Constitutional Law

Facts On 30 June 2020, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (the NPCSC) added the “Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special...
July 2021
At first instance and on appeal, these judicial review applicants (Xs) contended that the New Territories Small House Policy (the SHP) was unconstitutional in its entirety for three reasons. First,...
May 2021
I suppose that the drafters of the Basic Law thought it uncontroversial to include a requirement that the Chief Executive, Senior Officials, Judges and Members of the Executive and Legislative...
January 2018
Warren Ganesh, Senior Consultant, Smyth & Co in association with RPC A legal industry is opening-up around the Great Charter’s 800th anniversary this year. This is of considerable interest and...
January 2015
Constitutional law - Legislative Council - disqualification from standing for election - disqualification provisions under s. 39(2A) constitutional - Legislative Council Ordinance (Cap. 542) s. 39(2A...
August 2014
District Council election — casting vote without reporting change of address — not corrupt conduct or material irregularity In the 2011 District Council election, the petitioner (“X”) lost by 24...
July 2013