[Lexis Flip™ ] Hong Kong Tenancy Law - Student Edition
Author: Malcolm Merry
This popular text book, now more than 30 years old, continues to be addressed by all those with an interest in landlord and tenant matters: laymen as well as lawyers, and land professionals. The aim as before is to summarise the law with as much accuracy as is consistent with being intelligible for a wider audience.
This is a Student Title. Customers must register with a valid school email address to checkout. Any Student Title order without a correctly registered school email address shall be cancelled and refunded. Please register or login at the top right corner of the page.
One Year Subscription Only Terms
Subscribers receive the product(s) listed on the Order Form and any Updates made available during the annual subscription period. Shipping and handling fees are not included in the annual price.
Subscribers are advised of the number of Updates that were made to the particular publication the prior year. The number of Updates may vary due to developments in the law and other publishing issues, but subscribers may use this as a rough estimate of future shipments. Subscribers may call Customer Support at 800-833-9844 for additional information.
Subscribers may cancel this subscription by: calling Customer Support at 800-833-9844; emailing firstname.lastname@example.org; or returning the invoice marked 'CANCEL'.
If subscribers cancel within 30 days after the product is ordered or received and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a full credit of the price for the annual subscription.
If subscribers cancel between 31 and 60 days after the invoice date and return the product at their expense, then they will receive a 5/6th credit of the price for the annual subscription. No credit will be given for cancellations more than 60 days after the invoice date. To receive any credit, subscriber must return all product(s) shipped during the year at their expense within the applicable cancellation period listed above.
For this sixth edition of Hong Kong Tenancy Law, revisions have been made to parts of the text concerning oral tenancy agreements, short leases, registration of leases, the term of the lease, exemption clauses, the tenant’s representative on management committees, repairs, relief against forfeiture, vacant possession and damages. An entirely new section deals with rental levels, in Hong Kong and why they are historically so high. It also sets out the special features of the landlord and tenant relationship in Hong Kong. Numerous recent court decisions are referred to. The book explains the law in simple and lucid fashion. Areas of practical importance are emphasised, ensuring that the text is of particular relevance for legal practitioners.
Table of contents
1 Landlords, Tenants and Leases
2 Land Ownership and Land Values
3 Preliminaries to the Lease
4 Types of Tenancy
5 Contents of the Lease
7 Distress for Rent
8 Deposits, Taxes and Management Fees
10 Assignment and Subletting
11 Termination: Expiry, Notice and Power
12 Forfeiture and Repudiation
13 Surrender, Merger, Frustration and Statute
14 After Termination
15 Private Residential Lettings
Appendices: Examples of Leases with Commentary