Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes believes the issue raises important constitutional questions. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes believes the issue raises important constitutional questions. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes believes the issue raises important constitutional questions. Photo: Sam Tsang

Top lawyer asks government if Beijing could control Hong Kong’s prosecutors and judiciary, after justice chief says liaison office has supervisory powers

  • Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes wants clarification on breadth of Beijing’s power
  • Request comes day after city’s justice chief said Basic Law did not stop liaison office having supervisory power over Hong Kong

Topic |   Hong Kong courts
Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes believes the issue raises important constitutional questions. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes believes the issue raises important constitutional questions. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Bar Association chairman Philip Dykes believes the issue raises important constitutional questions. Photo: Sam Tsang
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