Former chief justice Andrew Li says central authorities’ jurisdiction over a small number of national security cases raises serious concern. Photo: David Wong
Former chief justice Andrew Li says central authorities’ jurisdiction over a small number of national security cases raises serious concern. Photo: David Wong

Hong Kong national security law: former chief justice expresses concern over provisions of legislation

  • Andrew Li says the city leader’s chairmanship of the National Security Commission would make it inappropriate for him or her to choose a judge
  • The power of central authorities to exercise jurisdiction over small number of cases would undermine Hong Kong’s judicial independence, he feels

Former chief justice Andrew Li says central authorities’ jurisdiction over a small number of national security cases raises serious concern. Photo: David Wong
Former chief justice Andrew Li says central authorities’ jurisdiction over a small number of national security cases raises serious concern. Photo: David Wong
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