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Law: Internet Resources

Guide to legal research materials at HKU Libraries

Useful Websites

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Government & related organizations

Duty Lawyer Service

Executive Council

Hong Kong ICAC

Intellectual Property Department


Law Reform Commission

Legal Aid Department

Legal Aid Services Council

Legislative Council

Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong


Law and legislative instruments

Basic Law of the HKSAR (Full text)

Basic Law Drafting History Online

Department of Justice

Hong Kong eLegislation (HKeL) 

Treaties and International Agreements

English Subject Index to Ordinances

Government Gazette


Historical Laws of Hong Kong Online

Hong Kong Government Reports Online (1853-1941)

Judiciary-Practice Directions

Lands Department-Practice Notes and Circulars


Judgments & decisions

Basic Law related Judgments

Courts Judgments

HKLII (Hong Kong Legal Information Institute)

Inland Revenue Department - Board of Review Decisions


Other resources

Community Legal Infomation Centre

Conveyancing Reference Materials by the Law Society's Bilingualism Committee

Estate Agents Authority

Hong Kong Bar Association

Hong Kong, China Attorneys & Law Firms

HKIAC (Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre)

Hong Kong Lawyer Journal

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

HKU Faculty of Law Newsletters

HKU Legal Scholarship Blog

Law Lectures for Practitioners 1974 - 2008 - Hong Kong Law Journal

Law Society of Hong Kong 


Glossary of legal terms used in Hong Kong legislation 

Hong Kong e-Legislation (HKeL)

English-Chinese Glossary of Terms

Chinese-English Glossary of Terms


Government forms

HKSAR Government - Forms

Company Registry Forms

Judiciary Forms

Land Registry Memorial Forms Easy Guide