HK Laws

Force Majeure and COVID-19

The ongoing COVID-19 infections are creating unprecedented uncertainties for businesses and public life due to the prevailing travel bans and restrictions, shutdowns of public services and businesses, mandatory quarantines and other measures imposed to contain the virus spread. Earlier this year, the Hong Kong Government announced border closure to all non-Hong Kong residents who arrive …

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Hong Kong Judiciary

The mission of The Judiciary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China is to maintain an independent and effective judicial system which upholds the rule of law, safeguards the rights and freedoms of the individual, and commands confidence within and outside Hong Kong. To support the upholding of justice …

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Laws of Hong Kong

Search Hong Kong Laws Since the transfer of sovereignty in 1997 from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong’s legal system has remained largely based on the common law system inherited from its colonial administration. Under the “one country, two systems” principle that is guaranteed constitutionally until 2047, Hong Kong’s laws …

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