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The following cases from The Authorised Hong Kong Law Reports & Digest (HKLRD) service are now available on Westlaw HK:

  • China North Industries Investment Ltd v Chum, [2010] 5 HKLRD 1, CACV 321 and 322/2006, 21-Dec-07
  • Wong Lai Wan Avril v Prudential Assurance Co Ltd, [2010] 5 HKLRD 39, DCEO 3/2008, 10-Aug-09
  • Tam Lai King v Incorporated Owners of Malahon Apartments, [2010] 5 HKLRD 63, HCA 189/2005, 14-Sep-10
  • Re Man Mui Mui, [2010] 5 HKLRD 90, HCB 6656 and 6660/2009, 22-Sep-10
  • HKSAR v So Kam Tong, [2010] 5 HKLRD 101, CACC 126/2009, 6-Oct-10
  • Re Estate of Mui Yim Fong (No 2), [2010] 5 HKLRD 112, CACV 200/2008, 7-Oct-10
  • Mahajan v HCL Technologies (Hong Kong) Ltd, [2010] 5 HKLRD 119, HCMP 1895/2010, HCA 1510/2004, 954/2005, 7-Oct-10
  • Wu Wai Sum Stella v Man Ting Chu, [2010] 5 HKLRD 125, CACV 31/2010, 8-Oct-10
  • New World Harbourview Hotel Co Ltd v Ace Insurance Ltd, [2010] 5 HKLRD 133, CACV 97/2010, 8-Oct-10
  • 惠安苑業主立案法團 訴 Oey Chiou Ling, [2010] 5 HKLRD 141, LDBM 159/2009, 2010年5月18日
  • Incorporated Owners of Westlands Garden v Oey Chiou Ling, [2010] 5 HKLRD 150, LDBM 159/2009, 18-May-10
  • 梁國雄 訴 律政司司長, [2010] 5 HKLRD 162, CACV 123/2009, 2010年6月1日
  • Leung Kwok Hung v Secretary for Justice, [2010] 5 HKLRD 170, CACV 123/2009, 1-Jun-10

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We are pleased to announce that we have added three new case reports series to your service.  Existing Westlaw HK subscribers with access to the UK Primary Law add-on will automatically benefit from this new content.  New subscribers to Westlaw HK will also receive this new content.

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Published by Sweet & Maxwell, this is a leading service reporting regularly on a careful selection of the most significant planning decisions. The title provides a vital, up-to-date source of information for all those whose work involves them in planning appeals and inquiries. In addition, expert commentary highlights and discusses current themes in decision-making.

Coverage on Westlaw HK will start from 1986.


Also published by Sweet & Maxwell, this series was formerly known as Crown Office Digest. It is the only case digest to provide administrative law practitioners and researchers with fully referenced coverage of all the important decisions across the wide range of the Administrative Court. It offers unrivalled coverage of public law decisions.

Coverage on Westlaw HK will start from 2001.


Published by Class Legal Publishing, this report series brings together the key criminal and civil cases that have influenced and shaped the way in which awards are decided. Costs Law Reports is the only source which can give you access to cases from 1910 to the present day.

Coverage on Westlaw HK starts from 1997, with selected coverage from 1910-1996.

We are also pleased to announce the addition of 8 more full-text journals which are available for you to use now.  All Existing Westlaw HK subscribers with access to the UK Primary Law add-on will benefit from this extended content coverage.  Any new Westlaw HK subscribers taking the same add-on can also benefit from this content.

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This journal is published by Sweet & Maxwell and focuses on the tax regimes and laws affecting business transactions in Europe. It provides analysis and discussion of major changes in the laws of the individual member States. Ten updates a year ensure you stay informed of key business topics and legislative changes throughout Europe.

Coverage on Westlaw UK starts from 2003.


Published by Sweet & Maxwell, this journal is a comprehensive guide to frequent developments and the key legal and policy issues affecting social security and welfare law. It includes coverage of the Jobseeker’s Allowance, child support, disability benefits, the social fund and other income related and non-means tested benefits. It covers both current and impending legislation, recent cases and other news.

Coverage on Westlaw UK starts from 1994.


