Surya Deva

Macquarie University

Professor

Macquarie Law School

6 First Walk

Sydney, NSW 2109

Australia

http://https://researchers.mq.edu.au/en/persons/surya-deva

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Public Interest Litigation in India: A Critical Review

Civil Justice Quarterly, Vol. 28, pp. 19-40, 2009
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2009
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Public Interest Litigation, Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State Policy, Social Action Litigation, Courts and Democracy, Judicial Activism, Misuse, Frivolous Litigation

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Human Rights Violations By Multinational Corporations and International Law: Where from Here?

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Human Rights Obligations of Multinational Corporations, International Framework of Corporate Human Rights Responsibility, WTO and Human Rights, Status of Multinational Corporations under International Law

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implications for Companies

European Company Law, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 101-109, 2012, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, protect, respect and remedy framework, corporate social responsibility, human rights due diligence, complicity, responsibility in conflict zones and oppressive states, access to remedies

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implications for Companies

European Company Law, Kluwer Law International, Special Issue on CSR and SRI, 2012, volume 9, issue 2, pp 101-109. , University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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The Constitution of India: Symbol of Unity in Diversity

Jahrbuch des Offentlichen Rechts der Gegenwart, Yearbook of Public Law (Germany), Vol. 53, pp. 649-686, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Mahendra Pal Singh and Surya Deva
Delhi Judicial Academy and Macquarie University
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Constitution of India; Fundamental Rights; Affirmative Action; Directive Principles of State Policy; Fundamental Duties; Independence of Judiciary; Judicial Activism; Public Interest Litigation; Nature of Indian Federation; Doctrine of Basic Structure

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Corporate Complicity in Internet Censorship in China: Who Cares for the Global Compact or the Global Online Freedom Act?

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 39, pp. 255-319, 2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Feb 2007
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Corporate Complicity, Internet Censorship, Freedom of Speech in China, Global Compact, Global Online Freedom Act, Extraterritorial Regulation

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Global Compact: A Critique of UN's Public-Private Partnership for Promoting Corporate Citizenship

Syracuse Journal of International Law & Commerce, Vol. 34, pp. 107-151, 2006
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Global Compact, Corporate Citizenship, United Nations, Public-Private Partnership

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Human Rights Realization in an Era of Globalization: The Indian Experience

Buffalo Human Rights Law Review, Vol. 12, pp. 93-138, 2006
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Globalisation - Concept and Process, Human Rights, Sustainable Development, India's New Economic Policy, Developing Countries, Gandhian Talisman

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Sustainable Development: What Role for the Company Law?

International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, Vol. 8, pp. 76-102, 2011, University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2010-04
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Un's Human Rights Norms for Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises: An Imperfect Step in the Right Direction?

ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law, Vol. 10, pp. 493-523, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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UN Norms on Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations, Human Rights Obligations for TNCs, Implementation and Enforcement of Human Rights Norms, Operational Shortcomings

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Human Rights Violations by Multinational Corporations, Regulatory Dilemmas related to MNCs, Corporate Code of Conduct Bill 2000 (US)/(Aus), 'Home' versus 'Host' State Extraterritorial Regulation, Integrated Theory of Legal Responsibility

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Corporate Human Rights Violations: A Case for Extraterritorial Regulation

Handbook of the Philosophical Foundations of Business Ethics, pp. 1077-1090, Christoph Luetge, ed., Dordrecht; New York: Springer, 2012
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Jan 2013
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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corporate human rights violations, extraterritorial regulation, duty of states, principles of jurisdiction, nationality principle, universal jurisdiction, non-intervention, territorial sovereignty, forum non conveniens

12.

The Rule of Law in India: The Chasm between Paper and Practice

The Rule of Law: A Comparative Perspective, pp. 27-45, Guiguo Wang and Fan Yang, eds., Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Sep 2013
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Rule of law in India, Paper versus practice, Limited government, Protection of human rights, Judicial independence, Judicial delays

13.

