Since the change of sovereignty, the common law system of Hong Kong and the characteristics of its legal system have been undergoing a process of “nationalisation”. Illustration: Craig Stephens

Hong Kong’s legal system is undergoing ‘nationalisation’, and the opposition must realise this

Tian Feilong says opposition lawmakers’ protests against the disqualification of their peers are misguided, as the case has strengthened the rule of law in Hong Kong and shows increased integration with the Chinese legal system

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Since the change of sovereignty, the common law system of Hong Kong and the characteristics of its legal system have been undergoing a process of “nationalisation”. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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