People queue to leave tributes to Queen Elizabeth outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. The outpouring of sympathy sparked calls to decolonise the city’s laws. Photo: Sam Tsang
People queue to leave tributes to Queen Elizabeth outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. The outpouring of sympathy sparked calls to decolonise the city’s laws. Photo: Sam Tsang

Authorities seek to drop relics of British rule from Hong Kong ordinances in an effort to ‘decolonise’ laws

  • Legislators aim to do away with terms such as ‘Letters Patent’ and ‘the Queen’ among others
  • Officials slammed for slow pace of ‘decolonising’ laws since reunification with China 25 years ago

People queue to leave tributes to Queen Elizabeth outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. The outpouring of sympathy sparked calls to decolonise the city’s laws. Photo: Sam Tsang
People queue to leave tributes to Queen Elizabeth outside the British consulate in Hong Kong. The outpouring of sympathy sparked calls to decolonise the city’s laws. Photo: Sam Tsang
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