Can Robots Have Human Rights Obligations? A Futuristic Exploration

THE LAW OF THE FUTURE AND THE FUTURE OF LAW, Vol. 2, pp. 185-193, Sam Muller, ed., The Hague: Torkel Opsahl Academic EPublisher, 2012
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jan 2013
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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human rights, autonomous social robots, artificial intelligence, moral agency, accountability of robots, vicarious liability, sanctions against robots

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The Constitution of China: What Purpose Does it (Not) Serve?

Jindal Global Law Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 55-77, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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PRC Constitution 1982, 'Core' and 'secondary' purposes of a constitution' transitory constitution, constitutionalism

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Constitutional Courts as 'Positive Legislators': The Indian Experience

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jun 2010
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Indian Constitutional Law. Judicial Review, Courts as Legislatures, Public Interest Litigation

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Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – India

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), 2011, ISBN 978-92-9037-153-6
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 05 Apr 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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corporate human rights abuses, access to justice, Indian legal system, constitutional torts, efficacy of environmental laws, absolute liability, public interest litigation, corruption, judicial delays, piercing of corporate veil, forum non conveniens, land acquisition

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Corporate Code of Conduct Bill 2000: Overcoming Hurdles in Enforcing Human Rights Obligations Against Overseas Corporate Hands of Local Corporations

Newcastle Law Review, Vol. 8, pp. 87-116, 2004
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2004
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Corporate Code of Conduct Bill (Aus), Extraterritorial Regulation, Human Rights Violations by Multinational Corporations, Forum non Conveniens, Principles of Separate Personality and Limited Liability, Theory of Limited Eclipsed Personality, Social Enforcement of Human Rights

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Sustainable Good Governance and Corporations: An Analysis of Asymmetries

Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 18, pp. 707-750, 2006
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Apr 2006
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Sustainable Development; Good Governance; Role of Multinational Corporation; Business Case; Prisoner's Dilemma, Goodwill-nomics

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Does the Right to Property Create a Constitutional Tension in Socialist Constitutions? An Analysis with Reference to India and China

National University of Juridical Sciences Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 583-603, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2014
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Right to property, Indian Constitution, PRC Constitution, Constitutional socialism, comparative constitutional law

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From “business or human rights” to “business and human rights”: What next?

in Surya Deva and David Birchall (eds.), Research Handbook on Human Rights and Business (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2020), 1-21.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Business and human rights, Corporate capture, Corporate social responsibility, Purpose of corporations, SDGs, UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs),

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Sustainable Business and Australian Corporate Law: An Exploration

University of Oslo Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Sustainable Business, Climate Change, Australian Corporate Law, Carbon Pricing Policy, Enlightened Self-Interest, Disclosure/Reporting Requirements, Veil Piercing

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'Yahoo! For Good' and the Right to Privacy of Internet Users: A Critique

Journal of Internet Law, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 3-10, 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2014
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Internet Censorship, Right to Privacy, Data Privacy Laws, Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner, Corporate Social Responsibility, Yahoo!

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Putting Byrnes and Hong Kong in a Time Machine: Human Rights in 2021 under the Shadow of Beijing’s National Security Law

(2021) 27:3 Australian Journal of Human Rights 467-486.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2022
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Basic Law; Bill of Rights Ordinance; Hong Kong; Human Rights; National Security Law; One Country, Two Systems

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Threats to Hong Kong’s Autonomy from the NPC’s Standing Committee: The Role of Courts and the Basic Structure Doctrine

(2020) 50 Hong Kong Law Journal 901-933.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Basic structure doctrine; High degree of autonomy; Hong Kong’s Basic Law; Interpretation and amendment powers; “One country, two systems”; Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress

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Corporate Human Rights Accountability in India: What Have We Learned from Bhopal?

Commentaries – Corporate Legal Accountability Portal (July 2012), pp. 1-4
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Sep 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Corporate human rights violations, Bhopal gas leak, Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Indian Companies Bill 2011, Economic development and human rights, New power dynamics

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Socially Responsible Business in India: Has the Elephant Finally Woken Up to the Tunes of International Trends?

Common Law World Review, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 299-321, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 14 May 2013
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Corporate social responsibility, Indian Companies Bill, Humanising corporate law, CSR reporting, Triple bottom line, Trusteeship theory

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From 3/12 to 9/11: Future of Human Rights?

