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TitleHong Kong's anti-terrorism measures under fire
Authors
Issue Date2003
PublisherCentre for Comparative and Public Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong
AbstractFollowing behind other jurisdictions, Hong Kong tabled its post September 11th anti-terrorism legislation for first reading on April 17, 2002. The United Nations (Anti-Terrorism Measures) Bill was aimed at implementing the mandatory requirements of Resolution 1373, adopted by the Security Council amount of time available for drafting the Bill, one might have expected a comprehensive, balanced and carefully reasoned piece of proposed legislation. However the Bill failed to satisfy these expectations. It was the subject of intense criticism by legislators, legal professionals, public interest and human rights groups. In response to these criticisms, the government promptly proposed many substantial amendments, thereby confirming its numerous defects.
DescriptionCover title.
Includes bibliographical references.
January 2003.
SubjectTerrorism -- Prevention -- China
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/54955
SSRN
Series/Report no.Occasional paper

 

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dc.contributor.authorYoung, Simon NM-
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-03T04:11:44Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-03T04:11:44Z-
dc.date.issued2003-
dc.identifier.otherocm53333086-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/54955-
dc.descriptionCover title.-
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.-
dc.descriptionJanuary 2003.-
dc.description.abstractFollowing behind other jurisdictions, Hong Kong tabled its post September 11th anti-terrorism legislation for first reading on April 17, 2002. The United Nations (Anti-Terrorism Measures) Bill was aimed at implementing the mandatory requirements of Resolution 1373, adopted by the Security Council amount of time available for drafting the Bill, one might have expected a comprehensive, balanced and carefully reasoned piece of proposed legislation. However the Bill failed to satisfy these expectations. It was the subject of intense criticism by legislators, legal professionals, public interest and human rights groups. In response to these criticisms, the government promptly proposed many substantial amendments, thereby confirming its numerous defects.-
dc.format.extent50 p. 30 cm.-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherCentre for Comparative and Public Law, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong-
dc.relation.ispartofHong Kong's anti-terrorism measures under fire-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesOccasional paper-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subject.ddc344.20532 Y7-
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Prevention -- China-
dc.titleHong Kong's anti-terrorism measures under fire-
dc.typeBook-
dc.identifier.hkulb2631133-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.spage1-
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dc.identifier.ssrn1849448-

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