The Hong Kong Bar Association called for the removal of one-third of the 14 clauses in the proposed national anthem law. Photo: Fung Chang

Hong Kong Bar Association wants overhaul of national anthem bill, saying five of 14 clauses deviate from city’s common law traditions

  • Authorities asked to clarify how law would affect the oath-taking ceremonies of lawmakers and members of the judiciary
  • Five clauses the Bar objected to concern when and how the anthem should be sung
Topic |   Chinese national anthem

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The Hong Kong Bar Association called for the removal of one-third of the 14 clauses in the proposed national anthem law. Photo: Fung Chang
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