Economic & Political Weekly, Vol. 39, No. 49, pp. 5198-5201, 2004
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Bhopal gas disaster, multinational corporations, terrorists, human rights, states

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Access to Justice: Human Rights Abuses Involving Corporations – the People's Republic of China

International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), 2010, ISBN 978-92-9037-147-1
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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corporate human rights abuses, access to justice, Chinese legal system, Labour Contract Law, PRC Tort Law, Internet censorship, judicial independence, public interest litigation, Legal aid

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The PRC Tort Law: A Big Step Forward?

City University of Hong Kong Law Review, Vol. 2, Vol. 2, pp. 383-395, 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Aug 2011
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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PRC Tort Law, rule of law, Civil law vs. common law, social harmony, fault and no-fault liability, strict liability for environmental pollution, vicarious liability, product liability

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The Sangam of Foreign Investment, Multinational Corporations and Human Rights: An Indian Perspective for a Developing Asia

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 305-327, 2004
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Foreign Investment, Multinational Corporations, Human Rights, Development, Asian Developing Countries

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A Global South Perspective on Labour Rights and Supply Chains for a Post-Growth World

Forthcoming in Nicolas Bueno, Beryl ter Haar and Nuna Zekić (eds), Labour Law Utopias: Post-Growth and Post-Productive Work Approaches (Oxford University Press 2024).
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Aug 2023
Surya Deva and Pushkar Anand
Macquarie University and Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University, Sydney
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Post-growth, degrowth, labour rights, supply chains, global south, differentiated degrowth, capitalism

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COVID-19’s Impact on Civil and Political Rights: Reflections from Hong Kong

in José Ma. Serna de la Garza (ed.), Covid-19 and Constitutional Law (Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2020) 91-97.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Oct 2021
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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COVID-19, Hong Kong, Human Rights

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Hong Kong’s Business and Human Rights Journey: A Policy Brief

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Jan 2023
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Business and Human Rights, Hong Kong, National Security Law, UNGPs

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Child Labour: Should Companies 'Stand at Bay' or 'Enter the Water'?

Journal of the Indian Law Institute, Vol. 56, pp. 143-174, April-June 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Oct 2015
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Child labour, Corporate social responsibility, Responsive responsibility, Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, Children’s Rights and Business Principles, Nike’s Code of Conduct

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Gender Dimensions of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Report of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, A/HRC/41/43 (OHCHR and UNDP, 2019)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
Surya Deva
Macquarie University
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Business and Human Rights: Alternative Approaches to Transnational Regulation

(2021) 17 Annual Review of Law and Social Science 139-158: https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-lawsocsci-113020-074527
Posted: 18 Nov 2021
Surya Deva
Macquarie University

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business and human rights, extraterritorial regulation, international treaty, mandatory human rights due diligence, polycentric governance, purpose of corporations

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Hong Kong’s Basic Law as a Contested Site of Conflicts: A Saga of Autonomy, Independence and Subjection

Paper Presented at the 10th World Congress of Constitutional Law (IACL-AIDC), Seoul, Republic of Korea, 18-22 June 2018.
Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Surya Deva
Macquarie University

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Regulating Corporate Human Rights Violations: Humanizing Business

REGULATING CORPORATE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: HUMANIZING BUSINESS, London; New York: Routledge, 2012, ISBN 978-0-415-66821-7
Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Surya Deva
Macquarie University

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business and human rights, corporate governance, humanizing business, Bhopal gas disaster, how to behave in 'Rome', just profit or just profit, regulation of MNCs, integrated theory of regulation, updated OECD guidelines, guiding principles on business and human rights

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Doha Declaration and Health Concern of Developing Countries

Delhi Law Review Vol. 23, pp. 145-164, 2001
Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
Macquarie University

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TRIPS Agreement, Doha Declaration, Right to Health, Developing Countries

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Human Rights Standards and Multinational Corporations: Dilemma between 'Home' and 'Rome'

Mediterranean Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 7, pp. 69-97, 2003
Posted: 04 Jan 2005
Surya Deva
Macquarie University

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Human Rights Standards in 'Rome' and at 'home', Cultural Relativism, Bhopal Gas Disaster, 'Home' of Multinational Corporations, Prisoners' Dilemma