Hong Kong

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Land Governance Assessment Framework (LGAF)

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    Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure

    Legend: National laws adoption of the VGGT principle
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    Note: The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries, and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (The VGGTs) were endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security in 2012.

    The "VGGT indicators" dataset has been created by Nicholas K. Tagliarino, PhD Candidate at the University of Groningen, with support from Daniel Babare and Myat Noe (LLB Students, University of Groningen). The indicators assess national laws in 50 countries across Asia, Africa, and Latin America against international standards on expropriation, compensation, and resettlement as established by Section 16 of the VGGTs.

    Each indicator relates to a principle established in section 16 of the VGGTs. Hold the mouse against the small "i" button above for a more detailed explanation of the indicator.

    Answering the questions posed by these indicators entails analyzing a broad range of national-level laws, including national constitutions, land acquisition acts, land acts, community land acts, agricultural land acts, land use regulations, and some court decisions.

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    Constitution
    Legislation
    April 1990

    Preamble: "Hong Kong has been part of the territory of China since ancient times; it was occupied by Britain after the Opium War in 1840.  On 19 December 1984, the Chinese and British Governments signed the Joint Declaration on the Question of Hong Kong, affirming that the Government of the People's Republic of China will resume the exercise of sovereignty over Hong Kong with effect from 1 July 1997, thus fulfilling the long-cherished common aspiration of the Chinese people for the recovery of Hong Kong.

    June 2014

    This economy profile presents the Doing
    Business indicators for Hong Kong. In a series of annual
    reports, Doing Business assesses regulations affecting
    domestic firms in 189 economies and ranks the economies in
    10 areas of business regulation, such as starting a
    business, resolving insolvency and trading across borders.
    This year's report data cover regulations measured from
    June 2012 through May 2013. The report is the 11th edition

    January 2015

    This economy profile for Doing Business
    2015 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Hong
    Kong. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also
    provides data for other selected economies (comparator
    economies) for each indicator. Doing Business 2015 is the
    12th edition in a series of annual reports measuring the
    regulations that enhance business activity and those that
    constrain it. Economies are ranked on their ease of doing