The conclusion of a four-day meeting in Beijing saw the National People's Congress Standing Committee extend the term of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council by at least one year. Photo: XinhuaThe conclusion of a four-day meeting in Beijing saw the National People's Congress Standing Committee extend the term of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council by at least one year. Photo: Xinhua
The conclusion of a four-day meeting in Beijing saw the National People's Congress Standing Committee extend the term of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council by at least one year. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing extends Hong Kong’s Legislative Council term by ‘at least one year’ but kicks ball back to Carrie Lam to decide how disqualified lawmakers can continue their duties

  • ‘My understanding is that all serving lawmakers can stay on in the extended term,’ says National People’s Congress delegate who sat in on meeting
  • But questions of how precisely to carry out the NPCSC mandate have been left for the city government to hammer out

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
The conclusion of a four-day meeting in Beijing saw the National People's Congress Standing Committee extend the term of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council by at least one year. Photo: XinhuaThe conclusion of a four-day meeting in Beijing saw the National People's Congress Standing Committee extend the term of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council by at least one year. Photo: Xinhua
The conclusion of a four-day meeting in Beijing saw the National People's Congress Standing Committee extend the term of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council by at least one year. Photo: Xinhua
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