Environmental Protection in Macao

Environment
The rapid economic development of the Macao Special Administrative Region in recent years and the consequent expansion of the construction, tourism and transport sectors, inevitably have a worrying effect on the state of the environment.

Some concrete measures have been adopted for the preservation of the environment.
The Environmental Protection Services Bureau is responsible for ...

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Macau Land Law (Law no. 10/2013)

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The rapid economic development that has taken place in Macau after the establishment of the Macau SAR has brought about the need to revise the Land Law that was in force before the transition.
On March 2014, the new Land Law no. 10/2013 came into effect revoking and replacing Law no. 6/80/M of 5 ...

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Law N. 2/2016 Domestic Violence Legal Framework

In order to address the utter viciousness of domestic violence, the Legislative Assembly of Macau has approved the Law n. 2/2016, listing domestic violent actions as a public crime. The approved bill came into effect 120 days after the official dispatch appears in the Official Gazette (article 35 of Law n. 2/2016).

Under Law n. 2/2016 any ...

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The Macau Law N. 6/2016 – Assets Freeze Legal Framework

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As recently stated in the Regional Risk Assessment for South-East Asia & Australia (2016), issued by the reputable inter-governmental agency named FATF (Financial Action Task Force), whose main aim is developing and promoting policies to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, criminal activity is an important source of revenue for some terrorist groups in some regional countries. Countries need to ...

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FlashNews – Allegation of Hong Kong as non-cooperative tax jurisdiction

Allegation of Hong Kong as non-cooperative tax jurisdiction

The European Union published on 17th of June its first list of international tax havens. The list includes 30 territories qualified by the European Commission as non-cooperative jurisdictions.

The list of 30 territories includes Hong Kong and Brunei in Asia, Monaco, Andorra and Guernsey in Europe and a series of Caribbean havens including the Cayman Islands and British Virgin Islands.

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government already reacted to ...

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