Butterworths Hong Kong Immigration Law Handbook – Third Edition
Author: Yang-Wahn Hew, Kevin Lau
Publication Date: To be Published in August 2020
Butterworths Hong Kong Immigration Law Handbook - Third Edition is the essential guide to the Immigration Ordinance (Cap 115). The full text of the Ordinance is reproduced, and section-by-section annotations include amendment notes, carefully researched case authorities, expert commentary, and other authoritative material.
Butterworths Hong Kong Immigration Law Handbook - Third Edition is the essential guide to the rapidly evolving area of immigration law and practice in Hong Kong. This handbook makes available in a convenient form the full text of the Immigration Ordinance (Cap 115), together with section-by-section annotations, amendment notes, carefully researched case authorities, expert commentary, and other authoritative material presented in a concise and succinct style.
The third edition of this handbook has been updated with the latest developments, including but not limited to: annotations to Part VIIC and Schedule 1A of the Ordinance, which concerns non-refoulement law; discussion on the relevance of family and socio-economic rights under the Basic Law and Hong Kong Bill of Rights; the proper approach to humanitarian considerations concerning dependant visas, deportation orders, and removal orders; definition and method of proof of "Chinese Nationality" in relation to permanent residents; a recent CFA decision exploring discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in the dependent visa policy; various offences under the Ordinance.
This series has been citied with authority in over one hundred court cases in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. Practitioners, immigration law specialists, academics, students and all others engaged or interested in immigration law and practice in Hong Kong will find this handbook invaluable.
Table of contents
Immigration Ordinance (Cap 115)
Immigration Regulations (Cap 115A)
Immigration (Places of Detention) Order (Cap 115B)
Immigration (Anchorages and Landing Places) Order (Cap 115C)
Immigration (Unauthorized Entrants) Order (Cap 115D)
Immigration (Treatment of Detainees) Order (Cap 115E)
Authorization by the Governor under Section 58A (Repealed) (Cap 115F)
Immigration (Vietnamese Refugee Centres) (Designation) (Consolidation) Order (Cap 115G)
Immigration (Vietnamese Refugee Centres) (Open Centre) Rules (Cap 115H)
Immigration (Vietnamese Refugee Centres) (Departure Centre) Rules (Cap 115I)
Immigration (Refugee Status Review Boards) (Procedure) Regulations (Cap 115L)
Immigration (Vietnamese Migrants) (Detention Centres) Rules (Cap 115M)
Immigration (Vietnamese Migrants) (Detention Centres) (Designation) Order (Cap 115N)
Immigration (Vietnamese Boat People) (Shek Kwu Chau Detention Centre) Rules (Cap 115P) "