The Question of 2047: Constitutional Fate of “One Country, Two Systems” in Hong Kong

  title={The Question of 2047: Constitutional Fate of “One Country, Two Systems” in Hong Kong},
  author={Yu-Te Tu},
  journal={German Law Journal},
  pages={1481 - 1525}
  • Yu-Te Tu
  • Published 1 December 2020
  • Political Science
  • German Law Journal
Abstract The history of Hong Kong is intertwined with British colonialism and China’s Hong Kong policies. This history offers unique and important lessons on the rise and fall of Hong Kong’s constitutional order. In accordance with the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration, China declares 12 basic policies regarding Hong Kong and has translated these into the 1990 Hong Kong Basic Law. It is generally held that “One Country, Two Systems” will be the main constitutional architecture of Hong Kong… Expand
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