Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said the decision to leave national security issues in the hands of the city’s leaders is not an expansion of his powers. Photo: SCMP/ Edmond So
Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said the decision to leave national security issues in the hands of the city’s leaders is not an expansion of his powers. Photo: SCMP/ Edmond So
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Clear way forward for Hong Kong to handle national security cases

  • The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress has decided that when it comes to legal representation by overseas lawyers, the decision on whether to allow this rests with the city’s leader and the local body responsible for safeguarding the country

Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said the decision to leave national security issues in the hands of the city’s leaders is not an expansion of his powers. Photo: SCMP/ Edmond So
Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu said the decision to leave national security issues in the hands of the city’s leaders is not an expansion of his powers. Photo: SCMP/ Edmond So
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