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An Introduction to the Hong Kong Legal System

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL7395391M
ISBN 100195840577
ISBN 109780195840575

A Special Administrative Region was established on 1 July under the principle of "One Country, Two Systems". Hong Kong's capitalist system and life-style shall remain unchanged for 50 years. "Hong Kong People Ruling Hong Kong" The Basic Law is an embodiment of the doctrines of "One Country, Two Systems" and "Hong Kong People ruling Hong Kong".


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