Former chief justice Andrew Li says central authorities’ jurisdiction over a small number of national security cases raises serious concern. Photo: David WongFormer 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
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Former chief justice Andrew Li says central authorities’ jurisdiction over a small number of national security cases raises serious concern. Photo: David WongFormer 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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