2010

One Country Two Systems Series 9 (01/2010)

Name of Publication: Ten-year Constitutional Development of Macau after the Restoration
Author: WANG Lei, GAN Chaoying and et al
Date of Publication: June 2010
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Summary:
The monograph is a recent study of the “One Country, Two Systems” principle. The report provides a comprehensive evaluation on the constitutional development of the Macau SAR after the restoration to its motherland in 1999, and is an academic monograph of the jurisprudence study. The authors analyze from the perspectives of administrative authorities, legislature, judiciary, fundamental rights and duties of the residents, and the culture and social affairs. Firstly, the basic situation during the early period of the handover is described. It is then followed by development in the first decade of the SAR. At last the expectation of future progress is given. The last chapter of the report is about the discussion on some designated topics, including that of the judicial application problem of the Macau Basic Law, that of the problem of the law reform in Macau and that of the legislation process of Law on the Defense of the National Security. The report gives a general review of the development of the Macau SAR in the last decade. It provides a comprehensive picture of the constitutional development of Macau under the “One Country, Two Systems” policy. This book is considered to be referential and useful for further researches on the topic of legal and political development of Macau.

One Country Two Systems Series 10 (02/2010)

Name of Publication: On the Development of the Macau-Taiwan Relationship
Author: XU Chongde, ZHU Songling
Date of Publication: June 2010
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Summary:
This monograph is the latest academic production of Prof. Xu Chongde, the famous expert of legal study, in collaboration of his student Associate Prof. Zhu Songling. There are four chapters. Chapter 1 is a historical confirmation, illustrating the fact that Macau and Taiwan have been part of the territory of China, and thus the relationship between Macau and Taiwan is a regional issue with one country. Chapter 2 is a historical review, recounting the changes of the cross-Straits relation and policies after the establishment of the New China and the restoration of Macau, and how the position of Macau has become outstanding in this issue throughout the historical development. Chapter 3 is a detailed analysis on the statistics of Macau-Taiwan exchanges during 1999-2009, an objective evaluation towards the communications in the field of politics, economics and culture between the two places is provided. Chapter 4 is a general conclusion and future suggestions. Six pieces of related historical literatures are attached for the readers’ reference. This book shows some unique suggestions on the Macau-Taiwan relationship, and is considered to be a policy-related academic monograph.

One Country Two Systems Series 11 (03/2010)

Name of Publication: “One Country, Two Systems” and the Legal System Construction: Proceedings of the Academic Conference
Editor: IEONG Wan Chong, and et al.
Date of Publication: September 2010
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Summary:
On the beginning of the second decade of the Macau SAR, the One Country Two Systems Research Center, MPI hosted an Academic Conference on “‘One Country, Two Systems’ and the Legal System Construction” on 22nd June 2010. The Conference is aimed at fostering the perfection of legal system construction and the establishment of a rule-by-law society. This proceeding contains the 33 papers presented by scholars from Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Mainland China in the conference, and is divided into four sessions:

It is believed that this book is beneficial to better understanding of the “One Country, Two Systems” policy. It will also inspire scholars and researchers to further explore the direction and strategies of legal system construction of the SAR in the coming decade.

One Country Two Systems Series 12 (04/2010)

Name of Publication: “One Country, Two Systems” and the Macau-Taiwan Relationship (Academic Research Report)
Authors: CHU Hin Long, TONG Kai Chung and KUOK Chai Sao
Date of Publication: November 2010
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Summary:
This monograph is an academic report of the research on the theory of “One Country, Two Systems.” It is a study on the adjustment of the Macau-Taiwan relationship under the state structure and the “One Country, Two Systems” policy. The content includes investigations into the special regional relations, the corresponding development strategy, the economic and trade cooperations, and some critical issues between Macau and Taiwan. The authors analyses the existing situations and problems, and suggests solutions. The report provides innovative thoughts on a new development pattern in the Macau-Taiwan relationship under the framework of “One Country, Two Systems.” It gives reference to a better understanding on the historical role of Macau and its position as an example of the correct implementation of the “One Country, Two Systems” policy in the political, economic and cultural perspectives in the cross-strait relations.

One Country Two Systems Series 13 (05/2010)

Name of Publication: The Future Democracy Development in the Macau SAR: From the Prospective of the Election System (Academic Research Report)
Authors: LAM Un Teng, CHEONG Tac Veng, and et al.
Date of Publication: December 2010
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Summary:
This monograph is an academic report of the research on the development of democracy in the Macau SAR, and it takes the election system as the research prospective. It introduces the present situation of the issue and evaluates its future. There are six chapters in the monograph. Chapter 1 is Democracy and its Development. Chapter 2 is the History of the Democracy Development in Macau. Chapter 3 is Social Associations and Democracy Development in Macau. Chapter 4 is Consultation Organization and Supervision System. Chapter 6 is the Future and the Route of Democracy Development in Macau. The authors also provide some constructive suggestions to the issue according to the principal of the Macau Basic Law and the reality of the Macau society.

One Country Two Systems Series 14 (06/2010)

Name of Publication: Proceedings of the Academic Conference on “Sunshine Government and the Construction of a Civil Society”
Editors: IEONG Wan Chong, and et al.
Date of Publication: December 2010
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Summary:
The Academic Conference on “Sunshine Government and the Construction of a Civil Society” was held by the One Country Two Systems Research Center of the IPM on 1st December 2010, with the objective of coordinating the Chief Executive of MSAR Chui Sai On's proposition of constructing a “sunshine government” and of establishing a scientific policy making system. The proceedings contain the 22 articles submitted to the conference. It includes sections of “One Country, Two Systems” Civilization and the Construction of a “Sunshine Government,” Constructing a “Sunshine Government”: Path and Strategies, Transformation of Government Functions and People-oriented Concept, and Civil Participation and the Construction of a Civil Society. This proceedings provide new insights and updated information for the better understanding of administration according to law and the construction of a civil society.

One Country Two Systems Series 15 (07/2010)

Name of Publication: Judicial System in Macau and the Implementation of the Basic Law (Academic Research Report)
Authors: LIAN Xisheng, CHENG Jie and WANG Qiaolong
Date of Publication: December 2010
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Summary:
This monograph is an academic report of Professor Lian Xisheng, a famous law expert of China, Associate Professor Cheng Jie of the Tsinghua University Law School and Professor Wang Qiaolong, Former Director of the Politics and Law Research Office under the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office of the State Council of the PRC. The monograph analyses the constitutional foundation of the judicial system of Macau. It provides a general summary for the present judicial system in the SAR. Through the discussion of the judicial review system in Macau and the practice of it, the authors try to propose the possible impacts of the Macau system on the whole constitutional develop of China. By investigating the practical situation in the Macau SAR, the authors finished this thorough research about both the judicial system and the implementation of the Basic Law in the place. This academic report can serve as a good reference for a better understanding on the related issue.