Hong Kong Indigenous' Edward Leung Tin-kei submitted his nomination form for Legislative Council election in Sha Tin but said he would not sign the declaration. Photo: Dickson Lee

Onus is on government to explain why Legco candidates need to sign new ‘loyalty’ declaration

The aim is clear: prevent independence advocates from becoming lawmakers; what’s not clear is the legal reasoning and implications for such a rule

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2016

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Hong Kong Indigenous' Edward Leung Tin-kei submitted his nomination form for Legislative Council election in Sha Tin but said he would not sign the declaration. Photo: Dickson Lee
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