Guangdong Police hand over three suspects in a goldsmiths robbery case to Hong Kong Police at Huanggang port. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong extradition law needs revising because it was ‘rushed’ and current arrangement is impractical, Security Bureau tells Legislative Council

  • Responding to questions from Legco’s legal adviser, the bureau said the extradition law was passed just three months before the 1997 handover
  • Under existing ad hoc arrangement, which has never been used, one-off extradition requests must be approved by lawmakers
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Guangdong Police hand over three suspects in a goldsmiths robbery case to Hong Kong Police at Huanggang port. Photo: Edward Wong
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So

Carrie Lam sticks to her guns on Hong Kong’s controversial extradition bill, but government will hear public concerns

  • The chief executive says security minister John Lee and justice minister Teresa Cheng will address public doubts on Tuesday afternoon
  • Lam also softens her tone from last week, saying she is willing to talk to opposition lawmakers, but there will still be no changes to the bill
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam arriving for an Exco meeting on Tuesday morning. Photo: Edmond So
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