The Court of Final Appeal building in Central. The jurisprudence developed here in Hong Kong epitomises the versatility and resilience of the common law. Photo: Bloomberg

How Hong Kong’s courts interpret Beijing’s interpretation of the Basic Law may yet surprise

Cora Chan says the city’s judiciary is mandated to use common law reasoning to apply the NPC’s fifth interpretation, and the creativity and resilience of the common law system will become clear

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The Court of Final Appeal building in Central. The jurisprudence developed here in Hong Kong epitomises the versatility and resilience of the common law. Photo: Bloomberg
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