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  The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region - Immigration Department
Visitors are required to have adequate funds to cover the duration of their stay without working and, unless in transit to the Mainland of China or the region of Macau, to hold onward or return tickets.
If you are a Chinese resident in the region of Taiwan, you should submit your application for an entry permit through one of the authorised airlines.
Special Meetings of the Finance Committee to Examine the Draft Estimates of Expenditure 2007-08
www.immd.gov.hk /ehtml/hkvisas_4.htm   (1013 words)

  
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  —Decision of the Ministry of Justice on Amending the Measures for Administration of Legal Practice in the Mainland by the Residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region Who Have Acquired Legal Profession Qualification of the Mainland
  —Measures for Administration of Legal Practice in the Mainland by the Residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region Who Have Acquired Legal Profession Qualification of the Mainland
  —Decision of the Ministry of Justice on Amending the Measures for Administration of Operation in Association Between Law Firms of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region or the Macao Special Administrative Region and Mainland Law Firms
english.gov.cn /documents/gazettes   (626 words)

  
 Macau Government Portal
Macau Special Administrative Region of The People's Republic of China
The Macau Special Administrative Region is a part of China's territory.
It is located on the Southeast coast of China to the west of the Pearl River Delta.
www.macau.gov.mo /index_en.html   (80 words)

  
  Macau: Macau Special Administrative Region
Located in the Guangdong pro0vince on the western bank of the Pearl River Delta, Macau is a special administrative region of China.
Macau was earlier part of the Portuguese administration and came under the Chinese sovereignty only in December 1999.
Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 20 December 1999.
www.lycos.com /info/macau--macau-special-administrative-region.html   (432 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Special Administrative Region
SinÅ­iju Special Administrative Region is a special administrative region (SAR) of North Korea, on the border with China.
According to the law, the region is a special administrative unit under the sovereignty of the DPRK and the state puts the region under the central authority.
The chief of the administration is the governor and the posts of department chiefs of the administration and the chief of the police agency shall be held by residents of the region.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Special-Administrative-Region   (2630 words)

  
 WHO | Update 17 - Travel advice - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, and Guangdong Province, China
The agent causing SARS is under intensive international study, but as of today it has not been fully characterized, and there is no vaccine or other prophylaxis available.
Since WHO issued the global alert on the 12th of March national authorities have implemented heightened surveillance for cases of SARS and where such cases have been identified their prompt isolation has prevented further spread of the disease in virtually all countries.
The SARS situation in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has developed features of concern: a continuing and significant increase in cases with indications that SARS has spread beyond the initial focus in hospitals.
www.who.int /csr/sarsarchive/2003_04_02/en   (493 words)

  
  Basic Law of Sinuiju Special Administrative Region
According to the law, the region is a special administrative unit under the sovereignty of the DPRK and the state puts the region under the central authority.
The chief of the administration is the governor and the posts of department chiefs of the administration and the chief of the police agency shall be held by residents of the region.
The prosecution affairs of the region shall be undertaken by the prosecutors’ office of the region and the district prosecutors’ offices.
www1.korea-np.co.jp /pk/184th_issue/2002092803.htm   (667 words)

  
  Special Administrative Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Currently, the two SARs of Hong Kong and Macau are responsible for all issues except diplomatic relations and national defense: consequently, they have their own judiciaries and courts of final appeal, immigration policies, currencies and extradition processes.
Both the SARs each has their own passports, which requires seven years of residence in the SAR, and therefore citizenships are differentiated from Chinese citizens in the mainland (that is, there exist three types of citizenship in the PRC).
Chahar was made a special administrative region in 1914 by the Republic of China, as a subdivision of the then Zhili province, with 6 banners and 11 counties.
www.lighthousepoint.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Special_Administrative_Region   (500 words)

  
 XI. Special Administrative Regions
Special administrative regions may, in their own name, maintain and develop economic and culture ties with foreign countries, regions and international organizations, conclude bilateral or multi-lateral agreements on economics, culture, science and technology, join various non-governmental international organizations and independently issue travel documents into and out of special administrative regions.
The chief executive of a special administrative region is the leader of the region and represents the region.
The administrative organ of a special administrative region is the government of the special administrative region.
www.china.org.cn /english/Political/26312.htm   (1498 words)

