Seven doctors are alleged to have issued vaccine exemption certificates without proper medical diagnosis. Photo: SCMP
Seven doctors are alleged to have issued vaccine exemption certificates without proper medical diagnosis. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong authorities have no power to invalidate 20,000 ‘suspect’ Covid jab exemptions but retain discretion on who can enter certain premises, court hears

  • Senior counsel, for health secretary, acknowledges in High Court absence of laws allowing authorities to overrule jab exemptions granted by doctors
  • But he stresses government is entitled to direct premises to refuse recognition of the ‘obviously suspect and potentially compromised’ documents

Seven doctors are alleged to have issued vaccine exemption certificates without proper medical diagnosis. Photo: SCMP
Seven doctors are alleged to have issued vaccine exemption certificates without proper medical diagnosis. Photo: SCMP
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