Hong Kong will be in charge of enforcement of the national security law, but Beijing has retained the right to overrule the city on certain rare cases. Photo: Warton LiHong Kong will be in charge of enforcement of the national security law, but Beijing has retained the right to overrule the city on certain rare cases. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong will be in charge of enforcement of the national security law, but Beijing has retained the right to overrule the city on certain rare cases. Photo: Warton Li

National security law: chief executive picking judges to hear cases undermines judiciary, warns former Hong Kong chief justice

  • Andrew Li says that if independent judiciary does not decide judges, city’s leader should at least receive recommendations
  • He expresses serious concern over central government hearing even small number of cases
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Hong Kong will be in charge of enforcement of the national security law, but Beijing has retained the right to overrule the city on certain rare cases. Photo: Warton LiHong Kong will be in charge of enforcement of the national security law, but Beijing has retained the right to overrule the city on certain rare cases. Photo: Warton Li
Hong Kong will be in charge of enforcement of the national security law, but Beijing has retained the right to overrule the city on certain rare cases. Photo: Warton Li
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