Publication: "The Basic Law and Hong Kong - The 15th Anniversary of Reunification with the Motherland" - index


Publication: "The Basic Law and Hong Kong - The 15th Anniversary of Reunification with the Motherland"

This book gives an account of the development of the Hong Kong SAR in the 15 years following its reunification with the Mainland.

Preamble
 
Chapter 1 Drafting and Promulgation of the Basic Law and Hong Kong's Reunification with the Motherland
 
  The "One Country, Two Systems" Principle: An Epoch-making Concept
 
  Sino-British Negotiations and the Sino-British Joint Declaration
 
  The Basic Law
 
  The Establishment and Function of the Preliminary Working Commission, the Preparatory Committee, the Selection Committee and the Provisional Legislative Council
 
  Before and After Hong Kong's Reunification with the Motherland
 
  The HKSAR Basic Law Committee
 
  Election and Functions of the HKSAR Deputies to the NPC
 
  Chinese People's Political Consultative Committee
 
  The Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee
 
  10  Basic Law Library
 
Chapter 2 Basic Law – the Source of Hong Kong's Progress and Development
 
  Relationship between the Central Authorities and Hong Kong
 
  The Political Structure
 
  Interpretation of the Basic Law
 
  Hong Kong's way of life
 
  Implementing International Covenants
 
  Education, Science and Technology, Culture and Arts, Recreation and Sport, and Health
 
  Maritime and Civil Aviation
 
  Foreign Affairs and National Defence
 
Chapter 3 Hong Kong as Asia's World City (script written by the Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre)
 
  Guaranteeing market economy
 
  Independent finances and taxation
 
  Hong Kong as an international financial centre
 
  Leveraging on CEPA
 
  Free trade and separate customs territory
 
  A vibrant and diversified economy
 
  Complementing the National 12th Five-Year Plan
 
  Hong Kong-Taiwan Co-operation
 
  Hong Kong's Major Infrastructure
 
Appendices
 
Appendix 1: Explanations on the Basic Law (Draft) and other Relevant Documents by Ji Pengfei
 
Appendix 2: Membership List of the Basic Law Promotion Steering Committee
 
Appendix 3: Decision of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress on Issues Relating to the Methods for Selecting the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and for Forming the Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in the Year 2012 and on Issues Relating to Universal Suffrage
 
Appendix 4: List of Countries/Territories which the HKSAR passport holders have been granted visa-free access or visa-on-arrival to visit
 
Postscript (from the production team leader)
 
Editorial (from the editor-in-chief)