Macau enacted its national security legislation 11 years ago, while 23 years after the handover Hong Kong’s version is still not in place. Photo: Nora Tam Macau enacted its national security legislation 11 years ago, while 23 years after the handover Hong Kong’s version is still not in place. Photo: Nora Tam
Macau enacted its national security legislation 11 years ago, while 23 years after the handover Hong Kong’s version is still not in place. Photo: Nora Tam

What Hong Kong can learn from Macau’s national security law

  • Macau brought in the legislation on its own in 2009 but commentators warn of its limitations as a model for Hong Kong
  • Beijing has resolved to enact the laws for Hong Kong to tackle secession, subversion, terrorism and foreign interference

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Macau enacted its national security legislation 11 years ago, while 23 years after the handover Hong Kong’s version is still not in place. Photo: Nora Tam Macau enacted its national security legislation 11 years ago, while 23 years after the handover Hong Kong’s version is still not in place. Photo: Nora Tam
Macau enacted its national security legislation 11 years ago, while 23 years after the handover Hong Kong’s version is still not in place. Photo: Nora Tam
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