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This is one in a series of books seeking to introduce the reader to the more frequently encountered common law principles which apply in Hong Kong. This book presents an introduction to contract principles. Contracts affect everyone, from simple daily activities as buying groceries to more complicated and formal agreements such as renovation. As a basic version intended for general use, this publication aims to be an overview. The organizational structure reflects this goal: the text is kept short and easy to read (with Chinese translations of most legal terms used in the text) while the extensive endnote section provides much more comprehensive and detailed explanations for those readers who seek such information. The Table of Contents conveniently provides an overview in an outline format of the subject. The extensive Index makes the book more user-friendly.
This is one in a series of books seeking to introduce the reader to the frequently encountered legal rules in Hong Kong. 'Property Law in Hong Kong' focuses on the rules regulating property and conveyancing which apply in the territory. The book is intended for use by those without a law degree. The organizational structure reflects this goal and the text is brief. For readers desiring additional information, an extensive endnote section provides comprehensive and detailed explanations. The endnote sections also includes Chinese translations of the legal terms used in this publication. As a survey, this text is appropriate for an audience which would include, for example: students required to study legal subjects; foreign-based non-law professionals needing an overview of the relevant subject; local professionals whose work involves a legal element; and, the general public.
This is one in a series of books providing readers with an overview of the more frequently encountered legal principles. This book focuses on the common law tort principles which apply in the territory. As a basic version, this publication provides a general introduction. This book's organizational structure reflects this intention. The text is kept short and easy to read with Chinese translations provided of most legal terms. An extensive endnote section provides readers who seek more details with comprehensive and in-depth explanations. A detailed Table of Contents serves as a convenient outline while the exhaustive Index seeks to make the book more user-friendly and convenient to use.