The Court of Appeal in Admiralty has ruled lawmakers will not be immune from Legco contempt prosecutions. Photo: Roy Issa

Hong Kong lawmakers ‘not immune’ from Legislative Council contempt charges as Court of Appeal rules that ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung trial should proceed

  • Exempting legislators from being in contempt of Legco defeats purpose of the law protecting its functions, judges say
  • Magistrate earlier found Leung’s actions were covered by privilege but ruling means criminal case should proceed
Topic |   Hong Kong courts
The Court of Appeal in Admiralty has ruled lawmakers will not be immune from Legco contempt prosecutions. Photo: Roy Issa
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