Holding a foreign passport does not affect a judge’s ability to fulfil his oath to serve the city and Basic Law, says former chief justice Andrew Li. Photo: Nora TamHolding a foreign passport does not affect a judge’s ability to fulfil his oath to serve the city and Basic Law, says former chief justice Andrew Li. Photo: Nora Tam
Holding a foreign passport does not affect a judge’s ability to fulfil his oath to serve the city and Basic Law, says former chief justice Andrew Li. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong’s national security law must follow common law, former chief justices say

  • While calling Beijing’s move understandable, Andrew Li argues that offences must be limited in scope, trials openly carried out and defendants presumed innocent
  • Li’s predecessor, Sir Yang Ti-liang, agrees city served ‘well for centuries’ by its legal system
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Holding a foreign passport does not affect a judge’s ability to fulfil his oath to serve the city and Basic Law, says former chief justice Andrew Li. Photo: Nora TamHolding a foreign passport does not affect a judge’s ability to fulfil his oath to serve the city and Basic Law, says former chief justice Andrew Li. Photo: Nora Tam
Holding a foreign passport does not affect a judge’s ability to fulfil his oath to serve the city and Basic Law, says former chief justice Andrew Li. Photo: Nora Tam
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