Localists Baggio Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching’s actions when they took their Legislative Council oaths prompted the latest debate about separation of powers. Photo: AFP Localists Baggio Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching’s actions when they took their Legislative Council oaths prompted the latest debate about separation of powers. Photo: AFP
Localists Baggio Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching’s actions when they took their Legislative Council oaths prompted the latest debate about separation of powers. Photo: AFP

What’s in three words? Hong Kong debates whether principle of separation of powers applies to city

Beijing loyalists insist that it does not exist in Basic Law, while Chief Justice Geoffrey Ma says mini-constitution clearly sets out the principle

Topic |   Hong Kong Basic Law
Localists Baggio Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching’s actions when they took their Legislative Council oaths prompted the latest debate about separation of powers. Photo: AFP Localists Baggio Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching’s actions when they took their Legislative Council oaths prompted the latest debate about separation of powers. Photo: AFP
Localists Baggio Leung (left) and Yau Wai-ching’s actions when they took their Legislative Council oaths prompted the latest debate about separation of powers. Photo: AFP
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