Collection of Laws and Regulations of the Macau SAR

Name of Publication: Collection of Laws and Regulations of the Macau SAR
Editors: IEONG Wan Chong (Chief Editor)
Date of Publication: March 2012
ISBN: 978-99965-2-043-3

Summary:

Collection of Laws and Regulations of the Macao SAR is a compilation work issued by the One Country Two Systems Research Center in March 2012. It contains 178 laws and regulations, and is of about 2.2 million words. Its coverage includes most of the significant legal documents of various fields. This collection includes six sections: (1) the Constitution, the Basic Law and the national laws to be applied in the Macao SAR; (2) laws that guarantee the fundamental rights and freedoms of residents; (3) laws about the administrative authorities of the Macao SAR; (4) civil, commercial, criminal and administrative laws; (5) procedural and registration laws; (6) international laws and conventions, bilateral and regional agreements to be applied in the Macao SAR; and the appendices. The structure of the compilation accords with the principle and system of the arrangement of the Macao Basic Law. It emphasizes on the constitutional laws and the laws protecting the fundamental rights of the residents. It includes both substantive laws and procedural laws, original laws of Macao and the new laws of the Macao SAR. The success of the compilation of Collection of Laws and Regulations of the Macao SAR is a meaning attempt in the academic field.