Newsletter No. 287

第二八七期 二零零六年十一月十九日 No. 287 19th November 2006 1 第二八七期 二零零六年十一月十九日 No. 287 19th November 2006 中 文大学法律学院于本月九日在邵 逸夫堂举行成立典礼,由特区政 府终审法院首席法官李国能先生主礼, 并发表演说。他表示,中大法律学院的 成立,对本港法律教育具重大意义,并 体现了社会对法治的重视,也标志着香 港特区法律教育的新里程。杨铁梁爵 士、David Williams 爵士及伍尔夫勋爵 (Lord Woolf of Barnes)三位普通法权 威并于典礼上获颁荣誉教授衔。 本地及海外的知名法官、律师和法律学 者及各地友好均出席典礼,世界各地来 宾的祝贺,更凸显了法律在国际间愈益 重要的地位和互动的关系。而香港司法 界、法律界、政府部门及高等学院的嘉 宾代表,则送上七件极具意义的礼物, 让法律学院永存志念,计为: 李国能首席法官的出庭律师假发,象 ·· 征司法制度对社会的承担,保护公民 权益,维持公义; 律政司司长黄仁龙资深大律师的《基 ·· 本法》文本,象征对一国两制法律制 度的承担,也是保障香港自由社会的 标志; 教育统筹局局长李国章教授的法律 ·· 学院创院学生名册,象征教统局对 中大的信任,支持法律学院的成立,培育香港的新 一代; 大学教育资助委员会秘书长史端仁先生的法律学 ·· 院学术发展蓝图文本,象征社会各界为策划成立法 律学院所付出的努力,以及教资员会对法律学院的 支持; 香港大律师公会主席戴启思资深大律师的大律师公 ·· 会会徽,象征大律师公会与法律学院之间的紧密合 作关系; 香港律师会会长罗志力律师的律师会银盘,象征律 ·· 师会与法律学院之间的紧密合作关系;及 中大校董会主席郑维健博士的成立法律学院校董会 ·· 报告文本,象征中大对法律学院的承诺及支持。 法律学院开办了五项学位课程,今年首度招生,已 录取了逾四百名优秀学生。为志正式成立,学院举 办了多项庆祝活动,包括法律学院开放日、与内地 法学院院长举行的中国教育论坛,以及剑桥大学教 授 Christopher Forsyth 及澳洲联邦法院法官 Annabelle Bennett 的分别于六及八日主讲「香港的普通法及宪 法」和「非诉讼排解争端方式的发展与角色」。 T he appearance of The Honourable Chief Justice Andrew Li as officiating guest and keynote speaker at the Dedication of the School of Law of The Chinese University on 9th November 2006 signified a very important day in the legal development of HKSAR. On this special day, the School of Law and its founding group of students were formally inaugurated. Chief Justice Andrew Li, head of the Court of Final Appeal, described the establishment of the School of Law as of ‘momentous significance … for legal education in Hong Kong’ and as ‘an affirmation by the community of the pivotal importance of the rule of law’. In attendance onDedicationDaywere distinguished guests from around the world, including world- famous lawyers from Hong Kong and abroad, as well as friends and supporters. A range of activities were organized including a Law School Open House, Public Lectures by Justice Annabelle Bennett and Prof. Christopher Forsyth, a China Education Forum of mainland deans, and other formal and informal events throughout the week at the University. The Dedication Ceremony was marked by the conferment of honorary professorships on three of themost distinguished lawyers in the Common Law world: Dr. The Honourable Sir T.L. Yang, GBM, JP; Professor Sir David Williams, QC, DL; and The Right Honourable The Lord Woolf of Barnes. Distinguished guests representing variousbranchesof the legal profession and the institutions of government and higher education placed items of symbolic significance into the School’s chest which will be kept on display in the School. These included a barrister’s wig by The Honourable Chief Justice Andrew Li, a copy of the Basic Law by The Honourable Wong Yan Lung, Secretary for Justice, a scroll bearing the names of the founding students of the School by Professor The Honourable Arthur Li, Secretary for Education and Manpower, a copy of the Academic Development Plan by Michael Stone, the Secretary-General of the University Grants Committee, the Bar Association Crest by Philip Dykes, SC, Chairman of the Bar Association of Hong Kong, the Law Society Plate by Peter Lo, President of the Law Society of Hong Kong, and a copy of the Council Minutes by Dr. Edgar Cheng, Chairman of the University Council. 法律学院正式成立 七件礼物永存纪念 Official Inauguration of the School of Law of CUHK (左起) 香港律师会会长罗志力律师、大学教育资助委员会秘书长史端仁先生、律政司司长黄 仁龙资深大律师、李国能首席法官、教育统筹局局长李国章教授、香港大律师公会主席戴启 思资深大律师和中大校董会主席郑维健博士 From left: Peter Lo, president of the Law Society of Hong Kong; Michael Stone, the Secretary- General of the University Grants Committee; The Honourable Wong Yan Lung, Secretary for Justice; The Honourable Chief Justice Andrew Li; Professor The Honourable Arthur Li, Secretary for Education and Manpower; Philip Dykes, SC, Chairman of the Bar Association of Hong Kong; and Dr. Edgar Cheng, Chairman of the University Council 其他消息   Other News Items 以下消息详情,请上网阅览: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ Details of the following news items are available at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ ■ 法国驻港总领事戴博明于中大谈中法合作及香港 角色 Lecture by Consul-General of France in Hong Kong ■ 传染病与慢性病之关系研讨会 Symposium on Infectious Etiologies of Chronic Diseases ■ 崇基五十五周年校庆活动 Chung Chi College 55th Anniversary Activities ■ 怡居地产有限公司慨捐二百万港元予新亚书院 Easy Property Company Limited Donates HK$2 million to New Asia College ■ 第十三届神经信息处理国际会议 The 13th International Conference on Neural Information Processing

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