The Woodfall Landlord & Tenant Bulletin is a quarterly updating service to Woodfall: Landlord and Tenant. This title is the definitive guide to all aspects of landlord and tenant law, and is the most widely cited in courtrooms. Its encyclopaedic coverage combines authority and experience with a concern for the reader’s practical needs.

Coverage on Westlaw UK commences in 2007.


Current Sentencing Practice News is a quarterly newsletter which complements the looseleaf title, Current Sentencing Practice.The newsletter deals with the Court’s powers of sentencing and the procedures to be followed. Furthermore, it includes a selection of sentencing decisions from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) and the Divisional Court.

Coverage on Westlaw UK commences in 1995.


Kemp News complements the definitive source on the quantum of damages relating to personal injury claims – Kemp & Kemp: Quantum of Damages. Kemp News is an updating journal to this looseleaf. It deals with every type of PI claim, covering both general damages (PSLA) and special damages and explains complex award types and procedural matters relating to quantum.

Coverage on Westlaw UK commences in 1995, when the journal was called “Quantum”. The journal changed name to Kemp News in 2005.


This journal, published by Sweet & Maxwell, is aimed at compliance officers and their advisers. It allows them to keep up to date with an unending series of changes to the UK regulatory regime.

Presenting an unrivalled commentary and analysis on how FSA regulations impact on compliance officers and their business, it covers a specific regulatory area in depth in each issue – from the complaints process to FSA investigations, from money laundering to conduct of business and from Basel to corporate governance.

Coverage on Westlaw UK will start from 2004.


Published by Sweet & Maxwell, this is now available in full text. The Newsletter contains essential and topical information that helps you keep up to date with the latest developments in company law and practice.

• Provides authoritative coverage on a fortnightly basis

• Contains digests of recent cases detailing the facts and decisions, the court and date of judgment

• Covers legislative changes

• A News Desk section includes the latest developments in company law plus coverage of related areas such as financial services

• Regularly contains articles by leading commentators on the latest developments of note in company law, including insolvency

Coverage on Westlaw UK commences in 2003.criminal Law


This journal is published by W Green and is also now available in full text. Scottish Criminal Law is a new monthly criminal case reports series, making it twice as current as any similar series available in Scotland.

In addition to case reports Scottish Criminal Law will also publish high quality articles, an Appeal Court column and commentary. The key content of each issue will include:

• A Feature Article

• An Appeal Court column

• Full-text law reports with case commentaries

• Full-text sentencing cases

• Personal Opinion section

The enhanced currency combined with the expert editorial work of Sheriff T Welsh will make Scottish Criminal Law the obvious choice when deciding where to access information in this field.

Coverage on Westlaw UK commences in 2003.

From 26 October 2010 you’ll have noticed that PDFs of UK legislation on Westlaw HK will have some additional functionality.


We’re making them more comprehensive and adding navigational aids, so that you can save time finding the content you need.



Every PDF of UK legislation on Westlaw HK will have bookmarks, allowing you to clearly see the structure of an Act or SI.

PDF Bookmarks

PDF Bookmarks

Use the expandable bookmark menu to browse down to a part or section you’re interested in and then click on the title to link directly to it within the document.

*PDF Bookmark functionality is dependent on your PDF reader software. Westlaw HK cannot guarantee full compatibility with all readers.



Also accessible from the bookmark menu you’ll find a link to a Table of Contents. This is displayed at the end of the document and contains page references for all the provisions within the Act or SI, which you can use to link to that content.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


The Table of Contents is also printable, allowing you to easily find the content you need offline as well as online.



We’ve incorporated Westlaw HK’s legislation status icons into the PDFs to show you the status of each provision.

Status Icons

Status Icons

Status icons can also be found next to each provision within the Table of Contents.
The notes for each provision have been improved to provide you all the information you need to interpret a provision. Notes are now displayed immediately after the text of the provision. In addition commencement and extent information is also provided.



Where a parallel version of a provision exists for a different jurisdiction you will now also find it in the notes for that provision.
Where a legislation document has been modified you will find a Table of Modifications for the UK Legislation PDF on Westlaw HK
Table of Modifications

Table of Modifications


This will allow you to check if a particular document or provision has been modified and by what so you can ensure you have all the documents pertinent to your research.
Existing subscribers to Westlaw HK’s UK Primary Law add-on will receive these enhancements automatically.  New subscribers will also benefit from these enhancements.
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