Butterworths Hong Kong Stamp Duty Handbook - Third Edition

The Butterworths Hong Kong Stamp Duty Handbook (Third Edition) is a concise reference work detailing section-by-section annotations to the Stamp Duty Ordinance (Cap 117). It reproduces the text of the Stamp Ordinance and all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinance which is currently in force, with the inclusion of details of amendments and repeals to the Ordinance. 

Publication Date: December 2023

Publisher: LexisNexis

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Book (Soft cover)
HK$ 2,500.00
In Stock ISBN: 9789888815739

The Butterworths Hong Kong Stamp Duty Handbook (Third Edition) is a concise reference work detailing section-by-section annotations to the Stamp Duty Ordinance (Cap 117). It reproduces the text of the Stamp Ordinance and all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinance which is currently in force, with the inclusion of details of amendments and repeals to the Ordinance.

It also provides definitions of words and phrases used to assist in the discussion of practical aspects and contentious issues relating to particular sections and other authoritative material. Furthermore, the annotations are fully cross-referenced, with comprehensive tables of cases, legislation and other sources referenced.

This series has been cited with authority in over a hundred court cases in the Hong Kong Court of First Instance, Court of Appeal and Court of Final Appeal. This handbook is an invaluable source of information for those in the legal profession, academics, students and those interested in the laws governing stamp duty in Hong Kong.

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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