Geoffrey Ma said the Basic Law reflects the “implementation of the basic policy of the People’s Republic of China over Hong Kong”. Photo: Robert Ng

Top judge Geoffrey Ma reasserts Hong Kong’s judicial autonomy after Beijing criticism

  • Ma speaks publicly for first time since mainland official said power to interpret city’s mini-constitution rests solely with nation’s top legislative body
  • Features of local legal system ‘guaranteed and spelled out in the clearest of terms in the Basic Law’
Topic |   Hong Kong courts

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Geoffrey Ma said the Basic Law reflects the “implementation of the basic policy of the People’s Republic of China over Hong Kong”. Photo: Robert Ng
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