Authors: Yang-Wahn Hew, Kevin Lau
Butterworths Hong Kong Immigration Law Handbook - Fourth Edition contains new material, cases, and commentary on various sections of Cap.115. Some of the key updates include the contents and impact of the 2021 amendments to the Ordinance which relate primarily to the processing of torture / non-refoulement claims at Part VIIC and Schedule 1A of Cap.115 as well as recent case law on the same topic, including those relating to the handling of child claimants, the rule in Browne v Dunn in proceedings before the Torture Claims Appeal Board, and the potential impact of the amendments to section 37ZT on the late filing of notices of appeal.
Publication Date: May 2023
Butterworths Hong Kong Immigration Law Handbook - Fourth 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.
This series has been cited 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.