GE3109 - Hong Kong Legal System and One Country, Two Systems

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
GE Area
Area 1: Arts and Humanities
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2020/21
Semester B 2021/22 (Tentative)

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

This course will provide an introduction to the Hong Kong and PRC legal systems, including their relationship.  It will introduce important topics such as historical development of the Hong Kong legal system, sources of law, the court system, the legal profession, and the constitution of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the PRC.  The course will encourage students to think critically about the topics on the course and to effectively communicate their views and analysis both orally and in writing. 

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

Examination: 100%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
To pass this course, each student must get an overall mark of 40%.
Detailed Course Information


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