Law
Land Registration, Property Rights and Institutional Performance in China: Progress Achieved and Challenges Ahead Lei Chen 841
The Perpetual Dance: Interpreting “One Country, Two Systems” Through the Lens of Tongbian Dialectics Jason Buhi 865
The Logic (or Illogic) of China’s Local Government Debts Out of Control – Law, Governance or other Perspectives Shen Wei 887
Recidivist Thieves and Amnesties in Qing Law Geoffrey MacCormack 917
Book Reviews
Introduction to the Hong Kong Basic Law, Danny Gittings I Grenville Cross SCn 961
Practising Self-Government: A Comparative Study of Autonomous Regions, Yash Ghai and Sophia Woodman (eds) Shucheng Wang 965
Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice in China, McConville M and Pils E (eds) Na Jiang 969


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