to the Hong Kong Basic Law
By Danny Gittings
Main Introductory Text to One Country, Two Systems in Hong Kong
us approach law books with trepidation. But Gittings, a legal academic, used to
be a journalist and this shows in his ability to make the book accessible to
the general reader. Amid the often technical legal arguments about the Basic
Law it is easy to forget what a good story lies behind it.” (Book review
China Morning Post, 1 December 2013)
more easily than a typical text; students, practitioners or layman readers
interested in the “one country, two systems” regime can pick it up
over a morning coffee, rather than feel compelled to first assemble pens,
highlighters and a note pad before opening these pages.” (Book Review in Hong
Kong Lawyer, October 2013)
to use simple and easily understandable language to explain complex
issues” (Book review in Ming
Pao, 22 July 2013).
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Much of the records for the drafting of the
Hong Kong have been digitised and can be viewed via the Basic Law Drafting History