Carrie Lam says her responsibilities in selecting judges to cover security law cases does not mean she will appoint them in individual proceedings. Photo: Robert Ng Carrie Lam says her responsibilities in selecting judges to cover security law cases does not mean she will appoint them in individual proceedings. Photo: Robert Ng
Carrie Lam says her responsibilities in selecting judges to cover security law cases does not mean she will appoint them in individual proceedings. Photo: Robert Ng

National security law: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vows not to hand-pick judges for cases brought under new legislation

  • Lam says she will compile list of judges after consulting chief justice, adding that excluding foreign ones is ‘not realistic’
  • Leader rejects calls to use only Chinese nationals to preside over cases, calling it unrealistic

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Carrie Lam says her responsibilities in selecting judges to cover security law cases does not mean she will appoint them in individual proceedings. Photo: Robert Ng Carrie Lam says her responsibilities in selecting judges to cover security law cases does not mean she will appoint them in individual proceedings. Photo: Robert Ng
Carrie Lam says her responsibilities in selecting judges to cover security law cases does not mean she will appoint them in individual proceedings. Photo: Robert Ng
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