Bribery and Corruption Law in Hong Kong - Fourth Edition

Authors: Ian McWalters SC, Andrew Bruce SC

Bribery and Corruption is a detailed and expansive guide to bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong. The jurisprudence relating to the common law offence of misconduct in public office continues to grow as the offence is more frequently employed by prosecutors against abuses of their office by public officials. Recent case law which helps to define the parameters of the offence is discussed. In order to make the book a more practical tool for legal professionals, the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap 201) and the Independent Commission Against Corruption Ordinance (Cap 204) are included.

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Publication Date: December 2019

Publisher: LexisNexis

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In Stock ISBN: 9789888600649

Bribery and Corruption is a detailed and expansive guide to bribery and corruption law in Hong Kong. The jurisprudence relating to the common law offence of misconduct in public office continues to grow as the offence is more frequently employed by prosecutors against abuses of their office by public officials. Recent case law which helps to define the parameters of the offence is discussed. In order to make the book a more practical tool for legal professionals, the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance (Cap 201) and the Independent Commission Against Corruption Ordinance (Cap 204) are included.

1 The Historical Development of Hong Kong's Anti-Corruption Law

2 The ICAC of the Hong Kong SAR - Part I: Establishment and Structure

3 The ICAC of the Hong Kong SAR - Part II: Jurisdiction and Operations

4 Powers of Arrest and Detention

5 Part I of the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance

6 The Mens Rea of Part II Offences

7 Sections 3 and 8, Prevention of Bribery Ordinance: The Offer and Acceptance of Advantages without a Corrupt Purpose

8 Sections 4 and 7, Prevention of Bribery Ordinance: Corruption Involving Public Bodies

9 Section 9, Prevention of Bribery Ordinance: Corrupt Transactions with Agents

10 Section 10, Prevention of Bribery Ordinance: Explaining Undue Wealth

11 Sentencing for Corruption Offences

12 Powers of Investigation

13 Prosecuting Offences under the Prevention of Bribery Ordinance

14 The Common Law Offence of Misconduct in Public Office"

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