Research output



  • Surya Deva, ‘Threats to Hong Kong’s Autonomy from the NPC’s Standing Committee: The Role of Courts and the Basic Structure Doctrine’ (2020) 50 Hong Kong Law Journal 901-933.

  • Surya Deva, ‘Constitutional Politics over (Un)Constitutional Amendments: The Indian Experience’ in Rehan Abeyratne and Ngoc Son Bui (eds.), Law and Politics of Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendments in Asia (Abingdon: Routledge, forthcoming in 2021).

  • Surya Deva, ‘Putting Byrnes and Hong Kong in a Time Machine: Human Rights in 2021 under the Shadow of Beijing’s National Security Law’ (2021) 27 Australian Journal of Human Rights (forthcoming).


Conference papers


  • Surya Deva, National Security Law: How Hong Kong Courts should Learn to Swim with Sharks, at the panel on “The China-Hong Kong Relationship: Problems and Prospects” at The Global Summit, organised by the School of Law of the University of Texas at Austin, 13 January 2021.

  • Surya Deva, Constitutional Politics over Unconstitutional Amendments: The Indian Experience, at the international symposium on “Law and Politics of Unconstitutional Amendments in Asia”, organised by the Centre for Comparative and Transnational Law, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, on 19-20 November 2020.