Butterworths Hong Kong Contract Law Handbook – Fourth Edition

Authors: Astina Au, Cindy Li, Elliot Fung, Adrian Lai, Kevin Lau, Yang-Wahn Hew, Sharon Yuen

This handbook is a detailed work of reference containing up to date commentary on seven Ordinances and includes supporting sections from three further Ordinances, including the Sale of Goods Ordinance (Cap 26), Factors Ordinance (Cap 48), Control of Exemption Clauses Ordinance (Cap 71), Misrepresentation Ordinance (Cap 284), Supply of Services (Implied Terms) Ordinance (Cap 457), Unconscionable Contracts Ordinance (Cap 458), Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap 623), Limitation Ordinance (Cap 347) (s 4), Law Amendment and Reform (Consolidation) Ordinance (Cap 23) (ss 11, 13-18, 21 and 23) and Electronic Transactions Ordinance (Cap 553) (ss 17-19).

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Butterworths® Hong Kong Contract Law Handbook - Fourth Edition is a detailed work of reference containing a general introduction to the law of contract in Hong Kong and up-to-date annotated materials on the following:

• Sale of Goods Ordinance (Cap 26)
• Factors Ordinance (Cap 48)
• Control of Exemption Clauses Ordinance (Cap 71)
• Misrepresentation Ordinance (Cap 284)
• Supply of Services (Implied Terms) Ordinance (Cap 457)
• Unconscionable Contracts Ordinance (Cap 458)
• Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Ordinance (Cap 623)
• Limitation Ordinance (Cap 347) (s 4)
• Law Amendment and Reform (Consolidation) Ordinance (Cap 23) (ss 11, 13-18, 21 and 23)
• Electronic Transactions Ordinance (Cap 553) (ss 17-19)

All relevant cases and legislation are succinctly discussed in this practical guide for legal practitioners and students. The enhancements within this Fourth Edition makes this handbook a more comprehensive guide and will also be an invaluable source of information for businesspersons, company directors, HR professionals, importer-exporters and all those involved in the drafting of commercial agreements.

This work has been adopted as a recommended text at several law and business courses within the University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

 

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Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Internet — Preliminary Points 
Chapter 2 Issues Concerning Jurisdiction
Chapter 3 Defamation and the Internet
Chapter 4 Advertising Law and the Internet — An Overview
Chapter 5 Confidential Information
Chapter 6 Computer Crimes and Misuse of Computers
Chapter 7 Computer Evidence
Chapter 8 Gambling
Chapter 9 Pornography, Hate and Discrimination on the Internet
Chapter 10 Interception and Surveillance of Internet
Chapter 11 Copyright and the Internet
Chapter 12 Hyperlinks
Chapter 13 Peer-to-Peer File Sharing: The Hong Kong Perspective
Chapter 14 Moral Rights
Chapter 15 ‘Internet Type’ Trade Marks — Registration
Chapter 16 Trade Marks: Infringement and Passing Off
Chapter 17 Trade Marks, Copyright, Patents and the Web — International Dimensions
Chapter 18 Domain Name Disputes — Arbitration in Hong Kong
Chapter 19 Personal Data Privacy
Chapter 20 Taxation of E-Commerce in Hong Kong
Chapter 21 Electronic Contracts
Chapter 22 Liability for E-(mis)information
Chapter 23 Spam
Chapter 24 China and the Internet