The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s
Republic of China (Adopted at the Third Session of the Seventh National People’s
Congress on April 4, 1990)
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Instrument A101

3.	 Editorial notes are signified by symbols such as "#" in the Instrument. Contents
of the editorial notes are located at the end of the Instrument or at the end of
each Annex.

CONTENTS
Preamble
Chapter I

General Principles

Chapter II

Relationship Between the Central Authorities and the
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Chapter III

Fundamental Rights and Duties of the Residents

Chapter IV
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6

Political Structure
The Chief Executive
The Executive Authorities
The Legislature
The Judiciary
District Organizations
Public Servants

Chapter V
Section 1

Economy
Public Finance, Monetary Affairs, Trade, Industry and
Commerce

Section 2
Section 3
Section 4

Land Leases
Shipping
Civil Aviation

Chapter VI

Education, Science, Culture, Sports, Religion, Labour and
Social Services

Chapter VII

External Affairs

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