Introduction to Crime, Law and Justice in Hong Kong

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Mark S. Gaylord, Danny Gittings, Harold Traver
Hong Kong University Press, Jul 1, 2009 - Law - 272 pages
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An essential text for anyone interested in crime, law and justice in Hong Kong, this book offers the only comprehensive survey of all the major parts of Hong Kong's criminal justice system. It also provides an introduction to some key areas of the Hong Kong legal system, including the judiciary, criminal law and legal assistance. The book will appeal not only to social and political science students but also those studying for a number of law courses.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction to Crime Lawand Justice in Hong Kong
1
2 Criminal Law
17
3 Counting Crime in Hong Kong
35
4 Hong Kong Police Force
55
5 Customs and Excise Department
77
6 Independent CommissionAgainst Corruption
91
7 Prosecutions Division of theDepartment of Justice
111
8 Legal Assistance
131
9 Hong Kong Judiciary
147
10 Court Interpreters Office
169
11 Correctional Services Department
185
12 Social Welfare Department
205
13 CrossBorder Relations inCriminal Matters
223
Appendix
243
Index
251
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Mark S. Gaylord was most recently a Fulbright Scholar (2006) and Visiting Scholar (2007) in the Faculty of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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