Legislation

July 9, 2013

The Basic Law

The Hong Kong Basic Law is the document governing the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Freedom of speech and privacy are guaranteed in Article 27 and Article 30 respectively.
June 10, 2013

Copyright Ordinance (Cap 528)

Summary: "An Ordinance to make provisions in respect of copyright and related rights and for connected purposes."
May 6, 2013

Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap 112)

The Inland Revenue Ordinance is often cited as a reason why certain information cannot be given to the public. There are strict guidelines in Part 1, Section 4 of the ordinance that guarantees secrecy.
May 6, 2013

Business Registration Ordinance (Cap 310)

The Business Registration Ordinance contains strict guidelines in Section 4 that guarantee secrecy, and this is often cited as a reason why certain information cannot be given to the public.