The Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: Nora Tam The Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: Nora Tam
The Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: Nora Tam

Beijing’s decision to extend Legco term shows Hong Kong affairs are no longer dealt with by common law principles, legal scholar warns

  • HKU law scholar Eric Cheung says move shows Hong Kong is not following the Basic Law any more
  • But lawmaker Priscilla Leung says mainland China did not interpret the Basic Law, and struck a balance between the constitutional system and reality

Topic |   Legislative Council elections 2020
The Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: Nora Tam The Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: Nora Tam
The Legislative Council Complex in Tamar. Photo: Nora Tam
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