While the disqualification of Lau Siu-lai’s candidacy for the Legislative Council by-election is not unexpected, it may well be challenged in Hong Kong’s courts again. Photo: Roy Issa

Disqualification of candidates must be able to stand legal test

The disqualification of Lau Siu-lai’s candidacy in the Legislative Council by-election has raised questions about whether a person is to be barred from standing for elected office for life because of unacceptable political beliefs he or she once held

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While the disqualification of Lau Siu-lai’s candidacy for the Legislative Council by-election is not unexpected, it may well be challenged in Hong Kong’s courts again. Photo: Roy Issa
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