Lawmakers Lau Siu-lai and Edward Yiu attend a Legco meeting on November 16 last year. A High Court ruling in July this year stripped them, along with Nathan Law and Leung Kwok-hung, of their Legislative Council seats for improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong should waive the debt of disqualified lawmakers, following Australia’s example

Grenville Cross says the practice in Australia of not pursuing the debt of ejected parliamentarians – provided they have discharged their duties ‘in good faith’ – offers Hong Kong a way forward

Topic |   Legislative Council oath-taking saga

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Lawmakers Lau Siu-lai and Edward Yiu attend a Legco meeting on November 16 last year. A High Court ruling in July this year stripped them, along with Nathan Law and Leung Kwok-hung, of their Legislative Council seats for improper oath-taking. Photo: Nora Tam
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