UK Constitutional Law Association

affiliated to the International Association of Constitutional Law

Mathias Cheung: The Hong Kong Government’s proposed electoral reform violates the Basic Law and the Sino-British Joint Declaration

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee has recently initiated a formal inquiry into the implementation of the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The inquiry will focus on the constitutionality of the … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 4 Comments

Comment on Hong Kong: Cora Chan: When, if ever, will Hong Kong see democracy?

Seventeen years ago China resumed sovereignty over Hong Kong. China promised a high degree of autonomy and separate economic, legal and social systems for Hong Kong in an international treaty, … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 3 Comments

Christopher Forsyth and Nitish Upadhyaya: Crown Immunity after the End of Empire in Hong Kong and India

Crown Immunity is a recondite branch of Public Law that seldom makes an appearance in the Law Reports but it does potentially raise grave constitutional issues. It is surely ‘fundamental … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment