From left: Edward Yiu Chung-yim, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai outside the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong From left: Edward Yiu Chung-yim, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai outside the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
From left: Edward Yiu Chung-yim, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai outside the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong lawmaker disqualification ruling ‘opens huge floodgate’, lawyers say

Court judgment ‘changes rules of the game’ in the Legislative Council and could have a chilling effect on lawmakers in future, legal experts say

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From left: Edward Yiu Chung-yim, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai outside the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong From left: Edward Yiu Chung-yim, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai outside the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
From left: Edward Yiu Chung-yim, Nathan Law Kwun-chung, ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and Lau Siu-lai outside the High Court on Friday. Photo: Felix Wong
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