Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu said the government was forced to send the extradition bill straight to a full Legislative Council meeting next month because the committee tasked with vetting it had become dysfunctional. Photo: Nora Tam
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Concerns still need to be addressed despite extradition bill move

  • Decision by government to bypass usual vetting process for controversial bill after clashes of political camps is regrettable, but possible amendments should be considered

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Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu said the government was forced to send the extradition bill straight to a full Legislative Council meeting next month because the committee tasked with vetting it had become dysfunctional. Photo: Nora Tam
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