Chinese Jurisprudence and Hong Kong Law

  title={Chinese Jurisprudence and Hong Kong Law},
  author={Kam Cheong Wong},
On 1 July 1997, Hong Kong, a colony (euphemistically called dependent territory) of Britain, was returned to the fold of the motherland, China, as a Special Administration Region, with a high degree of autonomy. Ten years on, we find that the common law system established by the British in Hong Kong, as guaranteed by the Basic Law, survived and thrived. A cursory review of legal and social science literature shows that there is little scholarly discourse or public debate on the proper… CONTINUE READING