HK Company Law_Simplified Chinese English - Hong Kong...

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香香香香香 Hong Kong Company Law Dr. K. L. Alex Lau, Hong Kong Baptist University 香香香香香香香香香香香 2005 从从从从 公公公公公 www.icris.cr.gov.hk 从从从从从从从从从从从 From 2005 you can search the Hong Kong Companies Registry online from anywhere around the world. The Registry contains registered particulars of all HK limited companies. Each search costs about HK$25. Pay by credit card. 香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香 从从 香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香香 Note: The Companies Registry does not contain registered particulars of sole proprietorships and partnerships. They are available at the Business Registration Office of the Inland Revenue Department. 1. 香香香香香香香香香 Sources of HK Company Law a. 香香香香香香香香 32 香香Companies Ordinance (Co. Ord.)(Chapter 32) 从从从从 1984 从 6 从从从, 从从从从从从从从从 1929 1948 从从 Companies Act 从从从从从从从从从从 2006 从从 Companies Act 从从从从从从从从从从*从从从从从从从从从, 从从 <从从从从> (从 32 从). Effective June 1984, the HK Companies Ordinance was derived from UK Companies Act 1929 and 1948. The latest version of the UK Companies Act 2006 became effective in October 2007. The HK Department of Justice’s website contains all the HK statutes. See www.legislation.gov.hk * then click ‘Legislation Database’. The Companies Ordinance is under Chapter 32 b.香香 (香香香 香香香香香香香 ) Cases (binding precedents) This leading case in HK listed the following rules (香香香香香香香香香香香香)香 A Solicitor V the Law Society of Hong Kong (FACV No. 24 of 2007) 香香香香香香香香香香香香香香Binding precedents in HK are produced by decisions of: i. 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 ii. 从从从从从从 1997 从 7 从 1 从从从从从从从从从从从从 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从: 从 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 从从 从从从从从 从从从从从从从从 从从从从从从从从从 i. the HK Court of Final Appeal, Court of Appeal and the Court of First Instance, AND ii. Privy Council (PC) decisions of HK appeals made before 1 July 1997, decisions under i and ii bind all lower courts in similar cases. Lower courts include the District Court and the Small Claims Tribunal. Binding precedent means the 1
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lower court judge has no choice but must follow the LEGAL REASONING (the RATIO) used in the binding precedent in order to decide his own case. 从从从 a. 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 b. 从从从 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 1. 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 2. 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 3. 从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从从 4.
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