On a discretionary basis, mainland authorities have handed over to Hong Kong fugitives accused of violating the city’s laws. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong is considering changing the law on transferring fugitives – so how are extraditions dealt with now, and why are there no deals with mainland China, Taiwan and Macau?

  • If proposal becomes law, there will be an extradition arrangement between Hong Kong and the mainland for the first time
  • But legal experts caution such a change could also affect existing arrangements with other jurisdictions
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On a discretionary basis, mainland authorities have handed over to Hong Kong fugitives accused of violating the city’s laws. Photo: Handout
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