Butterworths Hong Kong Bankruptcy Law Handbook - Sixth Edition

The Butterworths® Hong Kong Bankruptcy Law Handbook - Sixth Edition is an essential bankruptcy law reference, setting out the full text of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (Cap 6), the most important piece of legislation pertaining to the administration of bankruptcy law in Hong Kong.

Publication Date: September 2019

Publisher: LexisNexis

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The Butterworths® Hong Kong Bankruptcy Law Handbook - Sixth Edition is an essential bankruptcy law reference, setting out the full text of the Bankruptcy Ordinance (Cap 6), the most important piece of legislation pertaining to the administration of bankruptcy law in Hong Kong. This Handbook presents the consolidated text of the Ordinance in a convenient and up-to-date form with section-by-section annotations. Annotations include references to cases assisting in the interpretation of each section, relevant rules of court, definitions of words and phrases, discussion on practical aspects of application and contentious issues. Hong Kong and UK cases, related legislation and other authoritative materials are identified and discussed in detail. All annotations are fully cross referenced with comprehensive tables of cases and legislation. The Handbook additionally reproduces all subsidiary legislation to the Ordinance currently in force. 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. This Handbook will be indispensable to lawyers, government officials, banking institutions, businessmen, academics, students and others who are engaged or interested in the dynamic and ever-topical bankruptcy law and practice 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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