It is a decision relating to the applicability of an administrative regulation, the problem of the hierarchy of legal provisions, as well as the separation of power in the context of the Macao Basic Law. The paper held that the interpretation of the Macao Basic Law should take into consideration the legal system of Macao and Mr. Oliveira invoked 3 criteria to sustain his position.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paulo Martins Chan
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  1. 1.University of MacaoMacao

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