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The Hong Kong Bill of Rights

The Hong Kong Bill of Rights

a comparative approach

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Published by Butterworths Asia in Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Hong Kong.
    • Subjects:
    • Civil rights -- China -- Hong Kong,
    • Human rights -- China -- Hong Kong,
    • Civil rights,
    • Human rights

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementeditors, Johannes Chan and Yash Ghai.
      ContributionsChen, Wenmin., Ghai, Yash P., 1938-, Hong Kong.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKNR209.5 .H66 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 581 p. ;
      Number of Pages581
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL760292M
      ISBN 100409996246
      LC Control Number97157008


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