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
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’

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
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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