Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she would drop an attempt to extend anti-bribery legislation to cover the chief executive position. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she would drop an attempt to extend anti-bribery legislation to cover the chief executive position. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she would drop an attempt to extend anti-bribery legislation to cover the chief executive position. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Carrie Lam drops plan to extend Hong Kong’s anti-bribery laws to chief executive post, says amendment could create ‘difficult situations’ for city leaders

  • The Post reported last year that Beijing was against Lam’s election promise to widen laws already covering ministers, civil servants
  • Calls to address the issue first emerged in 2012, when then chief executive Donald Tsang was accused of accepting bribes from a businessman

Topic |   Hong Kong politics
Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she would drop an attempt to extend anti-bribery legislation to cover the chief executive position. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she would drop an attempt to extend anti-bribery legislation to cover the chief executive position. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Carrie Lam told reporters on Tuesday that she would drop an attempt to extend anti-bribery legislation to cover the chief executive position. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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