Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal building. The NPC interpretation does not concern overseas lawyers who can still apply for ad hoc admission to represent parties in civil or criminal cases not involving national security. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal building. The NPC interpretation does not concern overseas lawyers who can still apply for ad hoc admission to represent parties in civil or criminal cases not involving national security. Photo: Shutterstock
Paul Lam Ting-kwok
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Paul Lam Ting-kwok

NPC interpretation on foreign lawyers upholds law and will benefit Hong Kong

  • The interpretation empowers Hong Kong to resolve the issue by itself in accordance with the national security law and does not in any way impair the rule of law, judicial independence or protection of fundamental human rights

Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal building. The NPC interpretation does not concern overseas lawyers who can still apply for ad hoc admission to represent parties in civil or criminal cases not involving national security. Photo: Shutterstock
Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal building. The NPC interpretation does not concern overseas lawyers who can still apply for ad hoc admission to represent parties in civil or criminal cases not involving national security. Photo: Shutterstock
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