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  1. Whilst the Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong is happy to provide information about the Commission and its projects, the Commission cannot give legal advice or deal with individual cases, nor do we help with student assignments.

  2. The material provided by the Law Reform Commission on this site is for reference purposes only. Whilst the Law Reform Commission endeavours to ensure the accuracy of the information on this site, no express or implied warranty is given by the Law Reform Commission as to the accuracy of the information.

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  4. This site includes hyperlinks to other sites for the convenience of users. The Law Reform Commission expressly states that it has not approved nor endorsed the information contained in or in connection with these sites.

  5. The Commission uses an online translation software to translate the Traditional Chinese version of its pages into Simplified Chinese version on this website. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between these two versions, the Traditional Chinese version shall prevail. The Commissiont will not have or accept any liability, obligation or responsibility whatsoever for any loss, destruction or damage (including without limitation consequential loss, destruction or damage) however arising from or in respect of any use or misuse of or reliance on the Traditional Chinese version or the translated Simplified Chinese version delivered on this website.

  6. This Disclaimer Notice has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

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  8. This Copyright Notice has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

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  3. This Privacy Policy has been translated into Chinese. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the English version and the Chinese version, the English version shall prevail.

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