Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua has said that ‘under very special circumstances’ Beijing will retain jurisdiction in cases involving the national security law. Photo: BloombergHong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua has said that ‘under very special circumstances’ Beijing will retain jurisdiction in cases involving the national security law. Photo: Bloomberg
Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua has said that ‘under very special circumstances’ Beijing will retain jurisdiction in cases involving the national security law. Photo: Bloomberg

Beijing reserves right to handle ‘rare’ cases involving Hong Kong’s new national security law

  • But direct control expected to be utilised in ‘very, very few’ instances, according to Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua
  • Deng also stresses that new mainland security office in city is an ‘unequivocal demand’ of the government and will ‘supervise’ enforcement of the new law
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua has said that ‘under very special circumstances’ Beijing will retain jurisdiction in cases involving the national security law. Photo: BloombergHong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua has said that ‘under very special circumstances’ Beijing will retain jurisdiction in cases involving the national security law. Photo: Bloomberg
Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office deputy director Deng Zhonghua has said that ‘under very special circumstances’ Beijing will retain jurisdiction in cases involving the national security law. Photo: Bloomberg
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