Butterworths Hong Kong Public Order Law Handbook aims to provide a comprehensive guide to the various criminal Ordinances applicable to public order events in Hong Kong: (i) the Public Order Ordinance (Cap. 245); (ii) the Criminal Procedure Ordinance (Cap. 221); (iii) the Juvenile Offenders Ordinance (Cap. 226); (iv) the Police Force Ordinance (Cap. 232); and (v) the Crimes Ordinance (Cap. 200); alongside sectional annotations detailing significant cases, rules of court, definitions of words and phrases, discussions on practical aspects, contentious issues, and other authoritative materials. In light of the recent rise in public order events in Hong Kong, this brand-new handbook aims to serve as a useful reference for practitioners appearing in such cases and provide them with the necessary information and knowledge to effectively represent their clients. Familiarity and knowledge in this area of law is particularly important, especially given the tight time constraints often associated with public order cases. Having a thorough understanding of the substantive provisions concerning such affairs will make a decisive difference to the outcome of their client’s case. "