Feb 2016 – J.D. Constitutional law Exam Popular Questions (Jurisdiction: Hong Kong)

Outline the legal rights of indigenous inhabitants of the New Territories. Critically discuss whether any policies are ripe for reform, with reference to any cases.

This question focuses on the Small House Policy and hints at a recent case which has been given media coverage where 11 villagers transferred their rights unlawfully to developers and were jailed. See the link: Hong Kong’s housing conundrum: Small-house policy, not indigenous villagers, the real problem


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