The Content of Fundamental and Other Constitutional Rights in Hong Kong

JUDICIAL REVIEW IN HONG KONG, R. Gordon, J. Mok, eds., LexisNexis, 2009

50 Pages Posted: 4 May 2011

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Swati Jhaveri

National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

Richard Gordon QC

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: January 1, 2009

Abstract

This chapter discusses the Hong Kong courts’ approach to determining the scope and content of constitutional rights in the Basic Law of Hong Kong when such rights are relied on by applications in judicial review proceedings. In particular, it looks at the courts’ approach to determining the scope and content of the freedom of expression; freedom of assembly; freedom of thought, conscience and religion; liberty of movement; and rights relating to access to justice.

Keywords: Judicial Review, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, Constitutional Rights, Constitution, Fundamental Rights, Administrative Law, Public Law

Suggested Citation

Jhaveri, Swati and Gordon QC, Richard, The Content of Fundamental and Other Constitutional Rights in Hong Kong (January 1, 2009). JUDICIAL REVIEW IN HONG KONG, R. Gordon, J. Mok, eds., LexisNexis, 2009 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1829782

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