LW3956 - Environment and Law

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to

  1. Introduce to students the basic concepts and principles of environmental law as applicable in Hong Kong through the common law, judicial decisions, constitutional and administrative law, and policy and regulation.
  2. Promote the critical and reflective learning of the legal concepts of environmental law and relate them to students’ respective major disciplines.
  3. Enable students to recognise and analyse legal problems and claims that may arise due to activities involving environmental protection and development in Hong Kong when governments, corporations, or individuals cause environmental harms or fail to conserve natural resources.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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