A Seventh Child and the Law by Patrick Yu Shuk-siu

By Patrick Yu Shuk-siu

This publication talks in regards to the description of the original conditions below which the writer, as a matriculation scholar, used to be offered a central authority scholarship to go into the collage of Hong Kong in 1938, and includes a correct separate account of 8 genuine proceedings dealt with through the writer as Defence Counsel.

Show description

Read or Download A Seventh Child and the Law PDF

Similar law books

An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States (4th Edition)

Within the up to date, fourth variation of this vintage textual content which has been translated into over a dozen languages, constitutional student and Columbia legislations institution professor E. Allan Farnsworth offers a transparent rationalization of the constitution and serve as of the U. S. criminal procedure in a single convenient reference. An creation to the felony approach of the USA, Fourth variation is designed to be a common creation to the constitution and serve as of the criminal method of the U.S., and is mainly beneficial for these readers who lack familiarity with basic institutions and practices.

Law and Custom in Burma and the Burmese Family

This publication, conceived in Rangoon, nourished and added on the Yale legislation university, makes an attempt to review the universal legislation of Burma within the context of the country's criminal process. ordinary legislation govern the affairs of the family members commonly whereas codes and precedents designed and constructed at the imported British universal legislations procedure take pleasure in specific keep watch over and authority over the remainder criminal relationships in society.

Martial Law in India, Pakistan and Ceylon

(i) what's Martial legislation? it really is tricky to outline martial legislation, particularly as a result of "the haze of uncertainty which envelops it. " 1 The expression is used to indicate quite a few types of govt or legislations, comparable to army legislation governing squaddies within the provider of the kingdom, army governĀ­ ment in occupied parts, any form of arbitrary govt within which the army arm performs a dominant function, and the emergency advertĀ­ ministration "which obtains in a family group whilst the army authority incorporates at the executive, or a minimum of a few of its features.

Sovereignty Referendums in International and Constitutional Law

This ebook makes a speciality of sovereignty referendums, which were used all through varied old sessions of democratization, decolonization, devolution, secession and kingdom production. Referendums on questions of sovereignty and self-determination were an important portion of the overseas political and criminal panorama because the French Revolution, and feature been a crucial aspect within the solution of territorial matters from the referendum in Avignon in 1791 till this day.

Additional resources for A Seventh Child and the Law

Sample text

The pay offered was good, but the trip would be hazardous and the mission might even be dangerous. He said that the post would not be advertised, although he expected there would be other people vying for the job. He thought however that my Hong Kong University degree and the fact that my father was working at and well-known to the consulate would stand me in good stead. He also offered to give me his personal recommendation if I was interested. Needless to say, I immediately indicated my willingness to try for the job.

The second group comprised my parents, sisters Margaret, Winnie, and Rosalind, and my eldest brother's wife Norma and their young son Anthony. They would follow suit as soon as word reached home from Ping Tsung that all was well. Sister Josephine decided to go to Shanghai instead, where her fiance was waiting to marry her. It fell on my shoulders to see her safely off before I brought up the family rear. I was also instructed to try selling off some more of the family belongings remaining at Shelley Street prior to my departure.

S. I must not forget to mention an amazing young lady in my class by the name of Lam YungTai. Yet another government scholar in 1938, she scored full marks in all her mathematics papers not only in her matriculation but also throughout the three odd years when she was at the University of Hong Kong. A demure and petite teenage girl of no more than five feet, she was the personification of modesty despite her mathematical genius. Professor Brown, somewhat reminiscent of Fr Donnelly at Wah Yan, used every now and again to pose difficult mathematical questions to our class in the course of his lectures.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.37 of 5 – based on 41 votes
Posted in Law