• Friday
  • November 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:43pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords


Search Results

Results 21 - 30 of 8403 for property law

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Judges urged to increase awareness of new legislation

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Law enforcement officers and judges need to increase their awareness of the content of the Property Law to make sure the legislation will be implemented in October, a former ... and eight readings by national lawmakers. The law was drafted in response to economic reforms carried out on the mainland since the late 1970s, when people began accumulating their own property ...

  2. Billionaire's mother surrenders public flat

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai The mother of a billionaire has surrendered her public flat to the Housing Department, the government said yesterday. It is understood the mother of Sham Kar-wai, chairman of newly listed fashion chain IT, will return the Aberdeen flat by the en ...

  3. Property rights law likely to go ahead

    Posted Oct 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan First measure to protect private assets expected to be enacted at next NPC session The mainland's first property rights law is expected to be passed during the next annual ... by Xinhua as saying. Professor Wang said the property rights legislation wrote the constitution's private ownership clause into law. The university's Yin Tian, who helped draft the law ...

  4. Private property safer, but public ownership upheld

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... system. Analysts do not expect this in the near future. Better laws for private property may also strengthen the hand of the central government. That is because these laws will reduce ... The importance of private property may be one of the most significant legacies of a meeting of the Communist Party's senior leadership that ended yesterday. 'We should protect ...

  5. Tough law tackles structures

    Posted Feb 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Peggy Sito

    ... Peggy Sito Property owners hoping to put up illegal structures and expecting to assert their right to keep them in place will not have it easy any more with the revised buildings law ... director of EastPoint Property Management Services. The ordinance, which came into effect late last year, empowers the Building Authority to issue warning notices to owners of premises ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Unpaid property taxes piling up in law firms a risk as Legco delays stamp duty bill, John Tsang claims

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Patsy Moy, Emily Tsang

    ... Patsy Moy and Emily Tsang Finance chief says property levies piling up at law firms while lawmakers are filibustering Tsang frets over delay to stamp duty bill's passage Law firms ... circumstances in the property market. However, a senior conveyancing lawyer said the professional code of conduct required law firms to keep a separate account for their clients' money. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Centaline property agent sues law firm, barristers who represented him

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:03am by JULIE CHU

    ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Plaintiff jailed for 14 months, then cleared, claims his legal team didn't do their job Centaline agent sues law firm, barristers A property agency ... by billionaire Law Kar-po, the boss of the company which was buying the property. Law told the Independent Commission Against Corruption that he had known about the deal and allowed his employee ...

  8. From owners to squatters

    Posted May 31st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joey Liu In January 1956, a central government document drew attention to 'a rising conflict between private urban property [ownership] and socialism' because most workers lived ... exploitation'. Two years later, the government began to take over private houses for leasing. In Beijing, anyone who owned more than 15 rooms or property totalling 225 square metres or more was asked ...

  9. Property rights law being fine-tuned

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Chief drafter denies it has been shelved because of a backlash A contentious bill to define property rights will undergo further review in August, a top law drafter ... be able to submit two controversial pieces of legislation- on property law and corporate tax law- for approval during the annual NPC session next March. He said the long-awaited property law ...

  10. Outsiders invited to piracy hearings

    Posted Apr 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... companies also want stricter protection. Pang Zhongzheng, director of the All-China Lawyers Association's intellectual property law committee, said greater transparency and tougher criminal ... Irene Wang Mainland courts will invite representatives from other countries and international organisations to attend hearings on intellectual property rights lawsuits in an effort to make ...




SCMP.com Account