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An Overview of the Legal System of Hong Kong Speaker: Ludwig Ng ( )
Some Philosophical Questions Why do we need a legal system? Whats a good legal system? Whats the relationship between democracy and a good legal system?
What constitutes a legal system? the Laws the Institutions the Personnel
Hierarchy of Laws The China Constitution The Basic Law Bills of Rights Ordinance Ordinances Subsidiary Legislation Case Law (judge-made law)
Classification of Laws
Criminal Law Civil Law
CRIMINAL LAW Offences against persons Offences against properties Regulatory offences Criminal procedures law Criminal evidence law
CIVIL LAW Contract sale of goods agency employment …
CIVIL LAW Torts negligence nuisance defamation ….
Property personal property real property intellectual properties
Inheritance Trusts Company law Insolvency law
CIVIL LAW Civil procedures law Civil evidence law
Institutions The Courts The Legislative Council The NPC Department of Justice Legal Aid Department
Institutions The Law Enforcement Agencies Police Customs ICAC Immigration Labour Department The Law Schools
The Court Hierarchy Court of Final Appeal Court of Appeal High Court – the jury District Court Magistracy Small Claims Tribunal Labour Tribunal Obscene Articles Tribunal
The Personnel The Lawyers solicitors barristers government lawyers In-house legal advisers the law professors
The Personnel The judges The legislators The law enforcers
Some practical questions Do we have a good legal systems? How could we make it better?
The End Thank you! Please clap hands
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