  
 Hong Kong - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Exacerbating the region's economic problems, Hong Kong was hit badly by the SARS virus in the summer of 2003.
18 districts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Special Administrative Regions of the PRC: Hong Kong
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hong_Kong_Special_Administrative_Region   (5598 words)

  
 Legislative Assembly of the Macao Special Administrative Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Legislative Assembly of the Macao Special Administrative Region was established on 20th of December of 1999.
Under the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, the term of office of the Legislative Assembly of the Macao Special Administration Region shall be four years, with the exception of the first term.
The Legislative Assembly of the Macao Special Administrative Region is the legislature of the Region.
www.al.gov.mo /en/en.htm   (1082 words)

  
 Special Administrative Region   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Special Administrative Region (SAR) (Simplified Chinese: 特别行政区;; Traditional Chinese: 特別行政區;; pinyin: tè bié xíng zhèng qǖ;) is a political subdivision of the People's Republic of China.
The PRC has offered Taiwan a similar status to that of an SAR if it accepts mainland rule; however the Republic of China government refuses to accept the offer, and most polls indicate that only around 10% of the Taiwanese electorate support it.
The SARs of the PRC are empowered to conduct autonomous cultural and economic policies and as such are members of the WTO, even though they are not sovereign states, because they form their own customs areas and hence have their own international trade policies.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/s/sp/special_administrative_region.html   (148 words)

  
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Article 3 The executive authorities and legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be composed of permanent residents of Hong Kong in accordance with the relevant provisions of this Law.
The regional flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is a red flag with a bauhinia highlighted by five star-tipped stamens.
The courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall have jurisdiction over all cases in the Region, except that the restrictions on their jurisdiction imposed by the legal system and principles previously in force in Hong Kong shall be maintained.
www.constitution.org /cons/hongkong.txt   (9348 words)

  
 Hong Kong article - Hong Kong pinyin Cantonese Special Administrative Regions People's Republic - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pursuant to an agreement signed by the PRC and the UK on December 19, 1984, the Sino-British Joint Declaration, the whole territory of Hong Kong under British colonial rule became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the PRC on July 1, 1997.
In the Joint Declaration, the PRC promised that, under the "One Country, Two Systems" policy proposed by Deng Xiaoping, China's socialist economic system would not be practised in Hong Kong and that Hong Kong would enjoy a high degree of autonomy in all matters, except foreign affairs and defence, for 50 years, until 2047.
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is headed by Chief Executive Tung Chee Hwa as head of government.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Hong_Kong   (1437 words)

  
 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in the City of Hanoi, Vietnam; Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; and Singapore ...
In Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on March 12, the Department of Health reported an outbreak of cases of SARS in one of its public hospitals.
The cases of SARS in Hanoi appear to be confined to the hospital environment and the close contacts of cases.
However, because of recent increases in cases of SARS in these areas and that transmission is not limited to the hospital setting, Health Canada advises that persons planning elective or nonessential travel to the City of Hanoi, Vietnam; Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; and Singapore may wish to postpone their trips until further notice.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /tmp-pmv/2003/ars0316_e.html   (786 words)

  
 UNHCR - Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
The executive authorities and legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be composed of permanent residents of Hong Kong in accordance with the relevant provisions of this Law.
The regional flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is a red flag with a bauhinia highlighted by five star-tipped stamens.
The Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be the legislature of the Region.
www.unhcr.org /home/RSDLEGAL/3ae6b53d0.html   (11096 words)

  
 Macau - Country Profile - Macau Special Administrative Region
Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 20 December 1999.
Type: Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China since 20 December 1999.
Special Administrative Regions of China: Hong Kong
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/macau.htm   (658 words)

  
 Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People' s Republic of China
The Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region shall, in accordance with the relevant regulations, recognize the professions and the professional organizations recognized prior to the establishment of the Region and may, as required by social development and in consultation with the parties concerned, recognize new professions and professional organizations.
that the Macao Special Administrative Region is to be established as of 20 December 1999; and 2.
The Preparatory Committee of the Macao Special Administrative Region shall be responsible for organizing the Court of the Macao Special Administrative Region in accordance with the Basic Law of the Region.
www.imprensa.macau.gov.mo /bo/i/1999/leibasica/index_uk.asp   (10925 words)

