Restoration and Transformation (HKU Press)


The Nationwide Safety Regulation of Hong Kong: Restoration and Transformation
Edited by Hualing Fu & Michael Hor
Hong Kong College Press
Printed in July 2022
396 pp.

Guide Description: The Regulation of the Individuals’s Republic of China on Safeguarding Nationwide Safety within the Hong Kong SAR (the ‘NSL’) guarantees to be a very powerful authorized improvement in Hong Kong because the creation of the Primary Regulation. Many puzzled within the aftermath of the NSL how the foundations of Hong Kong’s system is perhaps modified and in what means the freedoms valued by Hong Kong could also be affected. Supporters view the legislation as important for the preservation of public order and the nationwide safety of China and to assist the basic well-being of “One Nation, Two Techniques”, an association that has been in place because the return of Hong Kong to China. Critics worry an adversarial impression on the spirit of “One Nation, Two Techniques”.

     From a dialogue initiated by the College of Hong Kong’s College of Regulation, this assortment of essays brings collectively main specialists on Hong Kong and Chinese language legislation to supply an exploratory examine of the NSL and its impression on the authorized system and the precept of the rule of legislation in Hong Kong.

     The e book examines the ramifications of the legislation in relation to constitutional issues, defending nationwide safety and sustaining “One Nation, Two Techniques”, policing, judicial independence, and extraterritoriality, in addition to its wider implications in areas equivalent to tutorial freedom and the enterprise setting. It explores the interplay between Hong Kong and Chinese language legislation occasioned by the NSL. Lastly, the e book provides a comparative perspective of the expertise of different jurisdictions which have engaged with related safety laws.

“This assortment addresses an necessary and well timed subject, and gives a useful useful resource for all legal professionals eager about Hong Kong as they grapple with the momentous adjustments in its authorized panorama. The gathering will certainly function a reference level for additional dialogue and debate.”

—Victor V. Ramraj, College of Victoria, Canada

“This e book covers a very powerful points of nationwide safety points, together with freedom and safety that now we have at all times been involved about. This well timed publication not solely provides the most recent analysis outcomes for the educational neighborhood, but additionally gives necessary reference supplies for the Hong Kong society to grasp the necessary matters of nationwide safety.”

—Zhu Guobin, Metropolis College of Hong Kong


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