The Influence of Land Policy to the New Territories Heung Yee Kuk under the British Hong Kong Government from 1968 to 1984

  • 馮 琮瑋

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


The land issue in Hong Kong has become a controversial topic in recent years The concessionary right of the indigenous residents of the New Territories has been widely regarded as a privilege A citizen submitted to the High Court for judicial review Each male indigenous residents of the New Territories can only build a small house on private land The other ways for building a small house is not a traditional right However during the era of British Hong Kong Government New Territories Small House Policy was in line with the British Hong Kong Government's measures under the land policy in the 1970s enabling the Heung Yee Kuk to support the development of the New Territories Some of the Heung Yee Kuk members tried to fight for a certain degree of the New Territories self-governing in 1960s but they failed in 1970s We take the Heung Yee Kuk as the research object and analyze the impact of land policy on the Heung Yee Kuk from 1968 to 1984 This research attempts to combine the relationship between the Heung Yee Kuk members and the Chinese and British Hong Kong government separately with the theory of clientelism
Date of Award2019
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorMan-To Leung (Supervisor)

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