  
 General Outline of the Macao Special Administrative Region
The legislative power of the Macao Special Administrative Region is vested in the Legislative Assembly of the Macao Special Administrative Region.
The judicial power of the Macao Special Administrative Region is vested in the courts of the Macao Special Administrative Region.
The Macao Special Administrative Region has participated in the activities of 11 intergovernmental international organizations in the capacity permitted by the Central Government and the international organizations concerned and has joined 29 non-intergovernmental international organizations in the name of "Macao, China".
www.fmprc.gov.cn /eng/wjb/zzjg/gats/xgxw/t27695.htm   (361 words)

  
 The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The executive authorities and legislature of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be composed of permanent residents of Hong Kong in accordance with the relevant provisions of this Law.
The Legislative Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall be the legislature of the Region.
The courts of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region shall adjudicate cases in accordance with the laws applicable in the Region as prescribed in Article 18 of this Law and may refer to precedents of other common law jurisdictions.
www.novexcn.com /hong_kong_basic_law.html   (8969 words)

  
 The Relationship between the Central Authorities and the Macao Special Administrative Region
They outline the basic principles to be observed in handling the relationship between the central authorities and the Macao Special Administrative Region in accordance with the policy of "one country, two systems" and the principle of upholding national unification and ensuring a high degree of autonomy for Macao.
Obviously, to properly handle the relationship between the central authorities and the Macao Special Administrative Region, it is imperative to implement the principle of state sovereignty in the interest of safeguarding national unification and territorial integrity.
Thus, to gain a good grasp of the relationship between the central authorities and the Macao Special Administrative Region, it is important to understand it in the full context of the Basic Law.
www.macaudata.com /Macau/jus/abc/part3/eindex.html   (957 words)

  
 Kentucky.gov: - Agency List   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This Office holds administrative, adjudicatory hearings upon the filing of a petition or complaint, and recommends to the Cabinet Secretary the final action that should be taken.
The Legal section conducts administrative hearings on matters ranging from rate filings to the illegal activities of agents and companies with respect to civil violations of the Kentucky Insurance Code and assists with criminal prosecution of insurance fraud.
The Division of Special Investigations is responsible for detecting and investigating fraud, abuse, waste, and misconduct by providers, clients, employees and contractors of the Cabinet Health and Family Services.
kentucky.gov /Portal/OrgList.aspx   (9771 words)

  
 North Korea - Sinuiju Special Administrative Region for Economic Reform   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to the law, the region is to be a special administrative unit under the sovereignty of the DPRK.
The state endorses the region with legislative, executive and judicial powers and shall keep the legal system of the region unchanged for 50 years (period of leasing the land of the region shall last until December 31, 2052).
The plan to transition the city into a capitalist showcase involves sealing off the city with a specially built wall, replacing many of the city's inhabitants with handpicked skilled workers (mainly skilled Chinese workers from across the river, and tearing down and replacing most of the existing buildings (sparing historical buildings).
www.vic-info.org /regionstop.nsf/65354f99849a34e08a2568390005de17/1070bdbedbe973990a256c49000550c5?OpenDocument   (584 words)

  
 Sinuiju Special Administrative Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region is a special administrative region of North Korea, on the border with China.
It was established in 2002 near the city of Sinŭiju to try introducing the market economy.
Before he could fill his post he was arrested by Chinese authorities and sentenced to 18 years in prison for tax evasion and other economic crimes.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Sinuiju_Special_Administrative_Region   (165 words)

  
 Chapter V Political Structure of the Macao Special Administrative Region
The Macao Special Administrative Region should enjoy a high degree of autonomy in handling the administrative, legislative and judicial matters without prejudicing the ¡°one country¡± principle.
And the other is the principle of judicial independence as evidenced by provisions that the courts of the Macao Special Administrative Region shall exercise the judicial power independently and that the procuratorates of the Region shall exercise procuratorial functions independently.
Is the Procuratorate of the Macao Special Administrative Region a judicial organ?
www.macaudata.com /Macau/jus/abc/part5/eindex.html   (1350 words)

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