Distinguished Leaders Series:
Dr Anthony Neoh speaks on rule by law and will
Dr Anthony Francis Neoh, OUHK honorary Doctoral Degree holder, Senior Counsel and formerly chairman of Securities and Futures Commission, was invited to give the third talk in the Distinguished Leaders Series. In his speech, titled ‘Rule by Law and Rule by Will,’ Dr Neoh explicated the definitions of ‘rule by law’ and ‘rule by will,’ in which law and personal authority respectively are the ultimate objective standards of governance. Dr Neoh then talked about the cultural background of the current legal system and explained how the spirit of the law could be reflected in several example cases. He also discussed how our daily lives are affected by the rule by law. The talk was held on 5 June and attracted an audience of over 400 people.