Criminal Interrogation and the Right to Remain Silent — A Study of the Hong Kong Customs Service

  title={Criminal Interrogation and the Right to Remain Silent — A Study of the Hong Kong Customs Service},
  author={Jessica W. K. Chiu},
  journal={International Journal of Police Science \& Management},
  pages={217 - 235}
  • Jessica W. K. Chiu
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Law
  • International Journal of Police Science & Management
Hong Kong has come to a turning point in the implementation of the right to silence after its sovereignty reverted to mainland China in 1997. While the United Kingdom began to draw adverse inferences from silence, China moved towards protection against involuntary confessions through legal reforms and the Bill of Rights was passed in Hong Kong in 1997. The Rules and Directions for administering the Caution and treatment of persons in custody in Hong Kong were issued in 1992 but do not have the… 

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