Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens during a press conference in Hong Kong on May 5. Lam included archives legislation in both her election manifesto and her 2018 policy address, but the anticipated faster progress on the matter has yet to come about. Photo: AP Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens during a press conference in Hong Kong on May 5. Lam included archives legislation in both her election manifesto and her 2018 policy address, but the anticipated faster progress on the matter has yet to come about. Photo: AP
Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens during a press conference in Hong Kong on May 5. Lam included archives legislation in both her election manifesto and her 2018 policy address, but the anticipated faster progress on the matter has yet to come about. Photo: AP

Letters | Why delay in passing Hong Kong archives law does not surprise

  • Delay would appear to be the default position for matters relating to government records and archives, when their management should be conducted within the framework of an archives law
  • Seven years since a subcommittee was set up to consider the need for legislation, the public is still waiting for its final report and recommendations

Topic |   Accounting and Auditing
Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens during a press conference in Hong Kong on May 5. Lam included archives legislation in both her election manifesto and her 2018 policy address, but the anticipated faster progress on the matter has yet to come about. Photo: AP Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens during a press conference in Hong Kong on May 5. Lam included archives legislation in both her election manifesto and her 2018 policy address, but the anticipated faster progress on the matter has yet to come about. Photo: AP
Chief Executive Carrie Lam listens during a press conference in Hong Kong on May 5. Lam included archives legislation in both her election manifesto and her 2018 policy address, but the anticipated faster progress on the matter has yet to come about. Photo: AP
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