Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the Legislative Council in 2018. Beijing quashed Lam’s plan to ensure all gifts and benefits offered to the chief executive were graft-free. Photo: Edward Wong

More trouble for lawmakers’ bid to extend Hong Kong anti-bribery laws to govern chief executive

  • Government officials say lawmakers have no power to propose such an amendment
  • The Prevention of Bribery Ordinance, as it stands, cannot be used to prosecute the city’s chief executive
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam at the Legislative Council in 2018. Beijing quashed Lam’s plan to ensure all gifts and benefits offered to the chief executive were graft-free. Photo: Edward Wong
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