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  1. HK can stop mainland mums, basic law guardians say

    Posted Mar 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong, Emily Tsang and Colleen Lee Mainland legal experts known as the 'Basic Law guardians' told Hong Kong delegates the influx of mainland women giving birth in the city ... stating that at least one parent has to be a Hong Kong resident. 'The 'guardians' think the Hong Kong government should seek to rectify the discrepancy between the NPC's ...

  2. Our guardians of copyright don their jackboots again

    Posted Feb 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I urge any reader who values freedom of information to obtain a copy of the consultation document detailing proposed changes to the legislation governing copyright protection in the digital environment. Presented by the Commerce, Industry and Technology B ...

  3. Stephen Lam won't discuss remarks by law guardian

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung The constitutional affairs chief refused to be drawn yesterday on the contention by a mainland scholar and 'young guardian of the Basic Law' that Hong Kong had to pass national security laws before it could have universal suffrage. Wang Zhenmin had merely been giving his opinion as an academic last month when stating six reasons Hong Kong was not ready ...

  4. Basic Law 'guardian' dies at 78

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... Jimmy Cheung Wu Jianfan, one of the four so-called 'guardians' of the Basic Law on the mainland, has died at the age of 78 in Beijing, Xinhua reported yesterday. Wu was among ... drafting process. Together with Shao Tianren, Xiao Weiyun and Xu Chongde, he earned himself the title of 'guardian' of the Basic Law. It is understood Wu, who died on Thursday, had been ...

  5. Scholar and scourge of democrats dies at 81

    Posted Jan 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Basic Law expert Xiao Weiyun ruled out direct polls in 2007 Xiao Weiyun, one of the four so-called 'guardians' of the Basic Law, has died in Macau aged 81, Xinhua reported last night. His death follows that of fellow guardian Wu Jianfan six months ago. Xiao sparked an outcry in Hong Kong in January last year when he said that electing the chief executive ...

  6. Different opinions on reform welcomed

    Posted Jan 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interpreted in Hong Kong. But we should be careful not to overreact to the opinions of this 'guardian of the Basic Law'. While the views of mainland legal experts will play an important role ... surprise. He was highly critical of the Court of Final Appeal during the right-of-abode crisis in 1999, and is as much a guardian of the powers of the National People's Congress as he ...

  7. Basic Law 'memories' project getting urgent

    Posted Sep 07th 2005, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung The deaths of two of the four ageing academics dubbed the 'guardians of the Basic Law' prompted Beijing's top think-tank on Hong Kong affairs to gather drafters' memories of the legislative intent of provisions in the mini-constitution. The South China Morning Post understands the project was the brainchild of mainland drafter Xiao Weiyun, who ...

  8. Basic Law 'misunderstood in HK'

    Posted Jun 08th 2007, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung National People's Congress chairman Wu Bangguo's reminder about the limits to Hong Kong's autonomy would help guide the upcoming debate on the city's constitutional reform and clear up misunderstandings among some Hong Kong people, a mainland drafter of the Basic Law says. Renmin University law professor Xu Chongde, dubbed one of the 'guardians ...

  9. Ruling underscores Legco's independence

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... one of them. He was right to do so. Lawmakers are elected as guardians of the public interest to monitor the government, and scrutinise its activities and its use of public resources. They do ...

  10. Compromise needed on the road to democracy

    Posted Apr 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... stability and prosperity- key goals laid down in the Basic Law. It is good to hear such views being expressed by one of the so-called guardians of the Basic Law. But it does raise the question why, ...




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