Criminal Procedure: Trial on Indictment

Criminal Procedure: Trial on Indictment is a two volume looseleaf set that seeks to provide clarity and certainty in facilitating access to the laws relating to procedure in Hong Kong, in relation to trial, or other disposal of indictable offences

Particular emphasis has been accorded to those topics with which a criminal law practitioner must contend with on a frequent basis. Such topics include enforcement proceedings, arrest and detention, bail, indictments and charge sheets, trial of indictments before the High Court and trial of proceedings transferred to the District Court, appeals, reviews and costs in criminal proceedings. The text also provides an overview of the criminal legal system in Hong Kong.

Providing answers to questions of law and fact, with a flip of a page, a click of a mouse,  or a swipe on your screen

Keep abreast of the latest developments

Stay up to date with the latest decisions and changing regulations across multiple jurisdictions, with content updated on a bi-monthly basis.

An authoritative voice

Highly regarded content written by experts in the field, and have been cited in over a hundred Hong Kong judgments and academic discussions.

Advise with confidence

Equip yourself with the most obvious to the most obscure principles, cases, and points of law, and its application in various jurisdictions.

A streamlined research experience

Alphabetically indexed Table of Cases, Table of Legislation and comprehensive subject index  provides a systematic research experience and optimises relevant search results.

Table of Contents

The criminal legal system

Investigation, arrest and detention of persons suspected of crime

Initiation and pre-trial disposition of criminal proceedings on indictment


Indictments and charge sheets

Procedure on indictments before the Court of First Instance

Trial of proceedings transferred to the District Court

Appeals and reviews incriminal proceedings



Andrew Bruce SC, BA, LLB (Australia National University); formerly Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecution, Department of Justice, Hong Kong; Queen's Counsel for Hong Kong; Senior Counsel for Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

More Information

Updates: The content is updated 3 times a year to accommodate new cases, legislative changes as well as updates in the practice and procedure in this area of law.

Format: Looseleaf set (2 binders), Lexis Advance® Hong Kong & Lexis Red™

ISBN: 9780409998306

Contact Us

Telephone number: +852 2179 7888