Department of Justice 2012


Foreword by the Secretary for Justice 05
Highlights of 2010 and 2011 09
Initiatives and reforms
Notable cases
An Overview of the Department of Justice 27
The role of the Secretary for Justice
The Secretary for Justice's Office
Information and public relations
The divisions
Civil Division 31
Advisory Unit
Civil Litigation Unit
Commercial Unit
Planning, Environment, Lands & Housing Unit
Featured individuals
International Law Division 45
Requests for assistance
Other work
Significant developments and events in 2010 and 2011
Featured individuals
Law Drafting Division 53
Compilation and publication of laws
Drafting counsel: a challenging role
New Ordinances enacted in 2010 and 2011
Evolving drafting styles and practices
Professional development of drafting counsel
Featured individuals
Legal Policy Division 65
General legal policy
Human rights
Mainland law and co-operation with the Mainland
Co-operation on legal matters with Macao and Taiwan
Basic Law
Significant initiatives and reforms in 2010 and 2011
Featured individuals
Prosecutions Division 75
The prosecution of offences
Sir Ken Macdonald's report
The restructuring of the Prosecutions Division
Proceeds of crime
The creation of the rank of Assistant Principal Government Counsel
Significant initiatives and reforms in 2010 and 2011
Featured individuals
Administration & Development Division 85
Human resources
Financial management
Library services
Information technology
Social activities
Featured individuals
The Department's Links with other Jurisdictions 93
Conferences and seminars in the Mainland and overseas
Day-to-day links with other jurisdictions
Statistics 99
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