The high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, where a special arrangement allows for the enforcement of national laws inside the city. Photo: Roy Issa The high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, where a special arrangement allows for the enforcement of national laws inside the city. Photo: Roy Issa
The high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, where a special arrangement allows for the enforcement of national laws inside the city. Photo: Roy Issa

Lawyers for Hong Kong government argue Beijing’s decision endorsing ‘co-location’ arrangement ‘as good as binding’

  • Appellants insist the set-up, which allows national laws to be enforced at the high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, violates the city’s mini-constitution
  • Lawyers for the government, however, maintain any questions of constitutionality were cleared up when China’s top legislative body approved the scheme

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
The high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, where a special arrangement allows for the enforcement of national laws inside the city. Photo: Roy Issa The high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, where a special arrangement allows for the enforcement of national laws inside the city. Photo: Roy Issa
The high-speed rail terminus in West Kowloon, where a special arrangement allows for the enforcement of national laws inside the city. Photo: Roy Issa
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