In his judgment on the government’s unprecedented bid to have Sixtus Baggio Leung Chung-hang and Yau Wai-ching disqualified, Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung said their conduct during the October 12 swearing-in ceremony meant they had declined to take their oaths and must therefore vacate their seats. Photo: Edward Wong

Court ruling on oaths a welcome and valid clarification of the law

To argue otherwise is to deny the fundamental principle of ‘one country, two systems’ that is the bedrock of Hong Kong’s governance

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In his judgment on the government’s unprecedented bid to have Sixtus Baggio Leung Chung-hang and Yau Wai-ching disqualified, Mr Justice Thomas Au Hing-cheung said their conduct during the October 12 swearing-in ceremony meant they had declined to take their oaths and must therefore vacate their seats. Photo: Edward Wong
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