The principle of double criminality applies, even though it is not spelled out in the national security law, Chinese law expert says. Photo: Felix Wong
The principle of double criminality applies, even though it is not spelled out in the national security law, Chinese law expert says. Photo: Felix Wong

National security law: double criminality should apply, China law expert says

  • The principle is not specified in the new legislation but it does exist in mainland Chinese law, professor says
  • Mainland procedural restrictions such as limits on access to lawyers would be in effect in cases deemed too complex for Hong Kong to handle, expert says

The principle of double criminality applies, even though it is not spelled out in the national security law, Chinese law expert says. Photo: Felix Wong
The principle of double criminality applies, even though it is not spelled out in the national security law, Chinese law expert says. Photo: Felix Wong
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